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Kelly Services Mechanical Engineer in Florence, South Carolina

Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 8 month contract opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer in Florence, SC!

  • Title: Mechanical Engineer

  • Duration: 8 months

  • Location: Florence, SC

Essential Job Duties:

  • Performs low to mid complexity research, design, and development of mechanical applications to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and ground test / mechanical tests.

  • Responsible for the CAD support of design projects and execution of Engineering design changes.

  • Lead various product development efforts from a design level including support of elevator verification and validation.

  • The scope of activities may include component trade-studies, design and development of mechanical components, DFMEA analysis, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical discipline with 3 to 5+ years’ experience OR Master's degree in mechanical discipline with 1 to 2+ years’ experience

  • Elevator or similar industry (automation) experience preferred

  • Understanding of system layouts and performance of weight-driven components

  • Understanding of system performance envelopes (“duty tables”) based on component limitations

  • Good electrical understanding is a plus (wiring diagrams, motor and control applications)

  • Experience with design, development, and test of electro-mechanical systems

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Kaitlyn McEldowney ( ) for immediate consideration.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

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