Mechanical Engineer

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Experience (Years)

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join the team in Denver, Colorado. The primary role of the sales engineer is to provide engineering design support to customers requesting product(s) not offered in the company’s standard catalogue. Additionally, a sales engineer will provide internal technical support to all departments and customers. Duties include product creation using Solidworks, BOM creation, electrical applications troubleshooting, prototyping, customer interfacing, and production support.



About Legrand       

Legrand is a global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


Employing more than 2,700 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  


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Equal Opportunity Employer




Required Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • 2+ years Mechanical Engineering in a fast-paced environment.  (Internship/College experience accepted)

Preferred Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • 3D CAD Skills (Solidworks preferred)
  • Mechanical assembly design
  • Lighting design preferred
  • Sheet metal design preferred
  • BOM creation experience
  • Electrical wiring knowledge preferred
  • Be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. 
  • Able to deal professionally with internal customers, co-workers and regulatory personnel.
  • Able to multi-task in a high speed environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving capability
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Position Attributes

Main Activities:

  • Organization: Individual Contributor competency model
  • Main Interface: Internal – Engineering, operations, and inside sales personnel.  External – contractors and reps.
  • Budget: No direct budgetary responsibility. 

Main Job Duties:


  • Sales support (60%).
    • Provide technical information to internal/external
    • Create engineering drawings for customer
    • Field pre-sales questions and specifications
    • Support service and warranty
    • Facilitate training on Pinnacle product
    • Present to clients
  • Technical Knowledge/Engineering (40%)
  • Use Infor (ERP system) to create bills of material
  • Generate custom designs to accommodate customer needs
  • Work with vendors to ensure quality and manufacturability
  • Provide assistance with applications including, but not limited to the following:
    • Lamps/Ballasts
    • Battery/GTD/Emergency
    • Sensors/Controls/Wiring
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of technical data organization
  • Provide support to the production floor




PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus


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