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CAD Designer/Engineer

Job Number:  42069
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Mytox Mfg.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Woodbridge, ONTARIO, CA



Job Number: 42069 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Mytox Mfg. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Woodbridge 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Position Summary:

Member of divisional application engineering team accountable for creating, updating, and controlling CAD models and drawings in accordance with established engineering best practices. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Work collaboratively with Program Managers and Product Engineers on product designs and review technical inquiries from customers
•    Provide consultation on standard product manufacturing, ease of assembly and benchmarking
•    Perform packaging, conceptual and feasibility studies
•    Create 2D drawings for Tier 2 suppliers
•    Synthesize and analyze linkages/mechanisms that provide desired functionality
•    Check detail component and assembly drawings prepared by detailers for correct tolerancing, dimensioning, and material specifications
•    Understand and follow customer and Mytox standards for drawings (Part Numbering and Revision Levels) and CAD models (Colours, Layers etc.) – proficient at maintaining data control
•    Prepare CAD models and drawings for customers and engineering presentations as required
•    Prepare and track translated files for prototype and Tier 2 suppliers
•    Manage document control and transmittal activities with customers and suppliers
•    Aid in Math Data/CAD Control by maintaining proper organization of CAD files, archives old versions of models and unnecessary files to keep disk usage at minimum
•    Update both model and drawings with engineering changes
•    Track hours spent by project number and activity
•    Improve speed and quality of designs and continuously improves a general knowledge of tools used in design – computer software and hardware through benchmarking and participating in training courses
•    Make recommendations to improve organization and quality of work in design department
•    Prepare presentations materials for Sales and Marketing.
•    Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Mytox’s Quality System and Business Operating Procedures.
•    Perform duties in accordance with all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental company policies and government legislation 
•    Perform other duties as assigned by Management


•    Certified Engineering Technologist (Mechanical) or recognized equivalent
•    Formal training in Computer Aided Design and/or 5 years of Product Design and Drafting work experience in suitable mechanical engineering field

Additional Skills:
•    Strong 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
•    Excellent drafting and drawing creation skills
•    Working knowledge of GD&T principles
•    Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
•    Working knowledge of manufacturing and production methods of high volume electro-mechanical systems
•    Maintain a valid passport and flexible to travel to customer sites in North America and abroad

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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