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Title: Mechanical Engineer/Product Design Engineer - posted July 28, 2015

Ellis Fabrications Inc. is currently seeking a well-organized and highly motivated individual who is looking to enhance their career as a Mechanical Engineer. EFI is a growing company that specializes in designing and fabricating construction equipment attachments and has established itself as a leader of innovation and design in the market. With our product development expanding, there is an excellent opportunity to join our design team in this full-time, long term position.

We offer competitive wages and benefits based on experience and performance, as well as a culture that encourages positive results in a fast pace and rewarding environment.

This position is best suited for a candidate who enjoys being inventive while working on a wide range of projects. Specific tasks will include:

  • Utilize project management skills to lead engineering projects from concept to completion
  • Work closely with the design team on the invention and design of new products
  • Solve complex technical problems using engineering principles, creative thinking and ingenuity
  • Perform materials analysis to recommend and assist in the selection of materials and equipment
  • Perform engineering calculations on proposed designs
  • Source new suppliers and communicate desired product specifications
  • Test initial prototypes as necessary, provide effective communication of strengths and deficiencies
  • Provide feedback and implement design improvements to existing concepts
  • Prepare engineered drawings and other technical information
  • Verify engineered drawings conform to specifications
  • Organize and create documentation packages for production
  • Support and maintain engineering documentation, including models, drawings, change orders, test procedures, and reports
  • Identify and recommend process improvements to reduce costs and increase efficiency
  • Supervise and mentor the design team, inclusive of Product Designer and Engineering Technologist
  • Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience required
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree required
  • Accreditation as a professional engineer is required; membership with APEGA is preferred
  • Experience in the manufacturing and production industry or a mechanical design background is an asset
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks and Microsoft Office, experience with MRP and FEA systems is an asset
  • Experience as a project manager in an industrial environment is an asset
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills required
  • Ability to self-start and take conceptual ideas to create a viable product in collaboration with a design team
  • Capability of handling confidential material
  • Exceptional time-management skills
  • Proven leadership success an asset
  • Experience with the use of a wide range of electronic and mechanical measuring tools an asset
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to timelines
  • An applicant with strong written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to develop and maintain relationships within all levels of employees will be needed.

  • Salary is negotiable based on education and experience.
    Comprehensive benefits package will be offered.


    To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@EFIattachments.com or fax to: 403-227-0055

    We thank all applicants, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

    ELLIS FABRICATIONS INC. - 4207 53RD Street Close, Innisfail, AB T4G-1P9, Canada