Mechanical Drafter / Designer – SolidWorks

Position Details:        

  • Full-Time, Permanent
  • On-site (No Remote Work Eligbility)
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday

Location: Oakville, ON

About This Opportunity

As a dedicated and accurate Mechanical Drafter / Designer with an interest in mechanical engineering and a self-motivated attitude.  You will be working with our expert engineering teams to create a variety of technical drawings and digital models and will be able to contribute to the design process as well.  We foster a positive and encouraging work atmosphere and offer plenty of opportunities for on-the-job mentoring and practical experience with several departments, including manufacturing and project management.

The primary responsibilities and duties include; but are not limited to:

  • Designing and building full assemblies using existing libraries of modular parts for active customer orders
  • Contributing to our in-house vault of components and assemblies to ensure that every item we manufacture has a corresponding accurate model in the database including form, materials properties, fully defined dimensions, mounting details, weight, etc.
  • Preparing PDF/DXF drawings and bill of material (BOM) quantities suitable for use in production.
  • Generating production drawing sets to be utilized by our manufacturing plant for product fabrication including mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Producing necessary drawing sets required by Media Resources’ subcontractors, in addition to routinely packaging supplier requisitions for Media Resources’ designed parts to be sent for purchasing.
  • Modeling of steel structures and structural attachments from time to time.
  • Using SolidWorks and configurations to enable automation or semi-automation of the drawing process of modular re-sizeable products.
  • Meet company standards pertaining to quantity and quality of work performed on an ongoing basis, perform all work-related tasks in compliance with company policies, procedures, legislation, regulation, and directions, and identify non-compliance for resolution.
  • Participate in and comply with all health and safety processes and initiatives to ensure that Media Resources remains a safe workplace.
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Requirements / Qualifications:

Academic Training:

  • BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Management, or Logistics; or equivalent experience with a high school diploma/equivalency

 Work Experience:

  • 2 – 5 years of experience working with SolidWorks daily
  • SolidWorks expert with knowledge in at least the following areas:
    • Experience with SolidWorks Enterprise PDM
    • Weldments and detailed welding drawings
    • Knowledge and experience working with sheet metal, steel, and aluminum
    • Working with configuration-based modeling
    • Modifying existing formula-driven parts and assemblies
    • Manipulating existing parts and assemblies through design tables
    • Basic machining operations
    • BOM generation
    • Mate references
    • 2D and 3D Drawings, templates, models, and assemblies
    • Configurations include control of parts and assemblies using excel (i.e. design tables)
    • FEA modeling and Simulation and report is a strong asset

Specific Competencies:

  • General computer knowledge is a requirement
  • Excellent communications skills are a must
  • Building, construction, or sign industry experience preferred
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with Ontario/National building codes is an asset.
  • Familiarity with CSA 47.1, CSA W59.2, and CSA W59-18 codes is an asset.
  • Strong organization and adherence to specified timelines.
  • This position requires multi-tasking to ensure the varied job requirements are met.
  • Flow and characteristics of work require work pressure for frequent periods of short duration or occasional periods of sustained duration.
  • High attention to detail.

Work Conditions

Physical Demands:

  • Office environment with prolonged sitting, typing, and phone usage.
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop computers and peripherals.
  • Lifting or moving boxes up to 50 lbs. may be required.

Cognitive Demands:

  • Time management
  • Multi-tasking
  • Reading/writing
  • Memory recall
  • Communication