Mechanical Design Engineer: Ottawa, ON

JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking for a mechanical engineer to design antennas for existing 4G wireless networks as well as future 5G networks. The successful candidate will work cross functionally by working collaboratively with RF engineers, overseeing prototype assembly, supporting testing, coordinating multiple projects and working closely with production.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform mechanical design of antenna using materials and manufacturing methods such as sheet metal, extrusion, vacuum–formed plastics, injection molding, etc.
  • Lead fabrication and assembly of prototypes
  • Work with local and foreign material and parts suppliers
  • Collaborate with other project team members, engineers and supervisors on antenna design issues
  • Write and coordinate Bill of Materials
  • Calculate wind load on antennas and designs
  • Support or conduct environmental qualification testing
  • Work with vendors to requisition components and supplies for antenna projects
  • Support existing products in manufacturing, as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent work experience) and a minimum of 5 years experience in mechanical design of electronics parts
  • Proficiency with 3D software packages such as SolidWorks (or Creo)
  • Experience in material selection in both plastics and metals
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as injection molding, die casting, extrusion and sheet metal
  • Knowledgeable in assembly processes such as mechanical fasteners, welding and adhesives
  • Ability to conduct FEA analysis is an asset
  • Experience designing assemblies for medium or high volume electronic devices is preferred
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some (10% – 20%) travel may be required