Careers at Ergoseal

Ergoseal, an AS9100 and ISO 9001 certified manufacturer and distributor of seals located in Carol Stream, IL is expanding its workforce!   We've been named one of the Best and Brightest companies to work for in the Chicagoland area, and we’re proud to have the leadership, forward-thinking, and talented team members to earn this recognition.

Chicagos Best and Brightest

Seal Design Engineer - Team Lead

Ergoseal, an AS9100 and ISO9001 certified manufacturer and distributor of seals located in Carol Stream, IL, is expanding its workforce! We are currently seeking a dynamic Design Engineer, with a supervisory role as Engineering team lead, to continue and expand on our legacy of optimized, best-fit seal solutions. We are among the Best & Brightest Companies to work for in the Chicago area.  We create value-driven partnerships to achieve success for all stakeholders involved, and our people engage a set of common Ergoseal Core Values: Demonstrate Humble Confidence, Champion an Olympic Attitude, Speak Candidly, Take Initiative and Pursue Life-Long learning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Continually researches for new methods or components to enhance or improve existing products.
  • Collaborates with engineering personnel, outside consultants/contractors, and customers; follows engineering action plans to facilitate timely and cost-effective development of projects; adheres to system of budget and schedule control.
  • Participates in engineering services for preparation and drafting of drawings, product specifications, bill of materials, operation/service manuals, assembly manuals, and other documentation necessary to manufacture new and existing products.
  • Participates in feasibility and design reviews and ensures product integrity via verification/validation as necessary (CAD modeling, FEA simulation, inspection, testing, etc.).
  • Prepares and/or reviews engineering change requests; prepares and implements engineering change notices and document change control.
  • Provides Customer Service, Sales, and Marketing personnel with orientation and training on new products, and assists with preparation of sales presentations, service/repair methods, and marketing literature.
  • Primary Engineering team decision maker; responsible for determining assignments and best course of action for new projects.
  • Performs other engineering duties as requested by the Director of Engineering.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering with CNC/general machining familiarity preferred)
  • Knowledge and 3–5 years minimum experience in design and development involving rotating equipment (specifically dynamic seals, such as mechanical seals, preferred)
  • Prior lead/supervisory experience
  • Hands-on experience in R&D preferred, including test rigs: piping, sensors, controls, DAQ, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in drafting software (SOLIDWORKS preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience in FEA simulation software preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in office productivity software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. (basic typing skills expected)
  • Obvious foundation in our core values

We Offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Profit sharing
  • Attractive benefits package
  • Some remote work available

Ergoseal is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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