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Senior Mechanical Designer
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Delta Controls
Product Development
Mechanical Designer , Mechanical Engineering
Delta Controls is hiring for a Senior Mechanical Designer position based in our Surrey, BC offices (Cloverdale/Langley border). This is a full-time, permanent position to start in January 2021
Start date:
Work location:
This position is located in our head office. Remote work may be available during COVID-19.
Surrey, BC
Full time

Delta Controls is the benchmark for building controls manufacturers, being one of the most respected organizations in our industry, with more than 300 Partners/Distributors in over 80 countries. For more than three decades Delta Controls has offered innovative and exciting building automation solutions for commercial, healthcare, education, leisure buildings and more. As industry leaders, our track record includes delivering the world’s first fully integrated native BACnet building solution encompassing HVAC, lighting and access control products.

As part of Delta Electronics Inc., the global leader in switching power supply solutions and DC brushless fans and an $8+ billion USD organization, Delta Controls is able to bring some of the most energy efficient and sustainable solutions to buildings around the world, working together toward our shared vision of developing technologies aimed at reducing global warming and ensuring a sustainable future for mankind. Delta Electronics products are the most energy efficient power products in the industry and include a comprehensive range of energy management solutions in Industrial Automation, Telecom Power, UPS and Data Center Infrastructure, Automotive Electronics and Energy Storage Systems.

Why work for us!

  • In-house training, education and opportunities for growth. 
  • Financial benefits such as RRSP matching and life insurance.
  • Health and family-focused benefits such as extended health, vision and dental benefits with employer paid premiums, onsite fitness center, reimbursement for gym memberships, travel insurance coverage and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Our employees are recognized through Service Awards and Employee Referral bonuses.
  • Our location is transit accessible and we have free on-site parking.
  • Three weeks of vacation after three years of employment.
  • Depending on the role, casual or business casual dress is the norm.

The Senior Mechanical Designer is someone who can work on various mechanical design projects through the whole design cycle from requirements development, to sketch, to research, to prototype, to design and perform verification testing.

The  Senior Mechanical Designer should have experience with plastic injection molding design for electronics enclosures and in addition is preferred to have experience with sheet metal and die casting design. It is also preferred to have experience with design for thermal management in electronics and thermal simulation.

The Senior Mechanical designer is expected to provide training and mentorship to more junior mechanical designers.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Mechanical design for product development projects
  • Research new technologies relevant to product roadmap and strategy
  • Assist in the collection and definition of product requirements
  • Perform Technical, costing and risk analysis for new projects
  • Mentorship and training of more Junior Mechanical Designers
  • Liaison with mold makers and other suppliers to ensure the project runs smoothly
  • Produce design documentation in accordance with team standards
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Mechanical Team Lead
Main skills required:

The ideal candidate has experience with:

  • Designing electronics enclosures
  • Thermal Simulation of electronics design
  • Design for plastic injection molding, die casting, sheet metal design

Must Have Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Mechanical Design
  • Excellent Knowledge of Solidworks
  • Good attention to detail
Experience required:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education, training, and/or experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Mechanical Design
Years of relevant experience required:
5 years
Education required:
Bachelor's degree
Number of openings:
Compensation details:

In addition to the competitive compensation package, we also offer a unique work environment that is designed for people who like to work hard and play hard too! Here are just a few examples:

  • On-site gym and weight room with personal trainers
  • RRSP matching
  • Comprehensive extended group health and dental benefits

To apply, go to our careers site at Complete or update your profile and submit your application online. Next, go to the applied jobs list to ensure your application has been fully processed. You are also welcome to add or manage job alerts within your candidate account.

If this position is eligible for remote work, candidates outside of our local area will be considered. If this position is not eligible for remote work then local candidates are preferred and no relocation will be offered for this position. For positions not eligible for remote work the candidate must be legally-entitled to work in the country where the job is offered, for any employer, without requiring sponsorship. While we will consider all applications, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please. No outside agencies or recruiters, please.
Solidworks, Product design and development