Design Engineer

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Located in Kelso, WA

Salary: $33.65 an hour DOE

Express is looking for a creative/artistic Design Engineer for our client company in Kelso, WA that will further their development in the industry with new and fresh designs for automotive LED lighting. Their products are developed for RV, Cargo and boat trailers, as well as off road vehicles and personal, commercial trucks.


Job Requirements:


BSME Automotive & LED relative disciplines preferred

3+ years'' experience in mechanical design using 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred) and TracePro including; parametric modeling, assemblies.


Knowledge and/or experience in manufacturing concepts, practices, and procedures;

Interact directly with the customer to collect design input information, send and receive documents for approval, and in general be skilled in professional-level customer service communications and technical discussions both over the phone, via email and/or over the internet in web meetings.


LED & Plastic injection molding knowledge a plus.

Must be able to travel internationally at least annually.

Other Duties assigned:


Artistic and creative thinking a plus. While meeting industry regulations, Our client is looking to create lighting products that are new and fresh. A self-starting, "out of the box" thinker is a plus.


Use SolidWorks and TracePro on a daily basis to create models, drawings and BOM''s. Capability and speed is critical, especially in all standard SolidWorks functions and features such as assemblies, configuration, mates, and general good modeling practices.

The candidate must have very good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Maintaining the timelines for


Enthusiasm is highly valued, as is the ability to adapt quickly in a dynamic and demanding work environment.


Pay is Based on experience / Excellent Benefits package offered



  1. We take walk in interviews Mon.-Fri from 9am-2pm at 1208 Washington Way in Longview and Tue, Wed, Friday at 131 Davidson Ave. Suite BB in Woodland
  2. Complete the application on our website
  3. Submit your resume via email to
  4. Call Express Employment Professionals at 360-414-1200 or 360-225-0700 to speak with a hiring manager (Mon-Fri, 8am to 5:00pm).


"All employment offers are contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws."

Express Office: Longview
1208 Washington Way
Suite 130
Longview, WA 98632