Brunswick Life Fitness - Mechanical Engineer I in Franklin Park, Illinois

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.

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The individual will be responsible for the mechanical design, development, analysis and release of components and/or sub-systems for cardiovascular and/or strength products from concept through production launch.

Supports current product lines, as assigned, by using general mechanical engineering skills to resolve field, service and manufacturing issues, as required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Follows Life Fitness Mechanical Engineering departmental procedures and design guidelines to complete engineering tasks as assigned.

  • Under the direction of an experienced mechanical engineer/manager, uses SolidWorks to complete CAD model and drawing development for metal and plastic components, working with internal and external suppliers to determine the optimal manufacturing process for each component.

  • Performs engineering analyses, such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA), dynamic simulations, design calculations, and tolerance analysis, to prove out the feasibility of component and sub-system designs.

  • Contributes to projects to improve Mechanical Engineering department processes and procedures, as assigned.

Required Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

  • Efficient with 3D CAD software, SolidWorks preferred

  • Basic understanding of Drawing Development

  • Basic knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) preferred

  • Basic understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) development/management

  • Capable of completing engineering analyses, such as: FEA, Hand calculations

  • Working knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools, such as Teamcenter, preferred

  • Working knowledge of Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) tools preferred

  • Basic understanding of Project Management

  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in professional or volunteer organizations


Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.


0-3 years experience as a mechanical engineer in a related field

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Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is home to the people behind life’s passions. Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as recreational boats, marine engines, fitness equipment, active recreation, and activated workplace products. While we are family to 14,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.