Mechanical Designer

Direct Hire
Hamilton, Ontario
Job ID:
Dorian Florescu

Every day is different, you work alongside the technical sales team, engineering and manufacturing group to gather relevant details for conceptual design and estimating for the creation of quotes. Seeking a motivated designer who has 1+ year(s) of experience designing complete custom machines. This role requires high precision as they supply machines to the steel, power generation and oil & gas industries. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Utilize CAD Inventor to build a working concept to satisfy requests from our customer’s base, primarily in the steel industry
  • Design and proposal will include the full costing evaluation of the project and completion of a commercial offer to be submitted to the customer by the Outside Sales Team
  • Utilize knowledge base from the application of our steel equipment product line applied to the shaped rolling and manufacturing process of hot rolled metal forming
  • Complete quotes using data and resources from previous installations, on site trip reports, input from the experienced technical group both inside and Outside Sales Staff and our steel manufacturing customers
  • The successful project will be accepted by our customer and your proposal model will be transferred to our Engineering Team for completion of detail part drawings before manufacturing begins
  • Provide assistance and technical information to support to our Outside Sales Team and Steel customers
  • Monitor successful projects through production and ensure timely communication is provided to the Outside Sales Team
  • Understand and follow the policies and procedures of the Quality Management System and the Health and Safety Management System

Skills and Educational Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • 1+ year(s) related experience in a steel processing or manufacturing environment
  • Experience using CAD 3D or Solidworks
  • Experience designing jigs, fixtures, gears and pins
  • Experience using high precision measurement tools including calipers, cmm's precision optical comparators, gauge block build up with sign board, etc. 
  • Exposure to machines including multi-axis and 3D printers
  • Autodesk Inventor a strong asset
  • Experience with BOM and Visual ERP an asset

Other Attributes

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the team and their external customers is critical
  • Ability to effectively communicate and follow complex instructions
  • Attention to detail and ability to learn and follow working procedures and generalized product concepts. 
  • Extensive use of the computer
  • Ability to travel occasionally to customer plants for evaluation and support of Technical Sales Team
  • German, Italian or Spanish an asset