Senior Mechanical Engineer

Trevose, Feasterville-Trevose, PA, USA Req #1474
Thursday, March 16, 2023
We are growing! Klein Tools make great products with the highest of standards. We value Quality, Customer Obsession, Innovation, Teamwork and Ownership. These five distinguishing values define our company’s culture and how we operate as an organization.  We believe that these values set our business above others in our industry. At Klein Tools, you have the opportunity to forge your career with an iconic brand to drive your future!

There has never been a better time to join Klein Tools!  

This is a supporting role in which the Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for performing engineering analysis to define design requirements, review suitability of materials, and feasibility of proposed processes under daily direction. This position requires solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals and principles with good general understanding of various material properties.

  • Focus primarily on the engineering development of new product ideas that fuel the future growth of the assigned products.
  • Participate in field visits with Product Marketing to observe end-user installations and uncover unmet needs related to fiber optic cable installations.
  • Participate in internal new product ideation brainstorming to develop next generation product concepts and work to engineer those ideas from concept to commercialization.
  • Provide support and engineering insight to product marketing for the development of new product business cases.
  • Apply the new product development process to bring product from feasibility, through development, pilot, and up to launch.
  • Prepare and route product documentation including, but not limited to, detailed drawings, Item Masters, Bill of Materials (BOMs), specifications and inspection criteria as directed.
  • Design, develop, prototype and test product components, sub‐systems, by using principles and techniques of mechanical, electrical, and/or industrial engineering analysis and findings.
  • Participate as directed in resolving engineering design, product quality and testing issues.
  • Fulfill benchmark evaluation of competitive or proposed new products as well as ongoing product improvements utilizing proposed processes or material changes.
  • Perform engineering analysis and field research to define design requirements for new products.
  • Perform quality improvement and cost reduction projects that improve customer satisfaction and profitability. Use problem‐solving skills to analyze engineering difficulties.
  • Prioritize work to align with the goals of the department and various project teams.
  • Review personal progress within projects on a consistent basis and work to maintain timelines.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and three (3) years of relevant work experience in SolidWorks or other CAD software experience. Knowledge of machining and other manufacturing processes is a plus.
  • Must have strong technical and analytical skills. Must have planning and organizational skills. Must be capable of facilitating projects and solutions on time and within budget. Demonstrated oral and written communication within a team environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Physical Demand Requirements

​Occasionally required to stand, walk or sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
401(k) Company Match
Profit Sharing
Paid Vacation/Holidays
Shared Cost Medical & Dental
Flex Spending
Education Reimbursement Program
Employee Discount Program

Klein Tools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For candidates with disabilities and needing assistance, please email us at

Other details

  • Job Family Engineering
  • Job Function Office
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Trevose, Feasterville-Trevose, PA, USA