Mechanical Engineer: hybrid remote

Full Time, Hybrid Remote
Houghton, MI
GS Engineering
Science & Engineering

GS Engineering

GS Engineering, a diverse, high-tech company located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, seeks a Mechanical Engineer to join their team in Houghton, Michigan. This is a hybrid remote position offering a schedule that works part of the week in-office and the remainder from the comfort of your home. Applicants can expect a flexible work environment and opportunities for professional growth and development.

 The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the technical development of mechanical designs and will provide a critical function within our team, developing solutions from concept through production. If you have a strong technical aptitude and flexibility to adapt to individual client needs, this may be a perfect fit for you.


  • $55,000 – $69,000 annual starting salary.
  • Employee Stock Ownership.
  • Health, dental and vision; health savings account; life and disability insurance.
  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Cell phone allowance.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Paid holidays and paid vacation days.


  • Solve technical problems of moderate complexity within your area of expertise and work collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Develop new/improved platforms including ground-up design, integration of systems, implementation of advanced technologies, and cost reduction.
  • Design structures with focus on weight optimization.
  • Obsolescence engineering and benchmarking.
  • Analyze/interpret design specifications, drawings, documentation, and/or test results to ensure technical designs comply with applicable engineering standards, military specifications, and product requirements.
  • Direct Designers in the development of 3D CAD models and 2D drawing packages; may be required to perform 3D and 2D CAD as needed.
  • Compile reports and present information to project managers and clients.
  • Work within project budgets as defined by project management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of experience, education and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to be successful in this position.
  • Experience designing mechanical systems preferred.
  • Experience in design of vehicular systems preferred.
  • Experience with application and interpretation of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing preferred.
  • Experience with APQP process and tools (e.g. DFMEA, DVP&R, DFM, DFA) preferred.
  • Enthusiasm for excellence and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • To conform to U.S. Government regulations, candidates must be United States citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States and able to participate in obtaining a security clearance from the Department of Defense upon hire.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

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