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  • Full Time
  • Cambridge
  • August 1, 2023
  • Hours: 40

Eclipse Automation Inc.

Eclipse Automation is seeking multiple Mechanical Designers to join our Engineering Team in Cambridge, ON. Reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Supervisor, the Mechanical Designer will work directly with Mechanical Design Lead and Design teams to ensure projects are met on budget.

Our Engineering Teams push possibilities and turn passion into world-class products to help our customers reach their ultimate potential. Innovators and reinventors, their know-how is unparalleled, and their endless drive keeps them striving for excellence.

The Mechanical Designer job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Perform engineering calculations with respect to strength of materials, speeds, horsepower, temperature, pressure, force, etc. as related to machine and tool designs
Analyze engineering drawings and specifications to determine shape, dimensions, hardness etc. in the development of equipment, processes, and products
Examine feasibility of using one or more machines to carry out sequential operations
Produce working drawings, detail drawings and bills of materials for equipment, sub-assemblies or product using Auto CAD and SolidWorks
Analyze designs and systems for compliance to applicable standards (i.e. OSHA, CE or customer specific)
Review drawings for accuracy, material selection, proper machining techniques, finishes, hardness, etc.
Liaise with vendors for technical information and specifications
Communicate all requested design changes to the Applications Manager
Responsible for communicating progress on tasks to supervising designer
Formalize and update drawing documentation
Create drawings of existing tooling through the use of precision measuring devices such as verniers and micrometers
Liaise with fabricators, machinists, toolmakers and electricians in the completion of equipment and resolving problems
Assist in preparing customer documentation
Complete other duties and projects as assigned
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends and or travel as required in varying timelines


Successful completion of either a University Degree or College Diploma in Mechanical Engineering / Robotics Automation Technology
Minimum 5+ years’ Mechanical Design experience in a custom automation environment needed
Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
A self-starter with the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
Must have thorough knowledge of drafting principles
Must be proficient in AutoCAD and SolidWorks
Must be capable of designing tooling from sketches or verbal concepts
An understanding of the use of pneumatics and hydraulics
An understanding of the use of electrical devices (i.e. switches, load cells, LVDT’s etc.)

What We’ve Won

In 2021, Eclipse Automation was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the seventh consecutive year by Deloitte – and that makes us a Platinum member. It’s a prestigious designation that we’re thrilled to uphold. We’re also a six-year recipient of the Growth 500 Award, celebrating Canada’s most dynamic and successful businesses.

About Eclipse

Here at Eclipse Automation, creation and innovation is at our core, and our culture reflects that. Fast paced and continuously fostering growth, we encourage the entrepreneurial spirit that our Teams embody, and leverage each of their strengths to do better for our people, our clients, and our communities.

Our teams are made up of are innovators, thinkers, and doers, with the know-how and expertise to exceed expectations, and the relentless spirit to create and reinvent. Our people are what enable us to live up to our name – to eclipse all others, inspiring and creating outcomes that change the world.

Eclipse is an AODA compliant organization, and accommodations are available upon request.

We support an environment where teams work together and where people can learn, grow, and thrive.

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