Lafayette Instrument Company is an equal opportunity employer who values a diverse workforce.

Lafayette Instrument Company was voted Lafayette’s Small Business of the month in September 2016. If you are interested in working for a small, well established, family-oriented company, please consider one of our available day shift positions. We are proud to offer competitive pay and benefits and to manufacture and distribute products that improve safety, security, and wellness worldwide.

We promote a drug-free and safe workplace through pre-employment screening. Ideal candidates are highly motivated and productive with strong communication and attention to detail skills. All candidates must have the ability and desire to thrive in a fast moving, team-based environment where there are always new opportunities to keep the work interesting.

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Mechanical Engineer


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Position: Full Time
Salary: Depends on Education and/or Experience
Need: Immediate

Lafayette Instrument Company seeks an individual for the position of Mechanical Engineer. Lafayette Instrument Company is a product innovation company that designs, develops and manufactures instrumentation for the investigation, study and assessment of biological and behavioral processes. These products have been sold worldwide to universities, physicians, law enforcement agencies, governments, private practitioners, and corporations. The individual will be responsible for the design of mechanical and electromechanical products and systems, new product development and the maintenance and documentation of current designs.


  • Company medical, dental and vision plans
  • Wellness Program
  • 401K Matching
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Competitive vacation package
  • 9 company paid holidays

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research, plan, design, prototype and build mechanical and electromechanical products and systems using established engineering principles and manufacturing practices.
  • Learn and apply new or emerging technologies and design principles.
  • Research design specifications and proposals to determine the feasibility of designs or applications.
  • Analyze mechanical drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for products, projects, or services.
  • Determine material and labor requirements and prepare itemized cost estimates.
  • Direct fabrication, assembly, installation and repair processes to ensure products and systems conform to specifications.
  • Develop methods for testing products or systems.
  • Maintain product specifications, drawings, instructions, material lists and engineering changes.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, manufacturing personnel and other engineers to discuss and formulate design criteria and resolve issues.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager.

Mechanical Engineer Qualifications

  • Four year degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent experience in product design and support.
  • Experience with Computer Aided Design and Parametric 3-D modeling. Experience with SolidWorks is preferred.
  • Experience in designing mechanical products and systems for manufacture.
  • Ability in strength and fatigue analysis is preferred.
  • Ability in injection molded part design is preferred.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, establish priorities, and multi-task across concurrent projects.
  • Ability to read, develop, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information including technical drawings, mechanical prints, work instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, vendors and sales personnel.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information to management, customers, and sales personnel.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of product and project objectives.

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3700 Sagamore Pkwy N
Lafayette, IN 47904

Phone: (765) 423-1505
Fax: (765) 423-4111



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Lafayette Instrument Company
3700 Sagamore Pkwy N
Lafayette, IN 47904

Phone: (765) 423-1505
Fax: (765) 423-4111


Copyright © 2009 - 2020 Lafayette Instrument Company. All Rights Reserved.