Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled entry-level Mechanical Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for operating automated machinery, including both CNC machines and cam-operated equipment, and setting up and maintaining screw machines to produce high-quality parts that meet customer specifications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate automated machinery, including CNC machines and cam-operated equipment
  • Set up and maintain screw machines and CNC machines to produce quality parts
  • Interpret blueprints, specifications, and work instructions to determine machine setup requirements
  • Monitor production and adjust machine settings as needed to maintain quality standards
  • Conduct regular machine maintenance to ensure optimal performance
  • Inspect finished parts for accuracy and quality
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to machine operation and product quality
  • Ensure part quality and productivity using measuring instruments and gauges
  • Have the ability to read technical drawings or quickly learn this skill
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and suggest improvements
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Use basic tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.
  • Possess a high degree of mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Be able to evaluate a situation and suggest improvements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Knowledge of machine setup and operation
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, specifications, and work instructions
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A high degree of mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Metal fabrication experience in a machine shop (preferred).
  • Rate of pay will be commensurate with experience and knowledge.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and opportunities for growth and development within the company. If you have the required experience and qualifications, please submit your resume for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour

  • Prion Manufacturing Company
    One Prion Drive
    Oakdale, PA 15071-3645
    Tel: 724-693-0200
    Fax: 724-693-8686


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