Senior Design Engineer



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: SN933261220
  • Posted: December 20, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a leading manufacturer, to recruit a Senior Design Engineer. This is a full time permanent opportunity located in Saskatoon. If you are a hardworking, meticulous professional with a deep understanding of industrial or agricultural equipment, this is a great opportunity for you! 

The Role:

  • Develop machine/design concepts for new products, product improvements and modifications as well as assisting with the production and sales of those products
  • Design products using SolidWorks modeling software program and create detailed component part and/or assembly drawings
  • Perform value-added engineering to enhance products
  • Lead investigations into opportunities for improvement
  • Oversee R&D technicians in the manufacturing of prototypes
  • Assist in field testing new products and evaluate performance for approval or problem resolution
  • Research and specify required materials including sourcing vendors to supply specified materials and working with the Supply Chain Management team to secure vendor approval
  • Assist the Manufacturing Engineering and Production department by providing all relevant parts specifications & data, as well as supporting implementation of layouts & flows through the manufacturing plant
The Ideal Candidate:

  • BSME required
  • 8 years of mechanical design experience, preferably in an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in 3-D computer modeling software, design layouts, assembly drawings and/or component part drawing required
  • Excellent computer skills, including extensive knowledge of CAD software programs, preferably SolidWorks
  • Fluent in the industry technical terminologies
  • Knowledge of engineering design standards and manufacturing capabilities
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to coordinate with other departments, and complete product demonstrations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
The Company:

  • A world leader in their industry with deep roots in Saskatchewan
  • Profound commitment to research and development ensuring that their products remain at the forefront of current technology

f you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Suzanne Noesgaard, Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-SAS


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