Electrical Engineer and Designer
Ardent Industries Ltd
Stoney Creek Ontario
3d ago

Our purpose is simple : To enrich the lives of our partners. Zelus Material Handling is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality products and services available today, and we believe that commitment begins with hiring the best people.

As a new member of the Zelus Material Handling family member, you will join a diverse, dynamic group of highly motivated individuals that bring with them a wide array of talents, skills, and backgrounds.

The Electrical Engineer and Designer will interact with the customers and suppliers and will work closely with the Engineering, Production, Procurement and Installation teams while reporting to the Projects Operations Manager.


  • Develop and prepare electrical designs, and drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data while utilizing Design Requests and conforming to sound engineering practices, and relevant national and international standards and practices.
  • Create and maintain electrical schematics of electrical designs as well as other support drawings using AutoCAD software.
  • This involves consulting with other departments, project managers and fabrication groups and making changes to electrical drawings as necessary

  • Create and maintain bills of materials
  • Programming of programable electronic devices
  • Create a PLC logic programs as per design requirements
  • Modify and download a logic program to a PLC
  • Ensure system performance reliability and conformance to customer specifications
  • Attend project kick off meetings to gain knowledge on project specifications, expectations and timelines as well as provide technical knowledge on electrical system functionality.
  • In addition, the Electrical Designer will provide hours and material costs estimates

  • Maintain awareness of budget and schedule commitments during the design cycle. This involves bringing significant deviations to the attention of the Project Manager
  • Responsible for the research phase of purchasing for electrical parts. This involves contacting different vendors and factoring price, quality and delivery.
  • The Electrical Designer is responsible for justifying product choice to the Project Manager, and submitting purchase orders to the purchasing department for all electrical components

  • Respond to inquiries, questions, concerns from individual employees, departments, and customers. This involves providing technical support in the area of electrical design
  • Assisting with the production of maintenance manuals using Microsoft Word / Adobe
  • Assist shop personnel during manufacturing
  • Assist installation and service personnel to troubleshoot equipment functionality
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Electrical Technologist College Diploma or Electrical Engineering Degree (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience with O / H Cranes is an asset
  • Machine automation experience is an asset
  • Must be organized and a self-starter; able to work with limited supervision
  • Strong computer skills; proficient with Microsoft word and excel
  • Experiences in balancing electrical design work in conjunction with mechanical assemblies
  • Strong interpersonal skills; deals with conflict effectively
  • Must be a strong multi-tasker, and must excel at coping with conflicting priorities and deadlines
  • Strong ability in electrical systems and automation system troubleshooting
  • Proven ability to design electrical control systems for industrial machinery
  • Ability to read and understand motor control electrical schematics and related logic diagrams
  • Previous experience with Canadian electrical code
  • Competitive wages

    Comprehensive benefits package including a health spending account

    RRSP / DPSP Program

    Company BBQ's and social events

    Family, friendly environment

    Zelus Material Handling provides accommodation to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and human resources will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.

    Report this job

    Thank you for reporting this job!

    Your feedback will help us improve the quality of our services.

    My Email
    By clicking on "Continue", I give neuvoo consent to process my data and to send me email alerts, as detailed in neuvoo's Privacy Policy . I may withdraw my consent or unsubscribe at any time.
    Application form