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Intermediate Mechanical Engineer



Company Information

Edson, based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, manufactures robust, high-performance case and tray packing systems. Edson has long-standing customer relationships with food, pharmaceutical, consumer goods, and tissue converting companies that require innovative, high speed horizontal case packing, material handling, and top load robotic solutions.  Edson is a division of Pro Mach, a leading provider of integrated packaging and processing solutions for over 20,000 customers worldwide. Through multiple brands, Pro Mach provides product packaging and processing equipment, PMMI certified training, installation, parts, and service for primary and secondary packaging, flexible packaging, end-of-line packaging, and identification and tracking. For more information on Pro Mach’s brands visit .

Job Description

As a member of the mechanical engineering team, this position is responsible for the conceptualization and development of servo & pneumatic based packaging machines and assemblies. This position requires an out of the box thinker and self-motivated employee who is interested in a role focused primarily on design.


  • Use of design software to develop custom packaging automation solutions
  • Interpret technical specifications & application parameters;
  • Perform analysis & find solutions to various mechanical problems;
  • Conceptualize designs, problem-solve, participate in product development team;
  • Select cost effective OEM components, while ensuring design for manufacturing concepts have been applied.
  • Create full design packages including BOM, detail drawings, assembly drawings and layouts;
  • Check & validate all final design documentation, parts lists and drawings according to design & contract requirements, to ensure completeness & accuracy;
  • Interact with purchasing department & production department, in office and on production floor as needed;
  • Educate, mentor and provide training and/or resources to other Mechanical design employees when required.



  • Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering Technologist 3 year College Diploma;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as mechanical designer in custom automation sector.
  • ERP System knowledge required with prior experience in Syteline considered a plus
  • Must have superior Solidworks and AutoCAD 2D experience required; Inventor experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with Servo applications and linear bearings / motion control required with servo applications completed with sizing preferred
  • Understanding of project management methodologies; with experience in SCRUM / Agile preferred
  • Demonstrated self starter who has taken on progressively larger responsibilities and projects
  • Experience in packaging industry or in designing food grade / pharmaceutical equipment preferred.
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng), or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T) considered an asset but not required.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner;
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada without Company sponsorship.


Interested candidates please submit your resume to Jackie Myers

Contact Information

Jackie Myers
Posting Date: 21-Sep-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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