Mechanical Designer II
Cranberry, PA Conair
Job Type

Conair, part of the IPEG Industrial Group, is a leading producer of auxiliary equipment for the plastics processing industry. We make and market over 450 different products, including resin-drying systems, blenders, feeders and material-conveying systems, temperature-control equipment and granulators. Extrusion solutions include gravimetric control systems, film and sheet scrap-reclaim systems and downstream equipment for pipe and profile extrusion. Conair is also a leader in plastics process integration, engineering and installing complete manufacturing systems that help plastics processors manage their valuable raw materials, handle their critical manufactured parts, and improve their process yield. 


The Mechanical Designer designs, details, documents, and modifies new and existing products utilizing SolidWorks or AutoCad under the direction of an engineer or team member. This position reports to the Engineering Manager and is located in Cranberry Township, PA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate and modify CAD models, drawings, and bill of materials (BOMs) from pre-established guidelines for new and existing products;
  • Prepare layouts of machinery or equipment or plan the flow of work;
  • Works directly with engineering and manufacturing to resolve mechanical and fabrication issues with new and existing products;
  • Works independently or within a team to design and detail mechanical assemblies from general verbal instructions, sketches, or existing models;
  • Resolves associated mechanical and fabrication problems in preparing the final product;
  • Conduct failure analyses, document results, and recommend corrective actions;
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or CAD (or related field) or five (5)+ years of direct work experience without formal education;
  • Position typically expects two (2) + years of direct/relevant experience based on scope of position;
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, procedures and tools within the mechanical design field;
  • Experience with 3D modeling and software, preferably SolidWorks;
  • General experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to adapt to ever-changing work priorities and environment; ability to multitask;
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Occasional travel as job requires.

The IPEG Industrial Group is a family of leading brands serving the global plastics, recycling and industrial heat transfer markets. IPEG, Inc. is a corporate entity which provides best-in-class manufacturing and business support services to its brands in order to create a competitive advantage for each of the brands to drive better solutions for customers. 

At IPEG, we focus on two things: Customers and Employees. And we have a saying that if we do right by both of them, everything else takes care of itself. We have formalized this into IPEG’s Purpose: To foster excellence and inspire confidence in our customers and employees. 

IPEG offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package including profit sharing, bonus plans, 401(k) with company match, medical insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, health club reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance, wellness program and employee referral bonus program. 

IPEG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and offers employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement), veteran status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, HIV-positive status, possession of the sickle cell trait, genetic characteristics, political views, and any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.