Design Engineering Specialist

We seek an individual to join our new product development team as a design engineer. The successful applicant must possess a background in design engineering of consumer products, be analytical, creative, clear headed, and be willing to work in a challenging and fast paced environment.

  • Conceptualize mechanical solutions for a given need both alone and as a part of the design group
  • Manage construction of prototypes
  • Review, test, and draw conclusions from prototypes and testing
  • Develop engineering drawings for purposes of prototyping and production
  • Using CAD software, develop 3D models of parts and assemblies
  • Perform theoretical engineering analysis on prospective designs
  • To prepare complete and accurate technical documentation for developed product (assembly and part drawings, part specification sheets ) and other supporting documentation of all technical aspects of the product using a common database and complying with Teknion ISO procedures and internal standards
  • Together with the Test Engineer, interpret the testing requirements as they apply to the new products and their application (BIFMA, CGSB, UL CSA, etc.). To ensure that the product design complies with all relevant testing requirements as outlined by the Test Engineer
  • To provide preliminary product cost estimates during development
  • To cooperate with New Product Manufacturing in providing documentation, data and other information required for effective launch of products into full production
  • To contribute to the development of new processes and tools that improve the concurrent development process and support Teknion’s lead position in the industry
  • To provide engineering knowledge and expertise to other departments in the organization
  • Consistently follows EHS general rules and procedures and is aware of the EHS policy 
  • Demonstrates good initiative for working safely, reporting, and participating in EHS 

  • 2-7 years experience as a design engineer in product development
  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Working knowledge of mechanical assemblies
  • Working knowledge of 3-D modelling (Solidworks or similar)
  • Above average knowledge of common manufacturing processes
  • Ability to communicate technical information to various audiences
  • Well-developed communication and analytical skills
  • Good project and time management skills, experience in handling multiple projects 

Teknion is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization.   It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.  A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially. 

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