Mechanical Design Engineer


Mechanical Design Engineer

Flying Colours Corporation
Location: Peterborough, Ontario
Posted: October 11th 2020
Deadline: October 31st, 2020

Flying Colours Corp is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions and maintenance.  With facilities in Canada, USA, and Singapore our continued growth and success is driven by our talented workforce that embody our core values: integrity, innovation and flexibility.

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer. This is a full-time position.

General Accountability

Engineers are responsible for developing customer specifications into manufacturable designs that comply with all statutory requirements and support projects from concept through the design, prototype, manufacturing and commissioning stages. Incumbents operate under general direction and report into an engineering team lead.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Provide specialized expertise in the design, testing, commissioning and troubleshooting of structure and mechanical components of aircraft interior design.
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks of varying complexity.
  • Carry out hazard and risk assessments and prepare technical reports.¬†
  • Communicates routinely and thoroughly with all departments involved in projects and aircraft completions.
  • Perform administrative/clerical tasks associated with the review of parts lists for procurement.
  • Inform or consult with the supervisor in the event that the project schedule or milestones are not met as committed.
  • Provide design troubleshooting and technical support to production crews as needed.
  • Issue design corrections or updates as needed to ensure continued¬†accuracy.
  • Promotes a team environment among staff
  • Must follow established procedures and all health, safety and environment policies at all times.
  • Time split between office work and troubleshooting problems on the shop floor.
  • A degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering
  • A P.Eng licence or a foreign equivalent registration
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in a similar role
  • Expertise in design, testing, and analysis of mechanical systems and aircraft structures
  • Knowledge of applicable standards and regulations (in particular CAR425/FAR25 and CAR529/FAR529 as it applies to aircraft interiors)
  • Candidates must possess an open mind and be able to adapt to organization changes, new procedures and new methods
  • Candidates must have excellent report writing, problem resolution, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
Additional Information

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the eligibility criteria, please submit your resume by email in MS Word or PDF format. Please quote the job title in your email subject line to be considered.

While we appreciate all resumes received, we can only contact directly those applicants under consideration for interview.

Flying Colours Corp. is proud to participate in the legislated employment equity program. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including candidates representing the four designated groups: women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Contact Information
Flying Colours Corporation
901-120 Airport Road,
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

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