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Mechanical Product Designer/Engineer

by SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 01, 2024
SLEEGERS Engineered Products Inc.

Job Description


Mechanical Product Designer/Engineer

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. We also provide engineering services to the LPG industry.


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 Mechanical Product Designer / Engineer to join our engineering team to help support growth and development of the propane industry. In this role the successful candidate will provide design and engineering support, focused on products, and providing overall support to the team. The core responsibilities will include:


  • Mechanical product design, including creating and modifying 3D models, design, fabrication and part drawings
  • Creating and managing stock codes and BOM’s in MRP / ERP software 
  • Preparing engineering calculations and FEA simulations
  • Preparing comprehensive engineering reports
  • Participate in preparation and review of PFMEA, PPAP and DTR results of new products
  • Supporting production, quality and supply chain with the manufacturing of products
  • Supporting non-conformance handling and purchase order reviews
  • Aiding or leading the development and continuous improvement initiatives to support our products


The Ideal Candidate


  • Has a degree in mechanical engineering or similar
  • Has 3-5 years of relevant engineering experience
  • Has practical, hands-on experience in design and manufacturing of products
  • Is highly competent in 3D modelling with SolidWorks
  • Has strong technical knowledge of engineering mechanics
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of common manufacturing methods, including sheet metal fabrication, welding, machining, and more
  • Has strong practical design-for-manufacturability mindset
  • Enjoys working in a regulated industry with a variety of codes and standards
  • Is a self-starter, reliable, and takes initiative
  • Is detail-oriented in the preparation and review of technical drawings and written deliverables
  • Is a strong communicator with quality writing skills
  • Has advanced Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and Word
  • Is working towards their P.Eng (EIT) designation


The Benefits 


  • Competitive compensation package; salary is commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement within SLEEGERS
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefit plans
  • Retirement plan with employee-employer matched contributions
  • Training and development opportunities available to enhance your skill set


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.