Intermediate - Senior Mechanical Designer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

Our client is a designer, manufacturer and global integrator of welding and assembly systems, material handling systems, industrial parts washers, leak test machines and final assembly systems. A challenging and exciting opportunity awaits you as a Senior Mechanical Designer.

  • Construct and modify CAD models per customer CAD standards using one or more of the following systems: Catia, Unigraphics, FIDES, AutoCad, Inventor, and Solidworks. Estimate design hours for tool concept to design and release for original content as well as changes
  • Prepare layout and detail drawings of design as required to project timelines. Develop creative and innovative engineered solutions that meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Review and study customer specifications, engineering schematics and other data in order to determine the design procedures needed to generate and release digital and/or hardcopy printouts related to the engineering and manufacturing requirements
  • Perform necessary engineering calculations and proper material selection to satisfy the required design functionality
  • Coordinate any structural and/or finite element analysis that need to be performed for assessing the functionality of the tools designed
  • Coordinate the development of part drawings, including CAD drawings, through other designers, internal or outsourced, to comprehensively manage the complete design of the tools that are assigned
  • Work closely with senior designer and/or designer on design changes to improve manufacturability, maintainability and serviceability of equipment
  • Be knowledgeable of the release systems and procedures, and releases all the necessary detail drawings in digital and/or hardcopy formats per established requirements of the internal and external customers (for example release to purchasing for make/buy decision, input for controls design and engineering, and documents to support field installation and service personnel, direct digital transfers to customer systems)
  • A Bachelor of Applied Science or Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent from a recognized University is preferred or an Associate Degree/ Engineering Diploma, preferably with a specialization in design and drafting, from a recognized Community College or equivalent experience as assessed by the Hiring Manager
  • Possess general awareness of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) concepts and its application in manufacturing and assembly sectors in automotive, aerospace, construction and forestry industries
  • Specialization training with certifications where applicable from recognized training organizations, in the use of CAD systems and software, such Catia, Unigraphics, FIDES, AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks
  • A minimum of 3 years (Intermediate) and 8 years (Senior) of direct experience and demonstrated capabilities in concepting, 3-D designing and 2-D detailing by consistently using one or more of the above mentioned CAD systems for the design of manufacturing and assembly tooling, which include geo, respot, end-of-arm tooling, etc.
  • Experience in one or more of the following industries are a must- automotive, aerospace, construction and forestry vehicles/ equipment manufacturing industries. In the automotive manufacturing industry, specific experience focused in any one or more of the following areas is highly recommended: body-in-white welding and assembly, closure hanging, powertrain manufacturing systems, component washers, leak-testers, functional testing matching), final assembly, or material handling in manufacturing plants
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment including following on tools during the fabrication, build installation and commissioning phases of the project
  • Ability and willingness to travel to any of the customer and Company’s work locations in North America, Europe and Asia, as required by Management
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, when necessary, including overtime, weekends and holidays and on night shift, as project and customer demands dictate
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