• Mechanical Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Summary

    Stanford Sonoma Logo


    Stanford Sonoma Corporation is a metal and wood fabrication facility that specializes in producing quality restaurant furniture, as well as wood pellets for commercial and consumer smokers. Currently, Stanford Sonoma Corporation is producing BOH and FOH furniture for Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, as well as FOH options for Uncle Julio’s, Gallery Carts, with many more in the pipeline for 2018. With less than a year of being in business, Stanford Sonoma Corporation is on track to produce $2 million in sales for 2018. With an aggressive sales plan, as well as an eye towards new and emerging concepts, Stanford Sonoma Corporation is poised to grow it’s footprint within the competitive restaurant furniture business in the coming year.

    Position Summary

    Mechanical Engineer

    Stanford Sonoma, Inc. | Dallas, TX

    : Looking for a creative, high-energy problem solver to work on high-volume manufacturing equipment configuration and optimization, and new product stages from research & development to design & manufacture.


    • Ownership of pellet mill and furniture production equipment, including tool optimization, safety standards, PM specifications & procedures, troubleshooting guides, training signoffs, SPC charts (creation, monitoring, and response), cost controls, and quality.
    • Front-line ownership of building facilities, to include electrical systems, plumbing, and equipment layout optimization.
    • Work with manufacturing supervision & operators to optimize efficiency of planned & unplanned maintenance and tool changeovers to minimize production impact.
    • Interface with customers to create SolidWorks designs and quotes.
    • Maintain and ensure personal safety for yourself and all company assets.
    • Responsible for compliance with all environmental laws and to which the company subscribes.

    Job Requirements:

    • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field (or equivalent experience).
    • Hands-on experience with Engineering design & manufacturing tools (SolidWorks preferred).
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, tool schematics, and procedural drawings & manuals.
    • Solid understanding of concepts including mechanics, thermodynamics, materials science, etc.
    • Creativity & analytical skills; adaptability; positive attitude; able to multi-task; detail-oriented.
    • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner to a non-technical audience.


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