Mechanical Designer

Direct Hire
Hamilton, Ontario
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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