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A.W. Chesterton Company Entry-level Mechanical Engineer - Mechanical Seals in Groveland, Massachusetts

Who We Need:

You're a mechanical engineer with natural curiosity

You have solid interpersonal skills, and enjoy interfacing with customers.

You can troubleshoot and solve problems quickly and welcome a challenge!

Given these skills, you could work anywhere. So why not bring your talents somewhere great?

How about working at a company:

  • With 130+ years in US manufacturing, whose business is still growing

  • That is led by successful, strategic, personable leaders who know your name

  • That has a significant global environmental impact with products and services that prevent and reduce industrial pollution

  • That encourages you to dedicate 5% of your on the clock time to career development

  • That gives you a formal on-boarding program to get you on a fast path to success

  • That offers tuition reimbursement, a global employee recognition program where you can win gift cards, a mentoring program, a paid volunteerism time-off program, a scholarship program for children of employees and many more!

  • That has people who are fun, smart, engaged and like working together to bring world-class service to our Customers every day

Check out our formal job description below:

Job Summary:

Individual will be responsible for the application of a specific set of Chesterton products globally to a wide range of industries. Applies standard engineering and industrial techniques to design, analyze, test, maintain, repair, or improve products, components, or assemblies. They will prepare technical documentation for the sales force, customers and OEM's as required. Generates and/or recommends engineering changes and designs based on customer requirements. Individual will be working under intermittent supervision. Handles basic issues and problems, and refers complex issues to higher-level staff. Individual will need to possess a good working knowledge of subject matter which includes mechanical packing, gasketing, and ancillary components used in valves, pumps, soot blowers, heat exchangers, etc. Typical industries include power generation, chemical processing, petroleum refineries, food processing, original equipment manufactures, and general manufacturing.


  • Provides technical support via telephone, e-mail and fax to internal and external customers regarding the application of Chesterton products.

  • Travels in the field as needed to meet and service individual customer's needs.

  • Troubleshoot product applications via telephone, webinars, Skype, e mail or customer visits based on test reports, consultations with other applications engineers, test lab and design engineering.

  • Support analysis of failed products to provide written description of damage and makes recommendations for corrective action.

  • Provides technical documentation to field sales force, customers and OEM's as required.

  • Enters technical information into databases and prepares various reports as requested by inside sales and engineering.

  • Interacts with Customer Care Team (CCT), Manufacturing, Quality and other support functions regularly

  • Generate, check, and/or approve technical drawings and engineering change notices

  • Works with several or all engineering, customer care, drafting, test lab, and production personnel to accomplish projects.

Complexity of Duties:

  • Works under general direction. At times must be capable of working independently.

  • Ability to travel. Travels alone in the field to service customer needs.

  • Ability to interact effectively with and meet the demands of multiple internal and external customers.

  • Capable of working in a multi task environment where deadlines are critical.

Essential Skills:

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.

  • Strong interpersonal, telephone, written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical, design calculations and technical skills.

  • Ability to interact professionally in an interdisciplinary technical team.

  • Outstanding multi-tasking ability.

  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to troubleshoot.

  • Ability to travel to a variety of locations.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Solidworks/CAD skills

Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Marine Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Plastics Engineering

  • Minimum 1 year of related professional experience.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to write reports and make presentations.

  • Ability to conduct research analysis.

  • Ability to deal with emergency situations, using sound and logical thinking in choosing a particular course of action.

  • Ability to effectively deal with agitated customers, vendors, or fellow employees.

  • Computer skills including standard MS Office e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets and database management.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees assigned to certain tasks within this job may be required to participate in our Medical Surveillance Program. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Moderate noise (i.e.; computer printers, traffic) exists daily in the work environment.

All of A.W. Chesterton Company employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test, and the respective medical surveillance requirements.

Chesterton is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D


ID: 2021-3039

Shift: 1st Shift

External Company URL:

Street: 860 Salem Street