Senior Mechanical Engineer



Aprilaire is an industry leading provider of healthy air solutions who is committed to our mission; everyone deserves healthy air. You will join a team of professionals who are passionate, customer focused, adaptable, and leading the way for new HVAC technologies and innovative thinking. We are proud to be in over 7 million homes and look forward to our continued success; give your career a breath of fresh air today and consider joining our team! 


Aprilaire is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer! You'll make an impact by contributing to new product design and development from concept through production and leading key projects and product initiatives as they relate to product engineering, performance and analysis.  


This role is not 100% remote. 


Your day will include::

  • Product design with high speed manual manufacturing in mind.
  • Development of multiple cost effective, innovative design solutions, and assembly methods.
  • Work with marketing to developed published product specifications.
  • Preparing engineering specifications including physical, operational, reliability, and performance.
  • Development and implementation of laboratory and field test programs.
  • Obtaining quotations, preparing cost estimates, and billing of materials.
  • Identify and implementing cost reduction projects by utilizing more efficient designs through material reduction, part count reduction, or other design techniques.
  • Working with purchasing for vendor qualification and selections.
  • Working with Product Approval to prepare qualification test specifications.
  • Designing for assembly.
  • Developing design FMEA’s.
  • Developing product design requirements using VOC and QFD methodologies.
  • Working with manufacturing to develop quality plans.
  • Directing project teams.
  • Representing engineering on new product introduction teams.


If the below says, "Me!" apply today:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering 
  • 4+ years of related experience.
  • Prior project management experience a must.
  • Experience leading Engineering teams and setting priorities.
  • Experience working within industry codes and standards.
  • Working knowledge in residential HVAC controls, such as radiant heating, thermostats, zoning, heating, humidifier, dehumidifier, and air-conditioning controls preferred.
  • Working knowledge of CAD tools such as SolidWorks..
  • Industry experience in consumer products, commercial products and/or electronic products that are mass produced.
  • Working knowledge of regulations, standards, and codes such as those produced or endorsed by, but not limited to, IEC, IEEE, NEMA, NEC, UL, AHRI, and ASHRAE.
  • Demonstrated understanding of environmental, reliability & qualification testing.


A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR ALL!  At Aprilaire, we know our employees are our most important resource. Below is just a snapshot of our benefits package: 


We care about your health by providing...

  • health insurance plan
  • dental and vision insurance
  • flexible spending account
  • progressive wellness programming for you and your family (including fitness programs and incentives)

We care about your wellbeing by providing...

  • vacation and holiday pay
  • employee discounts on Aprilaire products

We care when you need it most by providing...

  • company-sponsored short and long term disability plans
  • identity theft protection
  • bereavement pay

We care about your financial wellness by providing...

  • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing
  • life insurance coverage

We care about our community by...

  • giving back to local charities through fundraising, volunteering, and charitable events
  • sponsoring employees and immediate family members for their participation in charitable events

Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


Aprilaire is an E-Verify company 


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