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MME Engineer

MME Engineer

Requisition ID 
Job Category  
2425 - Mechanical & Mechatronics Eng.
Job Status 
Regular Full-Time
Hiring Range 
$61,965 - $84,344

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The MME (Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering) Engineer provides technical support for the Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering department with primary responsibility for the undergraduate students in both programs.


Provide technical support for the undergraduate design courses

  • Supervise, instruct, and assist students
  • Create and develop demonstrations, and workshops
  • Develop written instructions and manuals for students

Provide technical support for undergraduate laboratories/clinics/studios

  • Create and develop labs, clinic activities and design studios
  • Design and construct mechanical/electronic/software systems for labs and class use
  • Maintain laboratory safety standards
  • Maintain equipment inventories
  • Supervision of co-op students and advising/training TA’s

Support Undergraduate projects

  • Mentor /assist students
  • Advance intellectual property and commercialization potentials
  • Develop and operate design competitions, conferences and departmental symposia
  • Maintain safety standards, especially for 4th year capstone projects

General Accountabilities

  • Be flexibly responsive to changing teaching needs
  • Maintain training levels to be current with subject matter – continuous improvement
  • Regularly review teaching labs to ensure topics are current
  • Capital equipment and other purchases – requisition and acquisition, setup and rollout
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A degree in mechanical/mechatronics engineering (preferred) or similar engineering program is required; A Master’s degree in a similar field is an asset
  • Must be a Professional Engineer in Ontario or a registered Engineer in Training
  • 2 + years of relevant experience required
  • A strong aptitude for mechanical technologies and systems is essential. Must have good knowledge and operational experience in many areas:
    • Multidisciplinary design of consumer products
    • Engineering tools (e.g., Labview, MatLab, etc.)
    • Computer aided design and solid modelling (Solidworks, Solidworks Simulation, AutoCAD, or similar)
    • Prototyping tools such as laser cutters, 3D printers, thermal formers
    • Commercialization of products and technologies
    • Patenting
    • Product sourcing
    • Electro-mechanical systems
    • Thermal and fluids test and measurement techniques
    • Material properties and materials testing
    • Hydraulic, pneumatic, and electric control systems
    • Mechanical testing equipment
    • Digital data acquisition, monitoring, and control systems
    • Open sourced electronic platforms/computers (Arduino, Raspberry Pi)
    • Analog and digital circuit design
    • Systems maintenance and calibration
    • Software development and programming
    • Safety standards and procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Working outside of normal hours might be occasionally required to deal with emergencies, maintenance, extended run activities, or upgrades