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Mechanical Designer Co-op

by SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc.

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Aug 23, 2023
SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc.

Job Description

Mechanical Designer Co-op

About Us

SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc. is a leading North American supplier of engineered solutions for the pressure vessel and propane industries.  We design and manufacture a variety of products including propane motor fuel tanks, commercial and industrial pressure vessels, and automated propane cylinder vending kiosks.

Founded in 1963 and based in London, Ontario, we are proud to have assembled a diverse team that unites highly skilled fabrication skill sets with innovative engineering professionals to produce exceptional products for our target marketplaces.  We are a rapidly growing company serving specialized marketplaces in Canada and the USA.

The Opportunity

We are recruiting a quality-conscious, detail-oriented and mechanically inclined Mechanical Designer Co-op Student for the Fall 2023 work term, to grow with us at SLEEGERS. The successful candidate will join our Product Engineering Team to support engineering initiatives across our numerous product lines. Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Fixture and jig design
    • Preparing 2D engineering drawings for parts, weldments, and assemblies
  • Design of machines or mechanical systems for manufacturing processes
  • Preparing engineering documentation – especially documentation which supports production or customers
    • Preparing and managing revisions of Routing Sheets and Visual Work Instructions
    • Creating and managing Product Manuals and Service Bulletins
  • Manufacturing process optimization, especially in Mechanical-Electrical assembly environments
    • Conduct time studies and deliver recommendations for improvements
  • Mechanical product and process validation and testing
    • Create engineering reports which describes test results
  • Creating and managing stock codes and BOM’s in MRP / ERP software 
  • Mechanical product design
  • Preparing other technical engineering documents for internal and external use
  • Assisting in other projects, as assigned, to support our process and product development efforts

The Ideal Candidate

  • Enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or Systems/Controls Engineering program
  • Eligible for a 4 month Co-op Term (September to December 2023)
  • Is highly competent with 3D CAD software, preferably SolidWorks
  • Has a strong mechanical aptitude and demonstrates an advanced understanding of common manufacturing methods, including sheet metal fabrication, welding, machining, and more
  • Strong communicator with quality writing skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and Word

SLEEGERS is committed to providing a barrier-free environment and promoting independence, dignity, integration, and equal opportunities for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available, upon request, for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.