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Machine Design Engineer

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Date: Dec 23, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 49848 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Our Technologies team commercializes and delivers technologies across all three of Hatch's sectors: Metals, Energy, Infrastructure. We're a team of innovators and problem solvers who deliver custom and specialized engineering to deliver novel solutions and technologies.


In addition to developing new technologies and selecting and installing equipment in greenfield projects, we help our clients to get the most from their existing assets by providing field support, rebuild repairs, and retrofits. We also work with our clients to optimize their existing technologies to achieve the maximum benefit. 


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Machine Design Engineer to join our Business Practices group, supporting the Technology. Reporting to the Director of Engineered Equipment and Project Managers as appropriate, you will support projects globally based out of our Mississauga location.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Apply engineering principles and perform calculations for custom mechanical equipment, including statics, dynamics, thermal analysis, fluids analysis, fluid power, and Finite Element Analysis of custom designed equipment
  • Perform detailed design of custom mechanical systems and proprietary Hatch equipment
  • Assist the Engineering Manager/Project Manager with the delivery of proposal or project requirements as they relate to scope, cost, and schedule
  • Prepare or contribute to documents such as proposals, cost estimates, Design Basis, Mechanical Design Criteria, Operating Philosophy, Operations and Maintenance Manuals, Reports, and trade-off studies
  • Ideation and conceptual layout of a broad spectrum of machines and systems
  • Assistance on 3D model preparation as well as drawing production using 3D CAD packages such as Solid Edge (or oversight thereof)
  • Evaluate equipment/technology selection trade-off studies, including evaluation of suitable materials of construction
  • Prepare equipment specification packages and technical project deliverables, reports and presentations
  • Collaborate with process, structural and control system engineers and designers in the detailed design of custom equipment, including equipment design reviews, design development and process hazard review studies
  • Provide site support, including field verification during construction and vendor fabrication assistance
  • Oversee and review the work of other less experienced engineers and designers
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to more junior staff
  • Carry out assigned tasks within budget and on schedule


 You bring to the role:                                                                            

  • Mechanical Degree from an accredited University, with 7+ years working experience
  • Registration as a professional engineer
  • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites including remote sites
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong customer/client focus
  • A large breadth and depth of practical experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges
  • Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team and coordinate mechanical activities between disciplines
  • Support and manage a small team of designers and/or engineers
  • Ability to work independently and make sound technical decisions
  • Working knowledge of industry standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the mechanical engineering discipline
  • Sound knowledge of 3D data centric design systems
  • Adapts and embraces change


Why join us?  

We’re entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable.


You will:

  • Work on problems and gain experience in the office and on project sites
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your knowledge on a daily basis
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
  • Get exposed to a wide variety of roles, work types, and industries
  • Flexible work environment
  • Long-term career development
  • Support the development and continuous improvement of various Hatch proprietary technologies
  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects globally in meaningful ways



We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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