Design Engineer 2

Balionis Group, Inc. is well known for providing engineers and technology people to a variety of high technology firms.  We provide direct placement as well as contract engineers.

We are currently looking for a Design Engineer 2 for a permanent position within our client base.  This position is permanent and is based in Freeport, PA.


Under minimal supervision, works on all activities regarding the design, detail, construction, and modification of dies utilizing the CAD system by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Reviews order requirements and customer specific requirements.
  • Confers with project team members to ensure that project objectives are addressed in the work plan.
  • Work from customer part prints to conceptualize, design and detail tool designs.
  • Create strip layouts and lead the design and detail efforts of progressive dies.
  • Provide technical support throughout the manufacturing and debug cycle of dies.
  • Examine to make certain that the drawings are dimensional and logistically correct.
  • Make customer contacts to discuss any specifications that may be necessary to effectively design the die.
  • Make certain that customer specifications are documented into the die design.
  • Attend die discussion for each assigned die design.
  • Attend and participate in die review meetings/technical discussions on assigned die designs.
  • Strives to exceed customer expectations as to performance, solution, and delivery commitment.
  • Actively participates as a design resource for multiple projects.
  • Actively participates and contributes ideas pertaining to the development of dies.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Comply with state and federal law safety regulations in addition to safety and security procedures.
  • Adhere to company policies and state and federal laws and regulations relating to employment, including promoting a workplace free of discrimination and harassment.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time, and regularly travel between departments and divisions.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly have to travel through other departments.  The atmosphere is a climatic office setting, and the employee will spend the majority of his/her time sitting at a computer terminal.


  • Must have experience in leading edge design concepts.
  • Must be able to provide unique/creative solutions.
  • Must have the ability to provide leadership as well as contribute within a team setting to obtain desired results.
  • Must be able to coach and mentor co-workers to increase their skills and abilities.
  • Must be able to think methodically and technically to ensure project success.
  • Must possess the skills to be technically aggressive when approaching and determining project solutions.
  • Must have a working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Windows applications.
  • Must be able to offer forward thinking ideas and innovative concepts.
  • Must possess knowledge of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
  • Must have a working knowledge of CAD/CAM system.
  • Must have a working knowledge of manufacturing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate through written, verbal, or other means of communication.
  • Must be able to understand written correspondence.
  • Must be able to wear personal protection equipment, such as earplugs, safety glasses, and safety shoes.
  • Must be able to organize work and prioritize tasks.
  • Must have the ability and interpersonal skills to successfully work as a team member to obtain desired results.
  • Must be able to understand and apply work-related documents such as operating manuals, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to understand and perform to job-related quality standards and methods.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or be able to comply with U.S. export regulations.

Previous Experience / Educational Qualifications:

  • Previous experience using Siemens NX6 preferred.
  • Previous experience using AutoCad 2014 and/or SolidWorks 2014 required.
  • Previous experience using Forming Simulation software preferred.
  • Successful completion of the engineering apprenticeship program or equivalent experience required.
  • 2 – 4 Years of advanced education or equivalent experience with emphasis in mechanical engineering or a related field preferred.
  • 10 years Engineering or Tool & Die design/development experience required.

Upon request, the full position description will be released to the candidates.

Contact us for more information on the specific client and more details on the position description,

Interested candidates should send their resume to

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