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Mechanical- Product Development Engineer ( P.Eng.)

The Product Development Engineer is responsible for leading product development from concept through to manufacture, with emphasis on applying the company’s current technology. This incumbent will have manufacturing/ mechanical engineering expertise with a focus on pneumatics.This
 – more... position will serve two functions: translating customer requirements into working design specifications and working on large contracts in modifying existing products/technology in response to contract related requirements. In addition to design, this position will also lead the manufacturing team to ensure the producability of new products.
Primary Responsibilities

Product Development

• Works on integrated product teams (IPTs) for various projects, advises and provides technical direction on assigned project(s) to other staff within company
• Independently designs and modifies existing products/technology in response to contract related requirements per company standards and customer specifications.
• Provides and develops accurate material lists for both internal and external requirements on projects
• Responsible for all aspects of sourcing materials (change management, obsolescence issues, etc.)
• Conducts final inspection and recommend acceptance or rejection of completed designs.
• Develops project related requirements for products from customer specifications for new or modified designs.
• Produce, or assist in the production, of detailed engineering and assembly drawings
• Conduct the field testing of new products in accordance with STANAG/MIL-STD 810F standards
• Typical activities include:
o Leading or participates in technical discussions directly with customer to represent/protects the company interests.
o Interfacing with internal/external contacts to include vendors, subcontractors and prime contractors on technical matters.
o Investigates, troubleshoots, and provides recommendations in resolving complex, unique or major problems. Provides technical leadership to individuals or teams in resolving problems
o Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

• Ensure that designs are safe, efficient, effective, and able to be manufactured.
• Ensures producability and manufacturing feasibility of product during design stage
• Transitions completed product design into deliverable (oversees manufacturing processes, in specific moulding and machining)
• Develops component breakdown for completed designs
• Develops assembly processes for completed designs

Project Management
• Maintains project related files, documents and revision control of documents under their direct control
• Generates schedule, budget and product/system specifications as required.
• Typical activities include:
o Reviewing specification documents and assisting in generating technical proposals and cost estimates as requested.
o Defining specifications for new or modified products and seeking out areas of specialization to meet project needs


• Must have a Professional Engineering license
• University degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Minimum 5 years of direct work experience relating to: product (prototype) development, production systems, regulations, guidelines, associated standards and manufacturing experience.
• Read, interpret and produce engineering drawings (AutoCAD or Solid Works) in accordance with industry standards.
• Read, interpret and produce pneumatic schematics in accordance with industry standards
• Familiar with conventional machining processes and tools, in specific multi-axis CNC milling machines.
• Familiar with conventional and advanced moulding processes for plastics
• .Good knowledge of metals, alloys and plastics, including their properties.
• Ability to identify key financial performance indicators and their relationship with project indicators.
• Excellent grasp of diverse, fundamental mechanical engineering concepts and relationships.
• Practical experience with risk management, product testing, capability studies, and control plans.
• Highly motivated and self-directed capable of multi-tasking, and able to work with minimal supervision.
• Strong work ethic and positive team attitude..
• Quality Control background including problem solving and root cause analysis.
• High level of personal integrity.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Effective time management skills.
• Confident, consistent decisive personality.
• Ability to integrate new technologies into machines to insure that the organization is meeting its high quality goals and objectives.

If you are a detailed, dependable team player that thrives on achieving goals and solving problems, then please submit your resume and cover letter in complete confidence to no later than Monday January 21, 2013.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

Why Join MIL-SIM-FX:

• Organization committed to your success
• Competitive salary with great benefits
• Career advancement opportunities
• Learning and development opportunities
• Challenging work
• Unique, dynamic, and fun work culture

MIL-SIM-FX International Inc. is a privately owned small business in Tillsonburg, Ontario. We are an important supplier of non-pyrotechnic training simulators to the Canadian Department of National Defense and to US and Foreign Armed Forces. – less

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