Mechanical Design Engineer
Thinkpath Engineering Services, LLC - Woodstock, ON

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Thinkpath Engineering Services Ontario, Inc. (TESO) provides a variety of engineering services including design engineering, technical publications and professional placement services.

Our customer is a Manufacturer of large witch systems. They are seeking mechanical design engineers who have experience with heavy equipment, large welded assemblies and hydraulics. This is a 6 to 8 month contract with the potential for permanent.


The Design Engineer will function as part of the design and development team, which includes other engineers with focus on system or component performance and integration for various custom-built winching equipment projects. This position involves making the conceptual design, technical project planning, manufacturing detail design drawings and development testing. The job description is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job.

Project Planning
Able to manage each work order from project start to completion

Design Skills
Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications
Use Autocad Inventor 3D software to layout and make production drawings in an efficient and accurate manner (includes mechanical, hydraulic and electrical designs)
Provide analysis, engineering calculations, specifications, sketches and layouts as required by manufacturing
Review engineering drawings, analyze design and retrieve information to complete drawing, layout or design
Ensure all drawings are checked for design and dimensional correctness prior to release for production
Prepare information submittals as required for review by project certifying authorities and/or customer’s engineering department (package may include drawings, calculations, etc.)

Operating Instructions
Write detailed operating instructions
Ensure operating instructions for manuals are checked
Ensure decal lists are prepared in a timely manner

Able to work with other designers to ensure customer specifications are met and designs are in accordance with customer standards and other applicable standards
Provide feedback to designers on customer problems and needs

Customer Relations
Aid in the resolution of external customer problems of a technical nature
Respond to shop questions/problems from factory personnel as they are encountered during fabrication and assembly of machines
Assign final Assembly and Drawing List numbers
Form and maintain a work order file

New Product Development
Research, design and evaluate products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles
Make recommendations on products, design and cost improvements to improve the competitive position of the company

Post secondary degree in Mechanical Engineering
Professional Engineer or working towards/eligible for designation
5 – 7 years of mechanical and hydraulic design experience in a heavy equipment manufacturing environment
Proficient in 2D & 3D design using AutoCad Inventor software
Knowledge of heavy mechanical design/weldments, hydraulics and electrical components
Requires the ability to develop new product requirements

About this company
Thinkpath Engineering Services Ontario, Inc. (TESO) provides a variety of engineering services including design engineering, technical...