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6 months ago
L-3 Canada Operations
Location: Canada
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Designer
WESCAM Don Mills, an L3 WESCAM location in a suburb of Toronto, designs and manufactures specialized custom opto-mechanical lens assemblies and aspheric components.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools alongside of some of the best thought leaders in our industry in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule - in addition to regular vacation and public holidays), free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, and much more.Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

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Tasks to be Accomplished

* Actively participate in the mechanical design of complex optical lens assemblies, including fixed focal length and zoom lenses, from concept to production.

* Provide Opto-Mechanical Design expertise and act as an Opto-Mechanics Subject Matter Expert across the organization.

* Work closely with Optical Designers and Manufacturing to achieve the best possible mechanical designs considering all performance requirements, manufacturability & cost, for existing and new lenses.

* Actively support the manufacturing organization and suppliers to ensure proper knowledge transfer, timely resolution of design issues and effective test methodologies development.

* Collaborate closely with Product Managers and other team members from Wescam Burlington Operations to support estimates and ensure high quality of design solutions.

* Design, build and use precision mechanical engineering test fixtures using modern methods to measure the performance of opto-mechanical parts and assemblies.

* Generate design related documentation including BOMs, part and assembly drawings, engineering studies, test reports, etc.

* Participate in and present results at design review meetings related to modifications and new lens designs.

* Actively participate in the application, maintenance and improvement of the Engineering design practices, processes and standards.

* Keep up-to-date knowledge of the Precision Mechanics, Opto-Mechanical and Mechanical Engineering industries trends and new technologies that may be relevant to Wescam’s business.

* Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, Opto-Mechanical Design.



Skills Required

* Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering, Fine Mechanics and Opto-Mechanical design principles

* Proficiency with Mechanical 3D CAD software, Solidworks preferred

* Proven ability to virtually prototype and analyze complex mechanical designs before they are built and tested

* Basic knowledge of lens optical design and optical principles

* Proficiency in a Mechanical Engineering lab environment

* Knowledge of Structural Analysis and Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

* Knowledge of electro-mechanical drive design principles

* Knowledge of machining, casting and sheet metal manufacturing techniques and processes

Experience & Education Requirements

* Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

* Professional experience in a similar role is preferred

* Graduate degree in a related field an asset

* Proven track record of leadership in CAD mechanical design

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* L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

**Please note: L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment.

CAN Security Clearance Required: Other

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

: No

: Division L-3 Wescam

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