Mechanical Design Engineer - Manufacturing Equipment



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9D793445928
  • Posted: November 07, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work on manufacturing equipment.
Reporting to the Technical Team Lead, the successful candidate will conceptualize, design, and commission equipment within a manufacturing environment. You will be involved in planning, budgeting, supervision, safety orientation, and providing maintenance training. 

The Role:

  • Generate complex mechanical designs that may interface with existing processes and computer-controls. 
  • Prepare complete sets of product engineering drawings 
  • Select the required standard equipment and components and arrange for the custom-designed components to be constructed.  
  • Arrange for the design to be tested and determine what alterations may be required 
  • Ensure completion of new projects within schedule and budget.
  • Monitor the early performance of the product post-installation. 
  • Act as a consultant to other team members of the site.
  • Contribute to the improvement of existing products.  
  • Travel to sites up to 20% of the time for investigation, assistance and installations.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor of Engineering and certification as a Professional Engineer.
  • Six years plus work experience in manufacturing machine design 
  • Experience with AutoCAD 2D and 3D 
  • Experience with machine assembly and rigging capabilities.
  • Ability to communicate with vendors, customers, trades personnel and senior management.
  • Results-focused, team player with the ability to work well independently.
  • Versed in current statutory regulations, industry standards and recommended practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety, quality and continuous improvement.
  • Familiar with LEAN manufacturing, ISO, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement concepts.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Danika Prud'homme, Branch Manager - Ottawa Region. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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