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Senior Design Engineer

Job Introduction

The Design Engineer III will be responsible for carrying out the duties of the Engineering Department, including design, research, prototyping, engineering documentation, estimating and process improvement. The employee in this position will collaborate with design, laboratory technicians, purchasing, sales, manufacturing, and assembly teams on design projects.

Role Responsibility

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons

  • Fully manage design projects, following through from inception to production
  • Develop new products
  • Solve design problems; adapt, alter, and/or improve existing products
  • Interpret design specifications and translate into design of custom hydraulic manifold housings or valves, and develop detailed drawings for the product
  • Produce and maintain design drawings via CAD using PTC Creo
  • Collaborate with Testing, Purchasing and manufacturing teams on design projects
  • Lead design reviews for specific projects involving various departments
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to address and resolve manufacturing, design and quality problems, and ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes and methods
  • Write professional and technical reports after analyzing and interpreting data from various test sources to provide clear conclusions about the results
  • Drive continuous efficiency and effectiveness in day-to-day activities
  • Use analysis software including ANSYS, Fluent, Maxwell, MATLAB, and HYSAN
  • Use documentation software including Q-Pulse and PDMLink (managing ECRs, ECNs & PECNs)
  • Provide technical support and be a resource to other Engineers


  • Support the organization with sharing and implementing best practices across all locations


  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering or related field or relevant experience in lieu thereof
  • 7-10 years’ relevant work experience.
  • CAD proficiency with PTC Creo
  • Hydraulic valve and/or manifold design or complex layout design
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Firm understanding of drafting practices; working knowledge of geometric tolerance practices
  • In depth knowledge of hydraulic principles
  • Strong understanding of valve types and functions; valve symbols and valve port logic
  • Ability to plan, schedule, coordinate and problem solve effectively
  • Ability to lead a design review and to interact with individuals and departments throughout the organization on a regular basis
  • Accurate and detail oriented, with the ability to follow through on tasks and objectives
  • Ability to function effectively as part of a team
  • Strong technical writing ability to provide in depth conclusions regarding test data
  • Ability to manage, work on, and assist with multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels throughout the organization

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Lift and move a minimum of 5 pounds without assistance

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely takes place in a standard office setting, but occasionally the role can be exposed to a variety of potentially hazardous conditions. PPE is supplied and required in such environments. The noise level in the work environment can be soft to moderate.

Travel Requirements

Some overnight and international travel may be required


Package Description

Our employees enjoy a full complement of benefits including Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health insurance, Dental, Vision, Company Paid and Voluntary Life Insurance, Disability coverage, pet insurance and 401(k) with a generous match. Paid Time Off (PTO), 11 Paid Holidays and more!. We offer best manufacturing practices training, Six Sigma classes led by our own Black Belts, supervisory and management development courses .Our employees are encouraged to further their education with our Tuition Assistance Programs, 

Salary offered will depend on the candidate's job-related skills, experience, and knowledge

About the Company


HydraForce, a Bosch Rexroth company under the compact Hydralics offers one of the most comprehensive lines of high-quality hydraulic cartridge valves for the mobile and industrial equipment markets. We design and manufacture high performance valves that meet virtually any need encountered in machine design. HydraForce cartridge valves are designed to fit a wide range of industry-common valve cavities. Our employees enjoy a fast-paced and challenging work environment that provides them with daily opportunities to Power Forward their careers. For almost 35 years, HydraForce has been producing the most innovative electro-hydraulic control solutions for the mobile machinery and industrial equipment markets.

Bosch Rexroth is one of the world’s leading providers of drive and control technologies. Regardless of the motion task that customers face anywhere in the world, they will always find a Bosch Rexroth team with the local experience and the appropriate know-how from more than 30 industries and all drive and control technologies. Our associates take on their customers’ challenges with passion and persistence until the right solution is found. This is what makes Bosch Rexroth a strong, reliable partner for Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering and Factory Automation. As the Drive & Control Company, we develop, produce, and distribute our components and system solutions in over 80 countries.



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