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Design Engineer

Lenco Armored Vehicles

Job Summary:

The Design Engineer is responsible for the development of 2D and 3D files, drawings, layouts of vehicle parts and assemblies. This position requires independence in resolving design challenges and non-routine drawing assignments.


  • Create designs for metal fabricated parts and assemblies using SolidWorks 3D.
  • Create full truck models and related documentation for the production dept.
  • Create drawings for external vendors for the purpose of machining or fabricating.
  • Effectively manage files using PDM software.
  • Effectively work independently in a team environment while managing multiple projects of varying degrees of urgency and complexity.
  • Collaborate with members of production staff to review designs and resolve manufacturing concerns.
  • Complete department ECR’s (engineering change request) as assigned to repair/modify current designs or drawings.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of bills of material for manufactured and purchased parts.
  • Assist in improvement of standard operating procedures, safety, quality control, and training.
  • Assist and implement prosses improvement via design and manufacturing improvement techniques.
  • Carry our daily project management and problem resolution.


  • File management using ERP system.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Various levels of internal staff within a variety of departments.
  • Customer and vendor interaction.
  • Production, Sales and Purchasing Departments


  • Five (5) plus years mechanical background
  • Three (3) plus years in a manufacturing environment


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial Technology, or related Engineering field


  • Valid driver’s license


  • Strong experience with SolidWorks.
  • Knowledge of GD&T.
  • Efficient with Microsoft desktop applications (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to handle multiple projects while maintaining scheduled deadlines.


  • Must be able to pass physical exam
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle
  • Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting, and kneeling
  • Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle
  • Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
  • Good hearing


  • Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs.  Safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Working safely is a precondition of employment.


  • Heated and well-ventilated factory with bright lighting and epoxied floors
  • Work shirts provided
  • Team Environment with periodic company luncheons and celebratory functions
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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