The Design Engineer is accountable for ensuring that the product designed and produced at Esmond Manufacturing will satisfy the customer requirements and applicable safety standards.
The costs and environmental impacts of these products are to be minimized while ensuring that acceptable quality is maintained.
Additionally, it is responsibility of the incumbent to engage customers in direct discussions to define the desired and required product features and capabilities as well as establish schedules to ensure meeting customer launch dates.
The incumbent will also be responsible to identify opportunities for new product development to fill existing gaps in our product offering and to grow sales by pursuing new product areas in accordance with industry trends.
Work with customers during new furniture design projects.
Develop solutions for lighting and power distribution to fit into customer furniture designs.
Validate concepts for suitability and standards compliance.
Produce project records in accordance with Esmond Design Procedure.
Project management Maintain schedule of activities.
Prepare costing and investment details for each new product.
Hand off to manufacturing with Design Release Authorization.
Personnel development to transfer knowledge and experience to junior engineering staff.
Analyze information from Customer Requests and other sources to identify industry trends and product offering gaps.
Develop solutions to fill gaps and gain new business.
Other assigned duties.
Education & Experience Requirements
University degree in Engineering
Minimum 5 years experience in manufacturing environment
Experienced in Solidworks or similar CAD software
Understanding of tooling design for fabricated / tooled parts
Strong problem-solving skills and analytical decision-making ability
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of relevant standard (ISO, CSA, UL, CEC, NEC, etc.) is an asset
Teknion is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.
A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation.
Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
By applying for a position with Teknion, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Teknion's employment policies.
Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position : SSN / SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, credit check and criminal check.
You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.