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Mechanical Engineer

Flexsteel Industries Inc, Dubuque, IA

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Flexsteel Industries, Inc. offers a competitive salary, along with an excellent full-time benefits including:

  • excellent health/dental/vision plan 
  • 10 days vacation starting 
  • 9 paid holidays, + 1 floating holiday
  • 401k
  • a friendly, supportive work environment
  • Flexsteel furniture discounts
  • professional growth opportunities



Define specifications for interchangeable mechanical and electrical components and upholstery materials used across a multitude of product lines in all business units.  This position will work closely with internal departments and component vendors to develop and/or select, qualify, approve and document new and existing component (systems). 


Component Engineering

  • Working closely with Marketing, Purchasing, Vendors, and Quality, investigate, develop, select, and approve new mechanical and electrical components.
  • Define product specifications for components based on functional requirements.
  • Working closely with Corporate Quality, define testing and inspection requirements for mechanical and electrical components.
  • Work closely with D&E teams and production plants to implement new components into multiple styles and production processes.
  • Create and maintain an engineering component library for all component groups. 

Materials Engineering

  • Working closely with Corporate Quality, Purchasing, and Vendors define specifications, testing, and inspection requirements for common upholstery materials.
  • Create and maintain an engineering component library for all material groups.
  • Work closely with D&E teams and production plants to implement new materials into multiple styles and production processes. 

Value Engineering

  • Actively participate in value engineering (VAVE) workshops for high running and program styles.
  • Work closely with D&E Managers to set up workshops and help to moderate the activities.
  • Take responsibility for any component related actions stemming from the workshops. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required, Mechanical Engineering or related
  • 3-5 years mechanical and/or electro-mechanical product design experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Knowledge of Solid Works and AutoCAD (or similar 2D CAD program) preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point; Microsoft Project preferred
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Willing to travel domestically (and internationally) as required


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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 434813
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
First Shift
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 2-5 Years
Education Bachelors

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