Teknion is currently hiring a full-time Design Engineer for our Ergotek plant in North York, ON. We are seeking an individual to join our new product development team as a design engineer.
The successful applicant must possess a background in design engineering of consumer products, be analytical, creative, clear headed, and be willing to work in a challenging and fast paced environment.
Conceptualize mechanical solutions for a given need both alone and as a part of the design group
Manage construction of prototypes
Review, test, and draw conclusions from prototypes and testing
Develop engineering drawings for purposes of prototyping and production
Using CAD software, develop 3D models of parts and assemblies
Perform theoretical engineering analysis on prospective designs
To prepare complete and accurate technical documentation for developed product (assembly and part
drawings, part specification sheets ) and other supporting documentation of all technical aspects of the
product using a common database and complying with Teknion ISO procedures and internal standards.
Together with the Test Engineer, interpret the testing requirements as they apply to the new products and their
application (BIFMA, CGSB, UL CSA, etc.). To ensure that the product design complies with all relevant testing
requirements as outlined by the Test Engineer.
To provide preliminary product cost estimates during development.
To cooperate with New Product Manufacturing in providing documentation, data and other information
required for effective launch of products into full production.
To contribute to the development of new processes and tools that improve the concurrent development
process and support Teknion’s lead position in the industry.
To provide engineering knowledge and expertise to other departments in the organization.
Education & Experience Requirements
2-7 years experience as a design engineer in product development
Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
Working knowledge of mechanical assemblies
Working knowledge of 3-D modelling (Solidworks or similar)
Above average knowledge of common manufacturing processes
Ability to communicate technical information to various audiences
Well-developed communication and analytical skills
Good project and time management skills, experience in handling multiple projects