R&D Engineer in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Technical

Our client is agrowing custom stainless steel manufacturer delivering design, fabrication, and installation services to our food processing clients across Canada, The United States, and Internationally. They would like to further develop the a signature Continuous Flow High Pressure Cooker and are looking for a talented individual to lead this R&D project with the ultimate goal of full commercialization of the product. In this role you will evaluate the target market, understand customer need, and investigate, evaluate, and develop new processes and techniques to improve on the current product design to meet market and customer need. You will lead the development team in these efforts through to commercialization.Key Responsibilities Include: Understand Client/Market Needs ? conduct research to fully understand client needs for the target market; determine competitive strengths and weaknesses; determine quality requirements and target pricing levels for the solution; fully define the problem statement; interpret and translate market and business requirements into technical specificationsResearch and Development ? create, seek approval for, and implements project plans; perform mechanical calculations in accordance with Canadian and International standards; improve the design of the current equipment to meet client and market needs; incorporate new processes, techniques, and equipment as required to meet objectives; develops test methods and equipment as required; recommend and employ computer design and analysis software; build or consult in the fabrication of models and simulations review; modify existing or conceptual designs via Inventor and AutoCADTesting and Evaluation ? working with technicians, conduct testing of prototypes in an organized fashion; develop and maintain testing documentation; evaluate and analyze the test data; develop conclusions; create written reportsSupervision of Team Members ? delegate and direct the work of research assistants, design drafting staff and other professionals assigned to the projectWritten Reports ? communicate progress against objectives, major milestones, and project costs, keep project schedule current and up to date; document project results; complete written project summaries for client partners, and Government agencies Requirements: 5 to 10+ years of experience in mechanical engineering design, ideally with food processing equipment design B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering with P.Eng certificationAbility to read, interpret, and understand engineering drawings Strong communication and technical writing skillsStrong drafting and design skills ? Proficient in MS Office, AutoCAD and InventorFast processor of information, high energy, ability to meet deadlines, ability to manage multiple projectsSite travel as required by projectListing originally posted at http://www.bullhornreach.com/job/432545_rd-engineer-charlottetown-pe-canada?utm_source=oodle.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=job&utm_campaign=feeds1



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