Job Type
Full-Time Temporary
Company Name
Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting opportunity for a 12-month fixed term Mechanical Engineering (Entry Level or Intermediate) role at our manufacturing hub in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees by providing excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

We are looking for a high performing Entry Level or Intermediate Mechanical Engineering position to join our development team for a 12-month fixed term, at 40 hours per week.

The Mechanical Engineering (Entry Level or Intermediate) position will work in a team environment supporting Space Business products. The successful incumbent will support Space Systems business deliverables through their entire product life cycle from concept through requirement, design, fabrication, test, and delivery.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop conceptual designs to meet customer performance, cost and schedule requirements.
  • Develop detailed designs, prepare/conduct mathematical and computer analyses to validate designs.
  • Prepare manufacturing drawings and documentation, test/qualification plans and procedures, coordinate prototype manufacture and qualification testing, and prepare engineering reports.
  • Provide engineering support for spacecraft structure design.
  • Generate structure designs using Unigraphics 3D CAD.
  • Perform stress analysis of structural components.
  • Perform thermal analysis of spacecraft components.
  • Present product design, analysis and report information to internal and external customers.
  • Conduct environmental testing and interpretation of test results.

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a university degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Minimum two (2) or more years of relevant experience in a Space design/manufacturing environment.
  • Eligible for enrollment as a “Professional Engineer” with EGM.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Previous experience in the following:
    • Structure design;
    • Generating structure designs using Unigraphics 3D CAD;
    • Performing stress analysis of structural components;
    • Performing thermal analysis of components;
    • Preparing manufacturing drawings and documentation, test/qualification plans and procedures, coordinating prototype manufacture and qualification testing, and preparing engineering reports.
  • Superior time management and organizational skills.
  • Superior problem solving skills.
  • Excellent proactive communication and active listening skills.
  • Thrive in a team environment.
  • Must have the ability to be ITAR/Controlled Goods cleared, as well as eligibility for security clearance to “NATO Secret” level.

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Company social events including Company BBQ, children's events, service awards day, winter holiday party and many other events put together by our social committee!
  • Employee Social & Welfare Association
  • Employee discounts on tickets to certain sporting events and other entertainment/events
  • On-site gym
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Full cafeteria with healthy daily specials


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document. Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief.

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