Location: St. Louis, MO 

Position Summary

Perform duties required to prepare a wide variety of designs and re-designs of standard, special, and new products which will meet or surpass established objectives for product quality and value, manufacturability, and product line profitability.  Work on a broad range of engineering design and graphics assignments, which require thorough investigation and coordination with all other functional disciplines throughout the company.

Job Functions

  • Convert old hardcopy product drawings to CAD on an as needed basis.
  • Maintain all CAD drawings, product, and template, current with manufacturing.
  • Work with design guidelines for products and product groups, which address application, cost, and marketing requirements.
  • Utilize a uniform, standard procedure for numbering, creating, and filing Hager product drawings using SolidWorks design software.
  • Create precise product documentation (i.e., drawings, templates, installation instructions, etc.), and prepare accurate part and assembly drawings using a 3D modeling system.
  • Design new standard and special products, and redesign existing products to meet market demands.
  • Review customer complaints and initiate appropriate internal remedial action.
  • Work with manufacturing/vendors on testing requirements.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Position Qualification Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Mechanical Engineering.

Skills/Knowledge: Requires knowledge of product design techniques and applications along with expertise in 3-D CAD modeling, a working knowledge of metal stamping and forming materials and equipment, and familiarity with applicable industry standards such as ANSI, BHMA, UL, etc. Experience with Solidworks is preferred.

Physical Activities/Demands: Normal office environment which requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, and see.  May involve the ability to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects of up to 15 to 20 pounds, infrequently. 

Veterans, reservists, and military spouses are encouraged to apply!

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“I was recently invited to tour Hager’s manufacturing and distribution facilities in Montgomery, Alabama.  I was impressed with the pro-people business approach that comes from the top down which, in this case, is, commendably, the Hager family.”

-Joe Calvert CSI CDT AHC SCIP, Calvert Independent Hardware Specifications, LLC.

“The American ingenuity and skilled labor stills exist at Hager. From the moment I walked in the door, I felt like part of the Hager family and tradition. I am thoroughly impressed with the entire organization, the employees, and the making of hinges.”

-Alan Fambrough A.H.C., John Oatley Builders Hardware Inc

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