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# 704028
Toronto, Ontario Posted 11-May-2019

Machine Designer

Toronto, Ontario



Our client is an established Tier 1 automotive parts supplier.

Responsibilities: (not limited to)

Design tests to validate mechanical and electrical components for use in OE automotive applications, from given specification documents or original test designs based on skilled knowledge of the components and operating environment.

Design enhancements or revisions to machines, fixtures, devices to meet new or changing requirements. Coordinate the installation/launch of same.

Design fixtures and/or machines to perform engineering tests to specifications. Various technologies including mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, computer will be required.

Engineering test machines utilize high-load, high-speed shafts with motors, clutches, loads and couplings, robust and reliable designs are mandatory.

Design controlled environmental load systems including high and low temperature, water, salt spray, mud spray, humidity and vibration; and the necessary devices to contain and process these parameters as required.

Prepare drawings and design specifications, bills of material and cost estimates.

Coordinate machine construction, rebuilding and commissioning with Manufacturing Engineering team and others as necessary.

Design, research, specify and source components and equipment.

Interface test machinery and systems to automotive devices including all company products, engine control computers, digitally controlled components such as alternators, actuators, motors and sensors.

Knowledge Base (not limited to)


Degree/Diploma in mechanical engineering

3-6 years experience in machinery design

Solidworks CAD

Hands-on and practical skills

Experience with automotive systems will be preferred

Good communication and interpersonal skills are required, both written and verbal.

Knowledge of environmental test procedures

Knowledge of latest test technologies, test equipment, measurement techniques and key suppliers.

Ability to work independently under pressure without supervision, handle multiple projects with conflicting priorities.

Safety is an overriding priority; designs machines and devices must meet Canadian safety requirements and shall be of foremost consideration.

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