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Mechanical Designer/Engineer

Connect Tech

Connect Tech

Guelph, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

For over 35 years, Connect Tech has built a solid reputation providing high-performance computing solutions for some of the world’s most influential companies. As NVIDIA’s largest hardware partner, Connect Tech’s products are used in state-of-the-art technology on land, sea, sky, and space. With leading-edge design and manufacturing services backed by stellar technical support, our commitment to excellence in design and customer satisfaction is the driving force behind our success.

Connect Tech designs leading-edge technology for some of the world’s most influential companies. We’re looking for an experienced Mechanical Designer/Engineer that has a passion for intricate designs. Alongside our line of standard computing technology, Connect Tech has a thriving engineering services team that develops customized technologies for a variety of industries.

Our growing custom design business allows our engineers to architect purpose-built hardware solutions covering a broad range of applications. As a member of our Mechanical Engineering team, you’ll interface with some of the largest names in the electronics industry providing solutions for Unmanned Systems used in ground, air and sea, security, finance, defense – just to name a few.

You will work alongside a diverse and talented group of mechanical and hardware engineers/designers, software developers, technical support, sales, marketing, and admin individuals as we continue to break new ground in the embedded computing industry.

What We Offer

  • We work within a high-tech, leading-edge technology that powers some really cool applications! (Robots, Drones, Artificial Intelligence, Vision Systems)
  • We’re a dynamic and energetic company with a friendly community atmosphere
  • We value the contributions and ideas of our staff, and are proud of our extremely low turnover rate throughout our 35+ year history
  • Our employees are passionate about their work and the embedded industry, and are always looking for ways to propel Connect Tech to the next level
  • We offer competitive salaries, an attractive profit-sharing program, a comprehensive benefits package and a casual business dress code

Check out our corporate video to see what we’re all about!

The Mechanical Designer will join our team with:

  • A desire to work in a high energy, fast paced environment
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • The ambition to learn new skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, team minded “we can build that” attitude

The Mechanical Designer is responsible for:

  • Design of enclosure systems and thermal solutions from concept to production of commercial, industrial, rugged, and military electronics
  • All aspects of the design process including the creation of 3D CAD models, 2D CAD drawings, and assembly drawings
  • Building prototypes and special-order in-house product builds
  • Full manufacturing documentation including Bill of Materials and Assembly instructions
  • Working with a team of electronic engineers/designers
  • Interacting with customers during the development process
  • Interacting with suppliers and fabricators both local and off-shore during all phases of product development and manufacturing

The Mechanical Designer will have:

  • Experience in mechanical design of electronic enclosures
  • Experience designing in SolidWorks
  • Knowledge in design for sheet metal, CNC machined, extruded, die cast and plastic parts
  • Hands on experience with assembly tools (screw drivers, torque drivers, etc.)
  • Understanding of materials, finishes, and hardware
  • Understanding of MIL, DoD, Ingress, UL, RoHS/WEEE standards and compliances

The Mechanical Designer’s nice to have:

  • Thermal simulation analysis
  • Industrial design
  • Machine tools (CNC, drill press, etc.)

If you’re interested in working for a fast-growing company who highly values its employees, we want to hear from you!

Connect Tech Inc. understands its obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and is committed to ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. We are committed to treating people with disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in removing and preventing barriers to accessibility and meeting our accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario’s accessibility laws. Accommodations will be made available upon request during the recruitment and hiring processes.