Assembly Project Engineer - Cambridge
Thinkpath Engineering Services, LLC - Cambridge, ON

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We are currently recruiting for a Assembly Project Engineer to immediately fill a position with one of our successful automotive manufacturing clients in the Cambridge, Ontario area.

The Assembly Project Engineer duties will include:

Project Management--Lower cost and decrease project time by planning and tracking progress by equipment / process

  • Manage equipment task list and schedule
  • Manage equipment budget
  • Track vendor design, fabrication and installation activities
  • Supervise and coordinate contractors in field work environment
  • Interface with contractors/skilled trades, affiliate companies, engineers and equipment manufacturers
  • Make countermeasures for timely completion of project deadlines
  • Provide updates/reports to management

Investigation-Lower cost and decrease project time by identifying problems/concerns at
earliest stages, prior to equipment procurement

  • Review historical information for equipment. [Downtime, Maintenance required, previous punch list, Ergo]
  • Recommend changes to vehicle/part design to improve Safety/Ergo, Quality and Productivity
  • Investigate impact to processing equipment based upon vehicle an parts change
  • Determine impact to processes and equipment
  • Determine concept for processing and equipment changes
  • Investigate concept to confirm results

Develop Spec- Lower cost and decrease project time by specifying standard equipment for similar processes.

  • Focus on simple/slim design.
  • Utilize established client Standards for design guidance
  • Develop equipment specifications for new equipment or modification to existing equipment
  • Investigate equipment at other manufacturing facilities for standardization
  • Prepare written specifications detailing requirements, roles and responsibilities, and schedule
  • Arrange and hold bid meetings
  • Review and recommend bid acceptance [or clarifications]

Confirmation- Confirm changes meet needs for Safety, Quality, Productivity and Cost Targets

  • Plan and review trials
  • Confirm equipment during offline trials/online trials
  • Confirm Quality results [torque, volume, mutilation, etc…]
  • Confirm Productivity results [cycle time, ergo, flow, etc…]
  • Develop and negotiate countermeasures as needed


  • 3-5 Years experience
  • 2+ Years working in Manufacturing Plant
  • 3+ Years experience with CAD systems


  • 2+ Years working in Automotive Manufacturing Plant
  • 3+ Years experience with CATIA
  • 3+ Years experience with AutoCAD

Education Level: BS Major: ME or EE

Travel: < 40%

This position has full benefits available. Salary is dependent upon experience.

Thinkpath Engineering Services, LLC (TES) is a leader in providing customized engineering and design services across North America. In addition to full-service engineering and design, we also specialize in CAD services, on-site placement and support, technical publications, training/e-learning, power/air pollution control and material handling systems. With roots back to 1977, TES is headquartered in Dayton, Ohio with offices in Toronto, Indiana, Florida and New Jersey.