Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturing and Design Lead



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9L54586079
  • Posted: July 09, 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 Engineer, Manufacturing Lead.

Are you looking to grow into an Engineering Manager? Our client has been in business for over 50 years, and is a recognized industry leader in the design and manufacture of equipment. This shop does both fixing and produces engineered products. All products are designed, built and tested on-site to the exact and individual specifications of each of customer.

The Ideal Candidate:
The candidate should be "hands on, practical type" - an intermediate to senior mechanical engineer with a strong background in equipment design. Someone that comes from a custom design background and understands machinery, how it's built, can walk the shop floor and provide technical guidance to the design/draft team as well as shop floor personnel. This person should be someone who will take the time to learn how our client presently runs their business - including their present design process. This position is strategic to our client as they are looking for someone to take over the technical aspects.

  • Engineering Degree or Diploma in Mechanical
  • 6-12 years relevant metal fabrication manufacturing experience.
  • Strong people skills with the ability to problem solve with customers.
  • Knowledge of custom equipment/machine design. Strong mechanical aptitude - knowledge of mechanical drives, basic structural design and hydraulics.
  • Exposure and understand of product costing and estimating
  • Understanding of AutoCAD and/or Solidworks plus the ability to articulate information to drafting team.
  • Understanding of machining process.
  • Leadership ability.

This is an excellent, long term career opportunity as this person would be part of the senior team that will help lead the company well into the future.

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 Leanne Bonnar, Senior Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Leanne Bonnar

Engineering & Technical


Senior Consultant

  • 204.201.4007

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