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Foundry Design Engineer

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General Kinematics
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


GK Systems, a General Kinematics Brand, is a premier leader in the design and integration of foundry systems. Whether it’s the complete design and manufacture of a greenfield foundry, complicated retrofits, or system upgrades, GK Systems is the one stop shop for all things foundry.

We are currently looking for a qualified Foundry Design Engineer to join our expanding team. This position is responsible for development, design, and analysis of foundry systems. Additionally, this position requires working within a team environment with other areas such as System Engineering, Production Engineering, Customer Service, Sales and R&D testing. The ideal candidate will have direct foundry experience as a project engineer or involvement with the design, layout, and ROI of capital equipment projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Apply existing knowledge gained from working within the metal casting industry toward new solutions that will elevate the customer’s process.

  • Green sand or no-bake processes will be the primary focus of this position.

  • Create and modify engineering drawings in conformance to GK Systems methods to define equipment and parts accurately and clearly for manufacture.

  • Grow and maintain a set of engineering design, analysis, CAD, manufacturing and GK equipment knowledge.

  • Assist in the development of new market initiatives and support existing marketing strategies.

  • Take a proactive approach in partnering with Sales and other departments to provide customers with competitive and accurate proposals.

  • Continuously look for ways to control costs by optimizing critical design, eliminating unnecessary costs and help improve efficiency within the group.

  • Effectively utilize available technology to enhance productivity.

  • Fully support the Company’s ISO objectives, policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Engineering experience designing capital industrial equipment is a plus.

  • The ability to occasionally travel onsite for process evaluations, field measuring, commissioning, etc.

  • Working knowledge of computer aided design systems, preferably AutoCAD, Inventor, and Vault.

  • Resolve problems by identifying and analyzing problems logically and comprehensively, distinguishing between relevant and irrelevant information.

  • To understand basic business concepts and the ability to respond to customer requests.

  • The ability to take ownership and show support for work related initiatives.

Employment includes: Benefits include competitive pay, health, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(K), on the job training, development and much more.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Job Information

  • Job ID: 68091422
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
  • Company Name For Job: General Kinematics
  • Position Title: Foundry Design Engineer
  • Job Function: Design
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate

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