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Mechanical Engineer II - Heavy Duty Aftermarket

Date: Jul 7, 2021

Location: Colmar, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

As a Mechancial Engineer II for Dorman Products in our Heavy Duty group, you will be invovled in implementing and coordinating heavy duty aftermarket engineering projects that support the development and improvement of our HD products, as directed by the Engineering Manager. We are seeking multiple Mechanical Engineers who can think outside the box and use creative methods to solve problems and develop new solutions. If this sounds like you and you thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment, we want to hear from you! 


Primary Duties

  • Work with product line managers and purchasing to aid in the development of product utilizing reverse engineering best practices. 
  • Produce product documentation that sufficiently identifies product dimensional and performance requirements. 
  • Direct, coordinate, or fabricate prototype product samples and test equipment builds. 
  • Confer with the product team to prepare and implement design modifications and manage changes. 
  • Manage the requirements for PPAP and review accompanying documentation. 
  • Analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional, reliability and quality requirements. 
  • Interpret process certifications and flow charts to identify process weaknesses and recommend appropriate corrective actions. 
  • Create and maintain the requirements for incoming and source inspection processes. 
  • Evaluate product warranty information, root cause quality concerns and implement design/process improvements. 



  • Reverse Engineering or Product Development experience 
  • Thorough knowledge of SolidWorks or, other CAD software 
  • Thorough knowledge of GD&T drafting techniques 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Access  
  • Knowledge of EPDM or other PDM software 
  • Understanding of manufacturing capabilities; i.e. machining, stamping, casting, injection molding, electronics assembly 
  • Basic knowledge of automotive mechanical & electrical systems 
  • Experience in cross-functional team 


Education and/or Experience

  • Technical degree (BS) in mechanical engineering with 3+ years of experience; or 
  • Associate degree with 5+ years of related experience 




Dorman Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Candidates must pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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