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Mechanical Engineer

Guthrie Oklahoma | Reports to: Director of Engineering

Position Overview

Autoquip Corporation, a leading manufacturer of mechanical and hydraulic lift equipment is looking for a creative and innovative mechanical engineer to work on the designs of our equipment. We work with many leading manufacturing companies around the world and meeting their needs is critical to our continued success and growth.  You will work closely with other teams to ensure we deliver superior quality and satisfaction to our customers.


BSME. Performs intermediate mechanical design calculations and is proficient with CAD and ERP. Ability to consistently process medium complexity customer orders and participate in basic team projects. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; reporting  to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.


As a Mechanical Engineer for Autoquip, you will be responsible for the development of custom solutions in an engineered-to-order, complex manufacturing environment. This includes the actual design, drawings, and BOM.

• Design may include:
o Options for standard products.
o Modification of standard products.
o Custom designs (Size/travel/capacity).
o Customer supplied component integration.

• Drawings may include:
o Customer application layout for approval.
o Final approved for record.
o Part/assembly.

• BOM may include:
o Existing/new parts.
o Setting up the operations (routing).
o Operation/purchased/component special comments.
o Attached drawings.

• Perform mechanical design calculations, also extensive use of CAD (SolidWorks) and ERP (Epicor).
• Must be able to follow procedures, as well as rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Work with cross functional teams providing technical support for the life of the design from shop to installation and older equipment out in the field.


A bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering technology. Experience or understanding of hydraulic controls and power units preferred.


• The ideal candidate will have a hands-on mentality and problem solving skills. A certain level of creativity and latitude is required.
• A mechanical aptitude that says, “I may not know the answer now, but I will figure it out.”
• A desire to understand what you are doing, why you are doing it, and how/what it affects.
• The ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize. Also responsive to overtime.

About Autoquip

At the heart of Autoquip’s success is our dedicated team of engineers, sales, purchasing, quality assurance and manufacturing experts. Many have careers with Autoquip that span decades. Autoquip is known for taking care of its employees and we strongly believe in fostering close relationships with an open-door policy and building a culture of trust and respect.

Autoquip is a progressive and friendly, family oriented, mid-size lift equipment manufacturing company located in Guthrie, Oklahoma– just 30 minutes north of downtown Oklahoma City. To best serve our employees, We offer competitive wages and health benefits, paid holidays and vacation time, life insurance, sick pay, on-going training programs, and a plan for retirement.

We are invested in our employees and want them to have long-term careers with Autoquip. If you are looking for long-term employment with a company that is growing, stable and highly respected in the material handling industry, we want to hear from You! Autoquip is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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It is the policy of Autoquip, to afford Equal Employment Opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, national origin or sex. Further, all applicable laws relating to age, marital status, and disability discrimination will be strictly adhered to.

This policy of Equal Employment applies to all aspects of the employment relationship.