Position Title:  Senior Mechanical Engineer


Woodstock, CT, US, 6281

Job Category:  Engineering
Shift:  Shift 1
Full Time / Part Time:  Full-Time
Job Level:  Individual Contributor
Approximate Travel:  0%
Job Description: 


Rogers Corporation is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join the Engineering department. This position can sit in Moosup OR Woodstock, CT .The hired individual will have primary design responsibility for small to large-scale capital projects in support of new product development, capacity expansion, and EH&S. This person will provide technical support to operations for process improvements, and when equipment malfunctions.

Essential Functions:

  • Design mechanical systems to replace and/or expand upon existing production equipment.
  • Prepare the necessary 3D models, mechanical drawings and P&ID’s as required.
  • Troubleshoot component and complex system issues involving motors, pumps, flow meters, mixers, gear reducers and pneumatics.
  • Perform engineering calculations to support design work.
  • Manages all activities associated with external contractors including selection, design of scope of work, monitoring of on-site contractor personnel, coordination of internal resources, conflict resolution, monitoring and management of schedule, approving of payments and communication of changes.
  • Coordinates capital projects from project planning through project completion including writing of the project, project leadership, vendor selection, equipment specifications, and presentation to stakeholders and overseeing of 3rd party design.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams.
  • Provides timely communication to manager and other appropriate stakeholders on the status of all current projects.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience designing systems engineering experience
  • Proficiency with CAD software such as SolidWorks or Inventor, AutoCAD to create 3D parts, large assemblies, mechanical prints, and work with factory layouts
  • Project management with proficiency with MS Project or similar software
  • Ability to travel domestically 10-25%, and occasionally internationally up to 10%

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of  7 years of manufacturing or industrial engineering experience
  • Project management certifications
  • Knowledge of complete product/part development process from concept to production
  • Familiarity with web handling, calerending, converting or chemical delivery systems
  • Knowledge of six sigma or shainin problem solving principles
Additional Qualification Details:  No additional requirement needed

Who We Are and What We Are All About:

Rogers Corporation makes tomorrow's innovations possible. Help build a cleaner, safer and more connected world with a career at Rogers, where we make tomorrow’s innovations possible. We rely on a talented workforce to develop our cutting edge, market-leading material technologies. Our global team develops innovative specialty materials and components that enable technology in a wide array of high-growth markets. Our customers expect high performance and reliability, so we are always looking for people who can improve processes, get results and represent a best-in-class organization. People are at the heart of all our operations, and we encourage our employees to act with integrity, creativity and excellence to help drive results worldwide.

Why Work for Rogers:

It is our commitment to get “Results, but Results the Right Way.” Rogers offers an exceptional work environment and a value-driven culture modeled by leadership. Employees have access to developmental opportunities as well as top-notch benefits and incentive programs. Come join a winning team!

Rogers Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

About Rogers Corporation:

At Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), we're changing how the world uses technology. We are a global leader in materials technology and manufacturing, producing engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With nearly 200 years of materials science and engineering experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable global Advanced Electronics Solutions and Elastomeric Material Solutions, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers enables the world’s leading innovators to achieve greater performance, speed to market and reliability through our renowned technical solutions support, problem-solving and application engineering capabilities. Rogers delivers market-leading solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy, sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel, wireless infrastructure and automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.