Lead Mechanical Engineer

ROLE DETAIL:


Reporting directly to the Vice President of Operations, the Lead Mechanical Engineer will be an integral part of a multi-discipline engineering environment collaborating on the research and design of new products or customization, the continuous improvement of the existing product line, providing technical support to internal and external clients

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Team lead for allocating assignments to the engineering team members
  • Responsible for the process and project management of the engineering team
  • Deliver designs within agreed deadlines and with high accuracy
  • Create tool/mould design as per customer’s specifications / concepts / guidelines, using 3D CAD system
  • Develop different options for product design and provide suggestions to improve the product and/or to resolve problems related to product design
  • Coordinate with team members, vendors, and Designers to troubleshoot and resolve design issues
  • Liaise with Sales, Manufacturing, and the end customer to ensure specifications are interpreted correctly for quotation purposes
  • Determine best engineering/design practices and communicate with peers
  • Write technical briefs, reports, analysis
  • Any other duties as assigned by Management

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • Must have a P. Eng. designation
  • Minimum of 6 years of hands-on experience in mould design with a CAD Modeling system like Solid Edge, or SolidWorks or CATIA and experience in the management of SolidWorks PDM Vault
  • Above average competency in designing, SolidWorks modeling, manufacturing knowledge
  • Some prior exposure to electrical systems, would be helpful
  • Familiar with testing standards and testing bodies, like BIFMA, UL and TUV
  • Knowledge of quality management system
  • Experience in a related manufacturing environment that involves metal, wood, and aluminum
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and interpreting customer specifications.
  • Creative thinking and good imagination to make a superior product
  • Ability to communicate effectively in small to medium groups of diverse backgrounds as well as effective communication with various levels of management
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Experienced in the writing of technical documents
  • Effective oral and written communication skills

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  •  Office environment or home office environment with appropriate internet connection to work efficiently
  • Dynamic, interactive, fast-paced environment
  • Electrical laboratory environment
  • Travel may be required, both domestically and internationally
  • Sitting for long periods
  • Ability to see and perform tasks on small objects
  • May be required to lift up to 30 pounds
  • No Direct reports