Senior Mechanical Engineer - Dehumidification



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 Engineer - Dehumidification to join our rapidly growing Engineering team! In this role you will develop, maintain, and ensure conformance to the specifications and performance of the dehumidification product line that serves one of America's fastest growing industries. You'll be part of a team that manages product from start to finish; from innovation, to design and development, and beyond! 



In this role, you will:

  • Prepare specifications for new product designs 
  • Develop cost effective, innovative new product design solutions and improve existing designs
  • Prepare and approve production documentation 
  • Provide technical product support to Procurement and Operations
  • Develop cost effective, innovative new product design solutions and improving existing designs
  • Identify robust, cost-effective production methods
  • Identify product or productivity improvement opportunities
  • Be a technical voice in design reviews and design decisions.
  • Execute to meet project schedules, budgets, and performance deliverables
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities such as warranty analysis, and alternate components evaluations
  • Use engineering problem solving tools and methods to systematically solve production or customer issues
  • Ensure adherence to processes such as Warranty, FRACAS, PCO, NPI, and Quality Audit
  • Provide status and information to keep stakeholders informed of and engaged in key activities
  • Provide application support to Product Management and Customer Service
  • Monitor relevant energy standards, building codes or safety requirement sand ensure product compliance


If the below describes “Me!”, apply today:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Working knowledge of HVAC systems
  • Thorough understanding of Psychometrics, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics
  • Passion for improving Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and achieving the goal of healthy air.
  • Experience leading or having a primary role on a team to bring new products to market
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks; ability to use for design is a plus
  • Industry experience in consumer products, commercial products and/or electronic products that are mass produced.
  • Must be able to produce professional and usable engineering output with minimal direction.
  • 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.
  • Candidate must have experience leading and motivating teams.


A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR ALL!  At Aprilaire, a division of Research Products Corporation, our employees are our most important resource. That's why we offer comprehensive benefits and unique perks, and why we create a shared purpose in giving back to our communities.


We care about your health by providing...

  • a comprehensive health insurance plan 
  • dental and vision insurance
  • flexible spending account
  • progressive wellness programming for you and your family (including a company nurse/wellness educator and fitness programs and incentives)
  • sick leave pay

We care about your wellbeing by providing...

  • vacation and holiday pay
  • summer hours
  • dress for the day (casual dress code)
  • free coffee and popcorn
  • employee discounts on Aprilaire products
  • wireless discounts

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

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

We care about your financial wellness by providing...

  • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing
  • three types of life insurance coverage
  • college savings plan
  • scholarship awards

We care about your growth by providing...

  • tuition reimbursement program
  • learning and development opportunities

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




Corporate Headquarters  

Aprilaire, a Division of Research Product Corporation

1015 East Washington Avenue

P.O. Box 1467

Madison, WI 53701-1467



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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