Thinkpath Engineering Services Ontario, Inc. (TESO) provides a variety of engineering services including design engineering, technical publications and professional placement services.
Our customer is a Manufacturer of large winch systems. They are seeking mechanical design engineers who have experience with heavy equipment, large welded assemblies and hydraulics. This is a 6 to 8 month contract with
the potential for permanent.
CONTRACT DESIGN ENGINEER POSITION SUMMARY
The Design Engineer will function as part of the design and development team, which includes other engineers with focus on system or component performance and integration for various custom-built winching equipment projects.
•This position involves making the conceptual design, technical project planning, manufacturing detail design drawings and development testing
•The job description is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job.
•Able to manage each work order from project start to completion
•Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications
•Use Autocad Inventor 3D software to layout and make production drawings in an efficient and accurate manner (includes mechanical, hydraulic and electrical designs)
•Provide analysis, engineering calculations, specifications, sketches and layouts as required by manufacturing
•Review engineering drawings, analyze design and retrieve information to complete drawing, layout or design
•Ensure all drawings are checkednfor design and dimensional correctness prior to release for production
•Prepare information submittals as required for review by project certifying authorities and/or customer’s engineering department (package may include drawings, calculations, etc.)
•Write detailed operating instructions
•Ensure operating instructions for manuals are checked
•Ensure decal lists are prepared in a timely manner
•Able to work with other designers to ensure customer specifications are met and designs are in accordance with customer standards and other applicable standards
•Provide feedback to designers on customer problems and needs
•Aid in the resolution of external customer problems of a technical nature
•Respond to shop questions/problems from factory personnel as they are encountered during fabrication and assembly of machines
•Assign final Assembly and Drawing List numbers
•Form and maintain a work order file
New Product Development
•Research, design and evaluate products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles
•Make recommendations on products, design and cost improvements to improve the competitive position of the company
ATTRIBUTES WE SEEK:
•Post secondary degree in Mechanical Engineering
•Professional Engineer or working towards/eligible for designation
•5 - 7 years of mechanical and hydraulic design experience in a heavy equipment manufacturing environment
•Proficient in 2D & 3D design using AutoCad Inventor software
•Knowledge of heavy mechanical design/weldments, hydraulics and electrical components
•Requires the ability to develop new product requirements