Hydraulic Design Engineer

Linamar Corp
Full Time
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
Hydraulic Design Engineer, Senior Performance Expectations The successful candidate will work as a member of a design team designing or improving new products per the Skyjack Product Development Process. Prepare concept, and design and production drawings with supporting calculations and material data ensuring that designs meet specification requirements and manufacturing capabilities. Design, formulate and produce complete product related changes for current products in a continuous improvement environment. Improve warranty, ease of assembly, and expand product options for production. Contact and interact with vendors, suppliers, and contractors to investigate technologies and their applications. Design and test prototypes. Employ data collection, analysis techniques, and optimization to achieve target performance. Communicates with other Engineering personnel to coordinate the interrelated design(s) to ensure alignment for completion. Maintain thorough documentation for all aspects of assigned projects Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and make recommendations for improvement. Provide support in checking details, assemblies and BOMs for assigned projects Mentor other Engineering Designers and Design Engineers. Perform Simulation for hydraulic systems and components using Automation Studio and/or Simscape Fluids Apply a wide variety of established or modified engineering methods or techniques with considerable independence of action. Other duties as assigned Credentials Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or C.E.T. in a Mechanical or Electrical discipline. Preference will be given to candidates registered as a Professional Engineer in Ontario. Minimum 6 years of experience as a Hydraulic Designer or Hydraulics Design Engineer in a heavy equipment (or related) manufacturing environment. Demonstrated knowledge of hydraulic controls and general electrical skills, Mechanical design, GD&T, DFMEA, welding/fabrication processes. Design experience with SolidWorks (with formal training preferred); experience with Automation Studio and/or Simscape Fluids is a bonus . Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well with a cross functional technical team as well as with manufacturing personnel. Strong organizational and leadership skills. Desired Characteristics Ability to create, read, and interpret Electrical and Hydraulic Schematics In depth understanding of PC and LS hydraulic systems Experience in designing various control circuits including open and closed center hydraulics Experience in designing hydrostatic closed loop drive systems Experience in designing with fixed and variable displacement piston pumps and gear pumps Experience in designing with cartridge valves and electro-proportional controls Hydraulic hose sizing and routing experience Hydraulic filtration design experience Troubleshooting of various control circuits experience Familiarity of Automation Studio and/ or Simscape Fluids would be beneficial Hydraulic testing and development of hydraulic test plans would be beneficial Why Linamar / Skyjack Opportunities to grow your career. Community based outreach supporting both local and global initiatives and charities. Social committees and sports teams. Discounts for local vendors and events, including auto supplier discounts. About Skyjack: Skyjack supplies construction rental companies globally with quality engineered, simple, and reliable access and telehandler equipment. Initially started as a scissor lift manufacturer in 1985, and has grown to become a world leader in the general Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) industry. As a dominant player in a consistently evolving industry, Skyjack employees thrive on absorbing new information and have a thirst for continuous improvement in their professional selves. In 2002 Skyjack became a part of the Linamar Corporation and has since been able to leverage strategic partnerships and use the guidance of their parent company to rapidly change the face of the access industry. Every aspect of the company is deeply rooted in Skyjacks safety initiatives as this can be an extremely challenging industry. Skyjack prides itself on being simply reliable and easy to do business with. This mission extends to the relationships with customers, suppliers, and employees. We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet the full requirements for this position. Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request. Linamar Corporation encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will reasonably accommodate applicants throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process upon request #LI-PP1

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