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Development Engineer, Mechanics (Hybrid)

Danbury, CT, US, 06810

Belimo is the global market leader in the development, production, and marketing of field devices for the energy-efficient control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Damper actuators, control valves, sensors, meters, and gas monitors make up the company's core business. Founded in 1975, Belimo employs approximately 2,000 people in over 80 countries and is listed on the Swiss Exchange (SIX) since 1995.


The Development Engineer Mechanics is responsible for the mechanical design and development of control valves for the commercial HVAC industry including all technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and product quality from conception to completion and product life-cycle. The position will interface with different groups within the company as well as external vendors and customers. The engineer will work closely with other Engineers, Technicians, Procurement and Quality within a project-oriented, hands-on, team environment. The position requires strong mechanical design, analytical thinking and communication skills.  


The objectives of this position are fully integrated to the objectives of the Company’s Mission and Values. It is the responsibility of all employees to perform their duties in accordance with Company Policy.


The Development Engineer Mechanics is part of the Innovation Hub Americas and reports to the Head of Development Mechanics and bears full responsibility for agreed upon goals and objectives.


  • Supporting the development and qualification of new & existing products
  • Create CAD models & drawings for manufacturing, select materials and utilize GD&T
  • Collaboration with suppliers to improve manufacturing processes, inspection procedures and end-test equipment/capabilities
  • Organize, schedule and coordination of qualification testing, analysis and reporting
  • Identify and evaluate technical risks throughout the development process and utilize risk management tools for mitigation
  • Identify areas of growth opportunity and optimize processes, procedures, tools, methods and equipment to improve the overall quality and efficiency
  • Execute design reviews and regular exchanges with team members to share information, identify risks and verify documentation for correctness and accuracy prior to release
  • Effective communication with colleagues and suppliers


•    B.S. Mechanical Engineering degree
•    Mechanical design experience (4+ years)
•    3D CAD modeling and drafting proficiency
•    Experience with various manufacturing technologies
•    Experience with rapid prototyping processes
•    Hands-on experimental testing and analysis
•    Advanced MS Office skills
•    Experience working in a project-oriented team
•    Ability to prioritize tasks and support multiple projects or tasks
•    Self-starter and highly motivated
•    Limited travel locally and/or internationally may also be required
•    Knowledge of SAP, PLM
•    NX CAD Software
•    Engineer Control Center (ECTR) experience
•    FEA or CFD expertise
•    Knowledge of Jira and Confluence
•    Knowledge of HVAC applications, actuators or fluid mechanics
•    German, Italian or Chinese language skills
•    Project Management experience
•    Technical leadership experience

Why employees choose Belimo?

  • Health - Top of the line medical, dental and vision options for employees and their families
  • Fantastic employee culture – Belimo employees bleed orange and truly live our company mantra “Together to the top!”
  • Financials – On top of a competitive salary, employees at every level of the organization are eligible for an annual bonus and regular performance reviews. We also encourage all employees to participate in our employee stock plan, offering a 30% discount.
  • Save for retirement – Belimo offers a competitive 6% company match on 401K contributions, which is immediately vested.
  • Flexibility – Belimo offers a hybrid schedule for professional-office positions, allowing you more flexibility to spend time with your loved ones.
  • Time Off – Belimo provides all employees vacation time, personal/sick time, and generous holiday offerings. 
  • Continuous Learning – Belimo pushes our employees to never stop learning. We offer tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Diversity – Work with colleagues around the globe from Switzerland to Brazil to Shanghai.
  • Professional Development – Belimo offers trainings throughout the year to further develop yourself personally and professionally, including a Trainee Program specifically geared towards recent graduates. 
  • Growth – Belimo is experiencing record growth! Many of our employees grow their careers with Belimo through internal advancement and choose to retire with us.
  • Wellness – We offer all Danbury employees free access to our on-site fitness center effective their first day. We also offer a $300 annual incentive for meeting wellness-based goals.
  • Give back – Belimo cares about local and global issues! We fundraise annually with an employer-match and coordinate paid volunteer days to support our local community.
  • More Perks include quarterly employee-focused events, transparency with leadership, a newly constructed state-of-the-art facility which offers a full cafeteria, sit/stand desks, and all the free cappuccinos you can want!





At Belimo, we take pride in making our company a rewarding place to work. Our leaders are passionate, and embrace new ideas. Through collaboration our employees don’t just create amazing products; they are revolutionizing the HVAC industry. Investing in employees is at the core of Belimo’s approach to recruiting and retaining diverse creative talent, to continue to grow an industry leading business. The success of our company brand is connected to the expertise and dedication of our employees.

Join Belimo, and help improve the world around us.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury