Daltec Process Fans is a Canadian Manufacturer serving the Industrial, Power, and OEM Markets. We provide customized fan-system solutions including heavy-duty custom centrifugal fans and blowers, performance-enhanced retrofits, and performance and reliability upgrades, and offer full services from configuring through build and install.
Our business philosophy enables us to provide a truly custom-engineered product for your specific requirements. This allows us to go from Contract Review to Design to Fabrication with great efficiency saving valuable time with today’s fast-paced projects, providing a first-class quality product with the best delivery lead times and competitive pricing in the industry.
We are actively seeking a talented Mechanical Engineer to join our team. You will play a crucial role in the design and development of mechanical systems and components. Your expertise is vital in creating innovative and efficient designs that meet the needs and specifications of our customers. If you are a creative problem-solver with a passion for optimizing manufacturing and operational systems, we invite you to join our dynamic team.
As a Mechanical Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing and developing mechanical components and systems for various applications. Your primary objective will be to create innovative and efficient designs that meet client specifications, adhere to industry standards, and ensure the functionality and reliability of mechanical systems. You will work closely with cross-functional teams and utilize SolidWorks to bring designs from concept to reality.
This position reports to and interacts with the Designer Supervisor to update, seek guidance, and obtain necessary approvals. Key collaboration is within the Engineering Department.
Responsibilities and Duties
Mechanical Design - Collaborate with engineers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements, objectives, and constraints. Develop mechanical design concepts and solutions based on client specifications, functional requirements, and industry standards. Create detailed 2D and 3D models, assemblies, and drawings using CAD software (SolidWorks and DraftSight). Troubleshoot and problem-solve during the fabrication process to ensure a high-quality product.
Component Selection and Integration - Select appropriate materials, components, and mechanical systems to meet design objectives, performance requirements, and cost constraints. Integrate mechanical components and systems into larger assemblies or products, ensuring proper fit, function, and compatibility.
Engineering Analysis - Perform engineering calculations and analyses to validate design concepts, assess structural integrity, and ensure compliance with safety standards.
Documentation and Technical Drawings - Create detailed technical drawings, specifications, and Bill of Materials (BOM) to communicate design intent to manufacturing teams and suppliers accurately. Maintain proper documentation, revision control, and versioning of design files, ensuring accuracy and accessibility. Detail/dimension all drawings and ensure that the shop can build the desired assembly from the information provided on the drawing. Assemble the shop folder to include all organized drawings along with a general arrangement drawing and any other information the shop may require to build the fan.
Design Optimization and Continuous Improvement - Identify opportunities for design optimization, cost reduction, and performance enhancement through research, analysis, and innovation. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement design improvements and resolve technical challenges.
Prototyping and Testing Support - Support the prototyping and testing of mechanical designs, providing guidance and feedback to ensure functional and reliable prototypes. Collaborate with technicians and engineers to troubleshoot and resolve design-related issues during prototype development and testing.
Project Management - Manage multiple design projects concurrently, ensuring timely completion within budget and meeting quality standards. Track project progress, communicate updates to stakeholders, and address any issues or challenges that may arise. Review order and project scope
(whether the product is standard or custom) and organize the best process plan. Requisition of foreign parts as required.
Site Visits - Conducting site visits when necessary to investigate operating problems after fan installation or to gather information for future projects (replacement fans, rotor assemblies, retro-fit VIV, etc., Perform testing on assembled fans or sub-assemblies of fans (bump tests, cross-phase measurement, run-tests, and flow tests).
Other duties (as assigned).
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design, or a related field.
- Relevant certifications or additional training in CAD software are preferred.
- Proven experience in mechanical design, preferably in a product development or manufacturing environment.
- Proficient in welding and sheet metal fabrication preferred.
- Previous experience with rotating machinery and fan design is an asset.
- Proficiency in SolidWorks and DraftSight and other design tools.
- Strong knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, materials, and manufacturing processes.
- Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to mechanical design.
- Experience in creating 2D and 3D models, assemblies, and technical drawings.
- Ability to perform engineering calculations.
- Knowledge of machining practices.
- Strong numerical ability with experience in modelling software and proposal preparation.
- Proficient Microsoft Office product knowledge.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
- Project management skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
- Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and work in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work effectively unsupervised as well as collaborates within an active team.
- Accountability and Dependability
- Analytical Thinking
- Adaptability & Flexibility
- Customer Focus
- Decision Making & Judgement
- Energy & Stress
- Ethics and Integrity
- Networking and Relationship Building
- Organizational and Environmental Awareness
- Planning & Organization
- Project Management
- Result Focus
- Service Orientation
- Strategic Thinking
- Usually works in an office environment.
- May access a production environment where health and safety hazards and risk of injury are always present (temperature, noise, chemicals, machinery, moving vehicles).
- Usually works a standard 40 – 44-hour work week.
- May be required to work some overtime hours to meet production obligations during specific business cycle periods.
- May experience tight deadlines, a large volume of work, and stressful conditions at times.
- Must be able to manage frequent interruptions and multiple tasks daily.
- May deal with conflict and employee relations issues causing stress at times.
- Attention to detail and visual concentration required which may cause mental and physical strain.
- Spends frequent time sitting and keyboarding, mouse operation and staring at a computer screen daily.
Daltec Process Fans is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusion and diversity and welcome all applicants including but not limited to: Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQIA2S+ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require special accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: From $65,000.00 per year
- Casual dress
- Company events
- Dental care
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
Flexible Language Requirement:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Guelph, ON N1G 4W1: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-09-15