Design Engineering Manager

Are you a CAD designer with exposure to customer machinery design for the automotive industry? Are you able to coach and lead by example? Then this opportunity is for you.


Full health benefit
monthly team lunch (summer BBQ)
bonus based on performance
Friendly inter-department competitions
Year-end holiday party
Continual Ontario Ministry of Labour safety training, including WHMIS
Five personal days off
Flexible start time

Office hours, Monday - Friday. Subject to change during busy periods.

Process: 1-3 week(s) till an offer
1 x Phone Screen (The Orbis Inc. - 10 mins)
1 x In-person Interview (The Orbis Inc. - 30 mins)
1 x In-person Interview (End Client - 45 minutes)
1 x In-person Interview (End Client - 45 minutes)

  • Experience and understanding of Manufacturing process, Automobile assembly, and testing (7+ years)
  • Strong command of Solidworks (7+ years)
  • Experience supervising/leading a team (5+ years)
  • Technical Degree or Diploma
  • Strong Communication skills
  • familiarity Compliance and Standards along with ISO procedures

The organization is a leading machine manufacturer in the Greater Toronto Area. They have secured a strong pipeline of projects by diversifying to cater automotive clients across Canada, US, and Mexico.

Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Designing tools and machines, factoring all required engineering concepts such as materials stress and strength, RPM, Hp and all other variables
  • Analyzing schematics and engineering drawings to extrapolate the shape, dimensions, hardness and other properties in the development of equipment, processes, and products.
  • Creating detailed and working drawings using SolidWorks and generating a BOM as required
  • Make sure all ISO standards are in place, match other compliance standards such as OSHA, CE or anything needed for the customer.
  • Report all progress to Executive Management
  • Communicate with end clients on design requirements and changes, liaison with vendors for material selection, surface finishes, machining techniques, hardness, etc.
  • Keep drawing documents updated and revise as required
  • Being hands-on using tools such as verniers, callipers, and micrometres to measure and recreate existing tooling
  • Supervise and delegate tasks to the team to accomplish design projects
  • Work with other departments to incorporate into design features such as input and output requirements as required by electrical engineers or machine operations and process with PLC programmers
  • Select the tools used in the manufacturing of mechanical components and equipment

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