Product Designer, Mechanical

Carmanah Technologies Corporation

August 07, 2015

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Job Summary: 

Carmanah is looking for a Product Designer specializing in Mechanical Engineering to join our team!

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Product Designer, Mechanical is responsible for providing design level Mechanical input and execution for product development and improvement activities.  Within this role, your responsibilities include inputs to project time and cost scoping, key aspects of design creation, validation and qualification, and allowing the successful migration of product from design through final pilot and transfer to manufacturing.

General Description and Responsibilities

  • Mechanical specification input to allow products to meet performance and reliability expectations of the internal and external customers.
  • Mechanical design, prototyping (alpha and beta level) and validation within the guidelines of the Development process.
  • Final Product and sub-component level qualification testing and boundary analysis.
  • Troubleshooting and fault analysis and technical support during design.
  • Product development process ownership including documentation, preparation for development gates.

Skills and Requirements

  • 5+ years mechanical design experience.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Experience solving heat transfer problems using finite element analysis an asset.
  • Experience leading a mechanical design team.
  • Knowledge and experience in diverse manufacturing processes.
  • SolidWorks experience an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written technical communication skills in English.
  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Working with US Government protocols for file management and reporting.
How To Apply: 

Please apply on our website with you cover and resume.  Look forward to hearing from you!