Mechanical Engineer/Designer
Headsource International Corporation
Mississauga, ON
PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Designer provides efficient solutions to the development of processes and products, ranging from small component designs to large machinery.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Mechanical design of packaging machinery and automation within assigned specifications.
Provides engineering expertise throughout the project and product development lifecycle; from initial concept generation to detailed design, machine development, installation and customer acceptance.
Work with Lead Product Line Designers to identify and implement cost savings in designs/materials.
Manage assigned projects on schedule and within budget.
Ensure Bills of Material are in line with agreed company standards.
Support Sales Department with concept development for future projects.
Specify and integrate OEM equipment in “turn-key” projects.
Is driven by a desire for engineering excellence whilst helping ensure that designs are delivered within agreed cost and time constraints.
Ensure project-related processes are fully adhered to.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervision of mechanical designers throughout detailed design and engineering technicians during the assembly and test of equipment as required.
Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests.
Take other work tasks as needed by team leader.
Support team development and continues improvement.
Keeps current with latest and emerging industry regulations and codes relative to packaging equipment system design and operation.
Proactively identifies and recommends corrective actions to address engineering quality and cost issues.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
University Mechanical Engineering Education (preferred)
A minimum of 5 years of mechanical design experience.
Innovative thinker.
Mechanical engineering experience in the field of automation/industrial machinery. (Packaging Machinery experience is an additional asset)
Good knowledge and understanding of design standards.
Good level of computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel & Project).
CAD design experience (2D or 3D – Autodesk Inventor)
Good understanding of manufacturing & assembly processes.