Product Designer

Job Details

LocationStoney Creek, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
IndustryProduct Engineer
Position ID 13804
Degree RequiredPost-Secondary

Job Description

On behalf of our Tier 1 injection moulding client, we are currently recruiting an experienced Product Designer to join their team.


  • Must be willing and able to travel internationally, without restrictions, effective on the start date
  • Hybrid work model offered after successful completion of probation period (3 months). 3 days in office, 2 days remote


  • Work within Product Development to generate new product designs using the latest tools and engineering processes
  • Continuously improve the design of current products utilizing VAVE, DOE and other related best practices
  • Participation in the design innovation process and requires the key ability to apply the design needs, the customer, suppliers, and the appropriate regulating bodies to all job tasks
  • Support the product design elements of new product development within the APQP process
  • Design support for the continuous improvement of current products.
  • Design resources during the ECR process
  • Support design innovation projects.
  • The following are tasks (including appropriate documentation) that may be required within new product design, continuous improvement and innovation projects:
    • Vehicle and/or part data procurement
    • Participate in concept design
    • System and component design including reviews
    • Procure and apply all relevant specifications
    • 3D CAD models and drawing creation/revision (NX8, CATIA5)
    • Verification and/or validation of design through tolerance analysis, engineering calculations, prototypes, fit-ups, DVP&R management, product testing, etc.
    • DFMEA's, DFM/DFA, VA/VE analysis, Material specifications, DVP&R, etc.
    • BOMs
    • Installation ease and work instructions to meet customer expectations
    • Other relevant design elements of APQP, ECRs and Innovation


  • Mechanical diploma / degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years Automotive Product Design/Engineer experience. Preference given to candidates with injection molding
  • Strong mechanical understanding and aptitude
  • Proficient user of core CAD products (NX, CATIA 5)
  • Ability to participate and/or lead design review, FMEA and brainstorm meetings to ensure design goals are met.
  • Ability to be a design liaison with the customer and suppliers
  • The successful Product Designer candidate must be flexible to work at any location
  • Must be willing to travel to customer locations and supply base, including occasional International travel with associated work assignments. (10% travel within Ontario, USA, and potential for overseas)

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, reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and granted to those that request assistance during our hiring process.

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