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Mechanical Designer

Open Position

Location: Sherbrooke, Canada
Posted Date: 02/03/21

AMF Canada is the largest manufacturer of industrial bakery machinery in Canada. This Sherbrooke division designs and manufactures custom-made machines for its international customers. It is constantly innovating and developing in order to remain the leader in its industry. In particular, the company exports mixers, conveyors, coolers, slicers, baggers, and several other industrial bakery machines. AMF Canada employs more than 150 people in Sherbrooke, provides a dynamic work environment and the opportunity to be part of its team as: Mechanical Designer.

How You Will Impact AMF:

Under the product group leader’s supervision and as a Mechanical Engineering team member, you will design parts and assemblies and complete drawings of details corresponding to different bakery equipment. You will have to meet specific deadlines to meet the requirements of our customers.

Essential Role Functions:

  • Consult catalogs, different reference tools, and suppliers to select the components of the drawings
  • Develop and verify detailed or assembly drawings by 2D computer (Autocad) and 3D (Solid Edge) from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, or other data
  • Repairs sketches from surveys on machines for drawings
  • Participate in solving technical issues on research and development projects and on product improvement
  • Strictly adheres to quality standards and design standards

What You Need To Succeed:

Knowledge: 

  • Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams)
  • 2D and 3D drawing software
  • Engineering knowledge of materials properties as well as mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic bases

Skills: 

  • Interpersonal skills (colleagues and clients)
  • Eye for detail
  • Ease in oral communication
  • Self-reliant
  • Write and speak advanced French and basic level English

Experience: 

  • Mechanical engineering technique or professional in Industrial Design or relevant experience on the job