Mechanical Engineer - Senior

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContractFullTime
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

We are currently recruiting an experienced Mechanical Engineer – Senior to join our team supporting our client in the automotive industry.


  • Design, development, and release efforts for automotive components from inception to production
  • Involved with current production components in addition to future development programs
  • Design vehicle components from concept and prototype build levels to production, including characteristics from Lessons Learned in other programs and the COE engineering requirements
  • Develop statement of work/source package for the component supplier
  • Assess component suppliers to determine their technical competence to manufacture the component
  • Develop DFMEA’s to identify potential failure modes and DVP&Rs to ensure that functional objectives are met by the component design and validation is completed
  • Design the component for manufacturability and assembly, as well as work with other Product Engineers with interfacing components and systems
  • Participate in post-test reviews including failure analysis, and work closely with suppliers and manufacturing plants to ensure that design changes are robust and feasible for manufacturing
  • Lead global cross functional teams to develop parts which meet all regions requirements
  • Define “No Touch” zones on the components during assembly
  • Critique the manufacturing equipment and functions on the supplier floor with Supplier Quality engineer
  • Assess near production level parts, material dunnage and line delivery plans with the global teams, including the suppliers
  • Track warranty items, work with supplier quality personnel to address manufacturing and quality concerns
  • Deliver all functional and manufacturing aspects for the component


  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • 6+ years plus related experience with mechanical engineering component design
  • Good communication, presentation and technical report writing skills (comfortable interfacing with business partners of all levels)
  • Engineer must be experienced with basic PC software (e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project)
  • Good teamwork skills, ability to work independently and to manage suppliers
  • Knowledge of releasing process, DFMEA’s, DVP’s and root cause analysis methodologies


  • MBA or Master of Science in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Industrial, or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field from an accredited university
  • Passion for, interest in and hands on working knowledge of cars
  • Experience releasing components at an OEM or large Tier 1 company
  • Demonstrated experience in supplier management


  • Must be willing and able to travel to the USA, without restrictions, effective on the start date


  • Paid Benefits after 90 days (individual and family) – extended medical, out-of-country coverage, dental etc.
  • Pension eligibility, with employer match, after 1 full year of work (open enrollment every October)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

MEDA offers an excellent referral bonus. Great candidates know great candidates

MEDA Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of any of the protected reasons as described in the Ontario Human Rights Code. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, as described in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Accommodation requests will be reviewed and granted to those that request assistance during our hiring process.

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