Design Engineer

Functional area:  Engineering
Country:  United States
City:  Bay MInette, AL
Company name:  Quincy Compressor LLC
Date of posting:  Apr 12, 2019

Imagine what you could do at Quincy Compressor!


Quincy Compressor LLC makes and sells the highest quality reciprocating and rotary screw air compressors, vacuum pumps and a full line of air treatment components. Our products are used around the world in manufacturing plants, hospitals, climate control systems and any application that requires reliable air assistance.  If you're as tough, dependable and efficient as the compressors we make, then you're the right fit for Quincy Compressor. 

We are currently seeking a Design Engineer to join our team!  This position will be based out of Bay Minette, AL, located near the beautiful Gulf Coast.



Basic Function:

The Design Engineer develops and provides technical expertise for the piston compressor product. 
Principle Duties:


  • Design of the compressor system and system components, such as the inlet filter, oil separator, oil cooler, after-cooler, air or gas piping system, oil piping system and related pneumatic and fluid dynamic controls etc.  This design shall include the related heat balance analysis, fluid dynamic analysis, strength analysis and any other necessary analysis.
  • Work with Purchasing and suppliers to specify and select any required mechanical component
  • Understand the engineering economics and conduct the efficiency, cost and reliability analysis
  • Apply the theory of compressors and their systems and develop the experience and knowledge to support the compressor applications and the productions
  • Complete the Bill of Materials for compressor systems and canopies
  • Actively involve the product innovation team and communicate any necessary information from the end users for the purpose of the product innovation
  • Complete any mechanical engineering related tasks assigned by his or her supervisor
  • Prepare the technical literature necessary for the release of product documentation such as the instruction manual, spare part book, service diagrams, etc...
  • Prepare the technical instructions for production assembly and field service maintenance operations
  • Define test requirements and review results from laboratory tests
  • Assist the Quality Department in the field quality resolution process

Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Thermal or Electro-mechanical engineering required
  • 5-7 years of experience in rotary equipment or similar industry highly preferred


Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, mechanics of materials, fabrication processes, sound and vibration principles.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in rotating/piston machinery
  • Knowledge and/or experience in assembly methods
  • Strong technical ability
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be creative, innovative, cost driven, have good hands-on practical mechanical skills and a team player  

Physical Demands:


  • Required to be able to move about the facility (standing, walking). 

Work Environment:


  • Mainly an office environment, with some exposure to a plant environment.




Quincy Compressor aims to assist our employees in all areas of life: physical, financial, and personal wellness through a competitive compensation and benefits package. See our Benefits web page for more information.

Quincy Compressor is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment related decisions because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Job promotions at Quincy Compressor will be based on such factors as quality of work, prior job performance, attendance, safety record, and ability to work well with others.


Accessibility Notice: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or call 251.937.5900. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.