Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

Sr. Mechanical Engineer

4 weeks ago
450 Bond St.-Corporate


Klein Tools has a 160-year history of serving the hand tool needs of professional tradesmen with products that represent a standard of excellence, innovation, technology and quality in our industry. We are looking for candidates who want a career working with The Premier Brand of Hand Tools. We are currently looking for a Sr. Mechanical Engineer to be located in our Lincolnshire Corporate Facility.


As a Sr. Mechanical Engineer, you will be the lead engineer for projects in multiple product categories. You will lead new product development projects from feasibility, through development, pilot, and up to launch.  In addition, you will manage quality improvement and cost reduction projects that improve customer satisfaction and profitability.  You will utilize problem-solving skills to analyze engineering difficulties and define appropriate corrective actions. In addition, you will be responsible for performing engineering analysis and field research to define design requirements for new products. You will also develop test plans for benchmark evaluation of competitive products, qualification of new or proposed products, as well as ongoing product improvement utilizing proposed processes or material changes.


Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design of handheld electronic products with a proven ability to manage and lead projects.  In addition, they will have proven knowledge, experience and expertise in the design, development, and new product introduction (NPI) of handheld electronic products.  Candidates will also be proficient with CAD (SolidWorks preferred).


Candidates are also required to have the following:

  • strong analytical, planning, organizational, and conflict resolution skills
  • ability to manage major engineering projects and lead a project team
  • ability to communicate with all levels of a project team
  • ability to complete projects on  time and within budget 

Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • On-site Fitness Center
  • Employee Discount Program

If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, submit your cover letter and resume.


No phone calls please.




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