Senior Mechanical Designer.

Senior Mechanical Designer

Position: Sr. Mechanical Designer

Reports to: Mechanical Design Group Leader

Job Brief:

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Designer to draw upon your engineering knowledge, your industry experience, and your ability to find creative solutions to unique challenges. You will have a passion for designing custom automation machines and you will thrive in the environment where you will mentor and guide other designers, collaborate with the other Design and Build departments, and provide leadership in all aspects of the design process.



  • Provide mechanical design solutions for custom, non-standard equipment.
  • Develop sales concepts into detailed 3D CAD models using creative problem solving and application of engineering theory
  • Collaborate with the Sales Team, Project Manager, Customer, and other departments to achieve project goals
  • Delegate duties and coordinate the design process with Junior, Intermediate, and Contract designers
  • Mentor and support Junior and Intermediate mechanical designers
  • Facilitate design reviews with customers
  • Provide design leadership on Safe Machine principles in accordance to relevant Safety Standards
  • Contribute ideas for Continuous Improvement projects that improve the departments operation and efficiency
  • Occasional travel as required globally


  • Bachelor/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent specialized experience
  • 7+ years of designing custom Industrial Automation machines
  • Application of Engineering principles to validate design concepts
  • Good understanding of Assembly processes, pneumatics, and control system basics
  • Proficiency with Solidworks
  • Working knowledge of relevant Safety Codes and Risk Assessment experience
  • Strong communication, presentation, organizational, and problem-solving skills

Job Fit: 

  • Confidence in dealing with people
  • Ability to deal with all types of personalities
  • Adaptable and able to modify approach in dynamic environment
  • Able to prioritize competing job functions
  • Possess structured problem solving and analytical skills

Innovative Automation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.