The Mechanical Design Engineer will participate as an integral member of our Engineering team in defining the design in SOLIDWOKS for new and existing products utilizing best DFM/DFA practices. The work carried out will enable the production floor to fabricate our customer’s requests. Our core competencies in-house include Metal Fabrication, CNC Machining and Integrated Assemblies. This position will also support other mechanical design and development activities within EM Dynamics. Minimum 3 years experience in Metal Fabrication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop mechanical designs in a concurrent engineering environment from the conceptual stage through completion of the detailed design using SolidWorks and the preparation of technical part drawings using GD&T principles along with dimensional tolerancing with good understanding of tolerance stack-ups.
  • Hands-on work with internal resources to develop working prototypes of new products and verify that these prototypes meet all of the required product specifications.
  • Work with manufacturing to bring product designs from the engineering prototype phase to production release, address quality or value engineering issues on current products.
  • Prepare bills-of-materials with the company’s integrated part management system
  • Design jigs and fixtures to enable production to meet tight tolerances and efficiently produce product

Qualifications/Education/Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated skills using SolidWorks for parametric designs in 3D solids modeling and 2D drawings.
  • Ability to perform tolerance stack-ups in regards to proposed designs.
  • Experience in the design and development of parts and assemblies.
  • In-depth knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and machining processes.
  • Solid knowledge in material science and material properties.
  • Experience in large and miniature part design and fabrication.
  • Design for manufacturing: Ease of assembly, Cost of Goods, second sourcing. Experience in Industrial Design.

General Skills:

  • Initiator of innovative design and development concepts. Understanding how to relate design elements to system-level specifications and performance.
  • Experience in solving development problems.
  • Demonstrated history of handling and driving projects to completion in a schedule-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated history of creativity, innovation, and outside-the-box thinking.
  • Ability to assemble, debug and test prototype mechanical assemblies.
  • Methodical troubleshooting and debugging capabilities.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time between multiple tasks.
  • Ability to interface and work collaboratively with representatives from different departments across the company.

Why EM Dynamics:

  • We are a proud Canadian company, 50 Years in business.
  • We recently expanded into a brand-new facility with a very clean and modern office and production environment.
  • 24/7 gym access.
  • Excellent benefits plan.

Terms of Employment:

  • Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time, 40hrs / week
  • Shifts: Day
  • Overtime: Paid Overtime
  • Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Scarborough (McCowan & Sheppard)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Additional pay:


Flexible language requirement:


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Scarborough, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Which university did you receive your degree from?
  • What year did you graduate?


  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)


  • Metal Fabrication: 3 years (required)