• Senior Mechanical Engineer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/27/2018 9:18 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    Engineering - Mechanical
    Employment Type
    Full Time - Regular
  • Responsibilities

    • Responsible for leading the Electro-Mechanical development
    • through the full design life cycle
    • Responsible for verifying design compliance to specified requirements.
    • Lead Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) activities in trouble-shoot test failures and anomalies in determining both the root cause(s) and appropriate fixes.
    • Documents and analyzes results writes formal test reports.
    • Responsible for satisfying the performance specification set by the customer through the application of effective requirements management
    • Responsible for effectively communicating cross-functional design requirements across the Integrated Project Team (IPT)
    • Responsible for leading and/or significantly contributing to technical reviews (internal/external) and IPT meetings
      Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineers or technicians
    • Provides progress updates to the Mechanical Engineering Manager/ Team Lead, Program Manager/Engineer, as required
    • Responsible for Problem Reporting and proactively taking actions to resolve stated problems in a timely manner.
    • May be assigned technical and program related responsibilities for engaging subcontractors/suppliers; budget estimates, define and plan schedule


    • Require a minimum of 8+ years of related experience.
      Strong verbal and written communication.
    • Experience leading technical reviews and inspections; excellent presentation skills to clearly convey technical and non-technical data to enable comprehensive evaluations and critiquing of the design.
    • Experience in analyzing and interpreting mechanical technical drawings, ability to generate high quality technical reports, test plans/ procedures, investigation/analysis reports.
    • A strong understanding of manufacturing and fabrications processes to assess, troubleshoot and work collaboratively with Designers
    • Design for Manufacturing and Assembly principles and planning; Electro-Mechanical product architectures; Identification and Integration of multi-disciplinary requirements; Engineering and Design Verification Testing; Use of test equipment and instrumentation required to execute tests;
    • Experience in project management principles and performance metrics to assist management in any scheduling, budgetary development, bids/proposals and other program related functions.
    • Strong customer service skills and demonstrated ability of working in a team environment, fostering collaboration


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, or applicable technical or scientific discipline

    Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
    Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.  Workplace accommodations are available.

    Company Overview

    At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


    Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.


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