Mechanical Designer

POSITION TITLE: Mechanical Designer
DEPARTMENT: Mechanical Design
REPORTS TO: Mechanical Engineering Manager

MAJOR DUTIES:
Work directly with Application and Electrical teams to ensure projects are met on budget. Work with the management and department personnel to deliver the Eclipse Vision and the Eclipse Entrepreneurial Culture.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Perform engineering calculations with respect to strength of materials, speeds, horsepower, temperature, pressure, force, etc. as related to machine and tool designs
• Analyze engineering drawings and specifications to determine shape, dimensions, hardness etc. in the development of equipment, processes and products
• Examine feasibility of using one or more machines to carry out sequential operations
• Produce working drawings, detail drawings and bills of materials for equipment, sub-assemblies or product using Auto CAD and SolidWorks
• Analyze designs and systems for compliance to applicable standards (i.e. OSHA, CE or customer specific)
• Review drawings for accuracy, material selection, proper machining techniques, finishes, hardness, etc.
• Liaise with vendors for technical information and specifications
• Communicate all requested design changes to the Applications Manager
• Responsible for communicating progress on tasks to supervising designer
• Enforce Eclipse policies throughout the entire company including HR, Safety and environmental.
• Formalize and update drawing documentation
• Create drawings of existing tooling through the use of precision measuring devices such as verniers and micrometers
• Liaise with fabricators, machinists, toolmakers and electricians in the completion of equipment and resolving problems
• Assist in preparing customer documentation
• Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Eclipse Code of Business Conduct
• Work with Human Resources and abide to Employment Standards Act and the Eclipse Employee Handbook
• A working knowledge of common machine shop techniques
• Must have thorough knowledge of drafting principles
• Must be proficient in AutoCAD and SolidWorks
• Must be capable of designing tooling from sketches or verbal concepts
• Must be capable of working as part of a team
• An understanding of the use of pneumatics and hydraulics
• An understanding of the use of electrical devices (i.e. switches, load cells, LVDT’s etc.)
• Must be capable of taking direction
• Promote Personal Development and Safe work practices
• Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule
• Maintain good corporate citizen role in support of the Eclipse corporate Vision.
• Adhere to all Health and Safety rules and procedures
• Complete other duties and projects as assigned
• Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Eclipse Automation Inc. Conduct Code

EDUCATION:
• Has successfully completed either a University Degree or College Diploma in Mechanical Engineering / Robotics Automation Technology

EXPERIENCE:
• Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
• Preferably one or two co-op terms in mechanical design/drafting
• A self-starter with the ability to work as part of a team in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision

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