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Cad Designer / Engineer
Date Posted
Friday, May 10, 2019
Woodbridge, ON
Manufacturing, General, Automotive, Forestry, Automotive, Sales, Repair and Related
CAD Designer / Engineer
Group Magna Exteriors
Division Mytox Manufacturing
City Woodbridge
Job Type Regular
Company Introduction

This position is for Mytox Manufacturing, a division of Magna Exteriors.

Magna Exteriors, an operating unit of Magna International, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of innovative systems and modules as well as offers a variety of exterior and interior mirror systems to the global automotive industry. Our focus is on developing technically sophisticated and economically viable products in order to satisfy our customers at any time.

Mytox Manufacturing is a division of Magna International located in Vaughan, Ontario. Mytox is a diverse company with capabilities ranging from engineering services, metal fabrication, Inline Compounding Injection molding and final assembly of sub-components. Mytox supplies products to major OEM’s such as FORD, FCA and GM.

Major Responsibilities
  • Implement and follow IATF Procedures as outlined in Mytox Quality System
  • Designs products in cooperation with Program Managers and Product Engineers, taking in consideration: requirements from customers (performance specifications, environment information etc.) commonization with existing products, manufacturability, ease of assembly, bench marking and new technology
  • Performs packaging, conceptual and feasibility studies (tolerance stack up, clearance,)
  • Fluent in calculating and designing Kinematic studies
  • Checks tolerance, dimensioning, and material specifications of components and assemblies – creates 2D drawings for Tier2 suppliers
  • Knows and follows part numbering system and revision levels – proficient at maintaining data control
  • Prepares CAD models and drawings for customers and engineering presentations as required, checks detail drawings prepared by detailers
  • Prepares and tracks translated files for prototype and suppliers
  • Follows customer and Mytox standards for drawings and CAD models (colour, layers etc.)
  • Communicates with customers and suppliers as required to send and receive computer files in proper format, performs translations if necessary, keeps track of sent and received files
  • Aids in Math Data/CAD Control
  • Maintains proper organization of CAD files, archives old versions of models and unnecessary files to keep disk usage at minimum
  • Updates both model and drawings with engineering changes
  • Tracks hours spent by project number and activity
  • Improves speed and quality of designs and continuously improves a general knowledge of tools used in design – computer software and hardware through bench marking and participating in training appropriate for his activity
  • Makes recommendations to improve organization and quality of work in design department
  • Prepare presentations materials for Sales and Marketing.
  • Performs other duties as required
Knowledge and Education
  • Mechanical engineering technologists certificate or recognized equivalent
  • Formal training in Computer Aided design techniques or 5 years of Product Design and Drafting work experience in suitable mechanical engineering field with CATIA
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of Kinematics
  • Working knowledge of CATIA, IGES. NX / UG, IDEAS
  • Ability to quickly learn other CAD applications / software
  • Working knowledge of DFA, DFM
  • Proficient use of personal computers, MS Office, Lotus Notes, Internet
  • Excellent drafting and drawing creation skills
  • Working knowledge of GD&T principles
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing and production methods of high volume electro-mechanical devices
  • Ability to travel to USA