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Mechanical Engineering Technologist

KA Imaging

KA Imaging

Other Engineering
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Mechanical Engineering Technologist

KA Imaging Inc
Waterloo, ONHybrid work

Job details

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Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • No weekends
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Pulled from the full job description

  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Full job description

KA Imaging is a company that specializes in developing innovative x-ray imaging technologies and systems, providing solutions to the medical, veterinary, and non-destructive test industrial markets. With the ambitious vision “innovative x-ray everywhere”, the company strives to offer cutting-edge technologies and solutions that support healthcare providers enable better patient outcomes.

We are looking for a talented, versatile, and motivated Mechanical Design Engineering Technologist to develop and support x-ray imaging products. The successful candidate will be part of a highly focused and dynamic team working on challenging x-ray technology-related projects to achieve rewarding and fulfilling goals that have a direct impact on society. The position is full-time.

Mission: To enable our employees the freedom to innovate and create high performance products for our customers using cutting edge advances in x-ray technologies.


  • Design and validation of products and product components for medical and non-medical devices.
  • Development and maintenance of 2D/3D CAD data, including mechanical and electronic components.
  • Material selection for mechanical components.
  • Thorough validation of design against component and system requirements.
  • Preparation of engineering detail drawings for review and release to suppliers.
  • Prototype assembly and evaluation, debugging and troubleshooting, using lab equipment when necessary.
  • Support of product evaluation tests for environmental conditions such as shock, vibration, impact, IPXX etc.
  • Management of regulatory compliance and standards certification processes for medical and non-medical devices.
  • Participation in and leadership of engineering design reviews.
  • Preparation of documents such as new product proposals, functional specification, test plans, engineering reports, work instructions, etc.
  • Close collaboration with project management, other engineering departments, component suppliers, fabricators, and contract manufacturing vendors throughout the development process.
  • Design, development, and assembly of test fixtures for production or laboratory needs
  • Product support and sustaining activities through the whole lifecycle process of multiple products

Required Qualifications:

  • Technology diploma in mechanical engineering or related field or equivalent in training and work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in mechanical design.
  • Excellent proficiency in SolidWorks, including parts, assemblies, and drawings.
  • Involvement in a full product development cycle.
  • Understanding of good DFM and DFA behaviors.
  • Proven problem-solving skills to identify root cause of design/product failures.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills.
  • Time management and self-organization skills.
  • Experience with standard measurement techniques, test equipment and report writing.
  • Proficiency in creating engineering detail drawings using GD&T.
  • Proficiency with finding and working with new fabrication suppliers.
  • Experience with change control and documentation.
  • Ability to travel outside Canada.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with design of consumer electronics, medical devices, imaging technology.
  • Experience in designing for fabrication, especially machining and sheet metal.
  • Proficiency in designing for a variety of fabrication processes including CNC machining, plastics molding, die casting, sheet metal fabrication, and extrusion.
  • Experience with design for quality, manufacturability, and reliability.
  • Experience with SolidWorks PDM, including configuration and administration.
  • Experience working within regulated industries, adherence to regulations such as ISO 13485.
  • Experience with design for usability and human factors engineering.
  • Experience with developing new engineering processes and improving existing processes.
  • Experience with mechanical design simulation and analysis.
  • Experience with ruggedized product design.

To be considered: applicants will be asked to present a design portfolio or examples of design work, personal and/or professional, showing clear thinking, good problem solving, and outstanding execution.

What we Offer

  • KA Imaging offers a competitive Benefits package and salary
  • Potential for stock options
  • A hybrid working arrangement
  • a focus on professional development and growth

Visit the website for more information

Our organization commits to an equitable, inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We encourage applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ persons and other equity-deserving groups.

We welcome applications from individuals with disabilities. Our organization will accommodate the needs of applicants throughout the hiring and selection process under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Stock options
  • Work from home

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Mechanical Design: 5 years (preferred)
  • SolidWorks: 3 years (preferred)
  • CAD: 3 years (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Waterloo, ON N2L 5Z4

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