IMI Precision Engineering Design-Staff Engineer I in University Park, Illinois

Bimba, part of IMI Precision Engineering, is a forward-thinking innovator providing industry-leading pneumatic, hydraulic and electric motion solutions that are easy to use, reliable and ready for all engineering solutions. We are a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment. As a business we aim to understand our customers’ challenges. We then connect our products, people and expertise in order to deliver exceptional service and solutions. We call this Engineering GREAT, and we deliver it to customers through a world-class portfolio of high performance products, through close partnerships and problem-solving, and through a global network of support which ensures reliable local delivery, all over the world. Bimba is headquartered 30 miles south of Chicago, IL. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with Company Match and Flexible Spending Accounts.


We are looking for a world class DESIGN/STAFF ENGINEER I to join our team in University Park, IL. This position delivers new designs, product line extensions and revisions to existing products; revises standard products to advance processes, to lower cost, to improve manufacturability, to ease assembly, and to increase reliability. The position also provides support to all internal and external customers, as required.


We require:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Material Science- Metallurgy, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical, Engineering

  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD

  • FPS Certification (within the first year of employment)

  • Effective communication skills (written, oral and listening).

  • Ability to apply principles of logical and scientific thinking to define complex problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions/recommendations. Can Interpret an extensive variety of complex technical instructions in mathematical or illustrative form and work with information that is both abstract and variable.


  • Master’s degree in Physics, Materials Science- Metallurgy, Engineering or Business Administration

  • 3 years of related work experience in one of the following:

  • The Fluid Power industry

  • Designing equipment that uses pneumatic actuators

  • New Product Development

  • Applied Research & Development

  • Experience with the following

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Lean Initiatives

  • Six Sigma

  • Mechatronics

  • Design for Manufacturability

  • Design for Assembly

Bimba is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of sex, age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2018-31648

# of Openings 1

Job Locations US-IL-University Park

Category Engineering

Platform IMI Precision Engineering