Senior Mechanical Designer

Are you a gearhead who is passionate about SolidWorks, automation, and continuous learning?  Prodomax is hiring Senior Mechanical Designers. Our employees are mountain bikers, road bikers, skiers, golfers, runners, amateur chefs, video game heroes, musicians, community volunteers, race-car drivers, fitness enthusiasts, hockey players, outdoor sportspeople, TV & potato chip experts.  We are a diverse and inclusive work culture - everyone is welcome.


Prodomax employees have the benefit of working for an entrepreneurial minded company, while collaborating with our JENOPTIK colleagues from many countries around the world.   Prodomax Automation Ltd., is a member of JENOPTIK Group and is located in Barrie Ontario Canada. Prodomax is a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex automation with a blue-chip customer base since it was founded in 1971. Operating from 2 facilities totaling 200,000 square feet with 200+ employees, we are proud to announce we received final ISO 90001 certification in February 2021.

JENOPTIK, our parent company, is an integrated photonics company, employs 4,000 people with representatives in over 80 countries, and divides its activities into Light and Optics, Light and Production and Light and Safety divisions.

The Senior Mechanical Designers will provide systems and service layouts to the Production Team and also collaborate with a Team of Mechanical Design Leads.  Prodomax supports growth within our Team Members and promotes from within whenever possible – our current team of Mechanical Design Leads will attest to that!


Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare detailed jig and machine design concepts using part data and GDT drawings
  • Specify appropriate purchased components for mechanical assemblies
  • Produce machine design models, drawings and bills of materials for equipment, sub-assemblies or product, using Solidworks 3D solid modeling software
  • Analyze designs and systems for compliance to applicable standards (i.e. OSHA, CSA or customer specific)
  • Manage and interface with outside design contractors
  • Perform load and stress calculations if required
  • Mentor and lead junior designers


Key Professional Attributes:

  • Engineering Degree or Engineering Technician/Technologist Diploma
  • 5 - 8+ years of direct working experience with automated welding and assembly equipment


Our Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and profit-sharing bonus
  • Comprehensive Group Health & Dental Benefit Plan
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs
  • Employee training, development, tuition and professional fees reimbursement
  • Subsidized onsite café with takeout meals by Gus, the best chef everJ
  • Partial tuition reimbursement for employees’ children enrolled in technical program at recognized Canadian college/university
  • Annual performance review
  • Safe, professional work environment
  • Remote work available
  • Casual business dress
  • $1,000 referral fee if you recommend an approved permanent hire – family & friends included
  • Safety shoes and safety glasses reimbursement
  • Prodomax Employee Excellence Recognition (PEER) Awards