Career Opportunity: Mechanical Design Engineer


Location: Montreal, Canada

Established in 1997, SCIREQ is a world leader in the conception, design and manufacturing of precision laboratory equipment for preclinical respiratory research.   We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our multidisciplinary product development team. The individual has a desire to work in a small business environment with a focus on cutting-edge technology.   As a SCIREQ Mechanical Engineer you will be involved with many aspects of the product life cycle, including conception, design, verification, validation, launch and customer support.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Applying mechanical engineering theory and principles to product development
  • Designing hardware, including 3D modeling of assemblies and components
  • Creating technical drawings for manufacturing
  • Developing manufacturing procedures and testing
  • Investigating relevant technologies offered by manufacturing suppliers
  • Communicating with suppliers to optimize production methods and cost
  • Advising and assisting our production team in implementing automated hardware and system test strategies
  • Developing and performing experimental product validation studies
  • Comparing theoretical versus experimental results
  • Researching scientific publications, patents, and technologies used by competitor
  • Acting as a consultant for sales and technical support department
  • Select administrative duties
We offer:
  • New challenges and a varying array of responsibilities
  • The ability to work on products that enable innovation in respiratory medicine
  • The opportunity to work independently and as an influential team member
  • An innovative small business environment
  • A friendly team atmosphere
  • Exciting learning and skillset building opportunities
  • A centrally located office, near public transit
  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (experience in Biomedical Engineering an asset)
  • Applicant must be proficient in 3D CAD modeling and drawing preferably in Solidworks
  • Applicant must be proficient in general computing, including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and 3D printing
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes (mill & lathe work, CNC machining, sheet metal, RTV moulding, coatings & surface treatments, 3D printing, etc.)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude & creativity demonstrated through past work experience, supplementary education, hobbies, etc.
  • The ability to learn highly technical information quickly in a fast-paced work environment
  • The ability to work efficiently, both independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented and analytical
  • Excellent ability to write and speak in English
  • Relevant work experience in a similar position or field
  • Familiarity or work experience with Agile project management
  • Knowledge of respiratory mechanics and/or the respiratory system
  • Familiarity with the scientific research process, including study design, publications, conferences, etc.
  • Familiarity with electronics & components like sensors, switches, PCBs, motors, batteries, connectors, etc.
  • Knowledge of MATLAB or other computational software and programming languages
  • Material knowledge: metals, plastics, composites, etc
  • Ability to write and speak in French

For your application to be considered you MUST submit a CV & cover letter.

Job Application Deadline: October 16th 2020