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Country:  United States

Savannah, GA, United States

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  On-site

Mechanical Structural Engineer - Savannah, GA

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



POSITION TITLE: Mechanical / Structural Engineer – Port Solutions


REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager, Port Solutions Region Americas


Company Description


Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions and consistently sets the industry benchmark from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive, and sustainable way. With around 16,600 professionals in over 50 countries, Konecranes is trusted every day to lift, handle, and move what the world needs. In 2022, Group sales totaled EUR 3.4 billion, and Konecranes shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Visit our webpages at or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


Position Description


This is a full-time on-site role for a Mechanical or Structural Engineer based in Savannah, GA. The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for mechanical engineering, machine design, implementation, installation, and testing of mechanical structures and systems. The Mechanical Engineer will also be responsible for CAD drawings, R&D, and project management. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in mechanical or structural design with experience in manufacturing, analysis, and testing of designed components. The Mechanical Engineer shall have a Mechanical or Structural Engineering degree or equivalent work experience as substitute.


Required skills and qualifications

  • 5 or more years of experience in machine or component design
  • Ability to design, develop, and implement mechanical systems
  • Experience with computer aided design programs
  • Knowledge of structural fatigue and stress points
  • Proficient with mechanical design and testing
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Mechanical and material process systems
  • Team and project leadership experience
  • Strong focus on quality control

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or associated field
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot electromechanical systems
  • Experience with material handling machinery and equipment
  • Proficient with Research and Development procedures
  • Project and team management experience
  • Proficient with CAD software tools
  • PE Certification


  • Candidate will work with several business units from across the globe to analyze, design, and develop solutions for various types of material handling and ancillary equipment.
  • Candidate shall be able to read, understand, and analyze existing mechanical drawings and capable of designing new or retrofit components if required.
  • Candidate will troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems requiring field work in Port and Intermodal facilities throughout North, Central, and South America.
  • Candidate shall possess a thorough knowledge of metallurgy and recommend materials for project use along with tolerances and safety requirements for such materials.
  • Candidate will create complete and comprehensive documentation for any system modification including bill of materials, drawings, test criteria, and required protections.
  • Adherence to company safety requirements, policies, and documentation
  • Excellent record keeping and communication skills are essential.



Other Requirements

  • No fear of heights
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Travel 10 to 15% on average


Salary and Benefits

  • Salary Position. Compensation based on experience
  • Benefits package presented during interview process
    • Excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage
    • 401K with company contribution
    • Vacation based on time in service
    • Relocation package
    • Company Vehicle
    • *KCN


Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


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