Mechanical Design Engineer



Are you looking for an opportunity to utilize your Engineering background while working for a global industry leader? Do you lay awake at night thinking how you can turn your ideas into products? Are you looking for a job opportunity where you feel as though you have a voice and can truly see the impact of your efforts?


If you answered yes to these questions, we should talk!


Pemko (an ASSA ABLOY company) is expanding the Engineering Team. This role will be based on-site at our manufacturing facility located in Memphis, Tennessee.    


What would you do as our Mechanical Design Engineer?

You will be responsible for turning ideas for products into functional prototypes using efficient and affordable processes. You will have the opportunity to work closely with members of the Product Development, Marketing, and Manufacturing Teams.


You would also:

  • Work closely with Product Management to generate, initiate and complete new product, product improvement and cost reduction design ideas based on customer needs and company goals
  • Design and optimize mechanical components for Opening Systems such as: thresholds, hinges, automatic door bottoms, power transfers, sliding and folding hardware, peripheral products, etc.
  • Create and execute product test plans, to include alpha, beta, and compliance testing for durability and functionality
  • Analysis of mechanical systems, including analysis for structural, fatigue, thermal, and acoustics
  • Develop design drawings in accordance with applicable standards and tolerances
  • Construct and oversee technicians in construction of developed systems
  • Interface with outside vendors for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly
  • Confer with other engineers, production staff, and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information
  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specification, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications
  • Perform special assignments and projects as assigned
  • Participate in a safe and harmonious working environment
  • Assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate policies, regulations, AADG programs and policies and the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct


The Skills and Experience you need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of direct work experience
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD or SolidWorks required
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and Lean principles
  • Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational, follow-up and a high comfort level balancing multiple priorities or projects simultaneously


What we offer

We are passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:

  • Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning, management training or enhancing your skills.
  • A competitive salary and incentive schemes.
  • Variety of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Flexible Spending, discount portal, recognition and well-being programs … to name just a few!


We review applications regularly, so don’t wait

We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.

To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post.

If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Stephanie Mandato, Talent Acquisition Manager at



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AADG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran



We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.


As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.


As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Memphis, TN, US, 38141

Engineering & Science

Nearest Major Market: Memphis