Job Title:

Opto Mechanical Designer


Macstaff Ltd


Halifax, NS

Job Reference:


Working as Opto Mechnical Designer for this discreet organisation.  This is where I would normally tell you all about the employer, but it's kind of a secret!  (Apply for further details).

Equally importantly, for a qualified candidate this is a fully sponsored opportunity to relocate to the vibrant city of Halifax, nestled in jaw-dropping natrual beauty of Nova-Scotia Canada!

You will like

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Designer with classical Optics industry experience to join an innovative firm in the military/defence sector.  This is a demanding and rewarding role with exciting opportunities for career progression.

More specifically you will be responsible for:

  • Conceptualize, create and execute all aspects of the design process of products to support the future sales and marketing plan
  • Design products using Inventor CAD software
  • Create customer and supplier drawings from Inventor CAD models
  • Develop the products that can meet internal production process capabilities, and/or develop the production capability along with the Vice President, Engineering
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within the team

You will have

To be successful in this role, you will need the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent and 5 years’ experience designing products with classical optics industry
  • Understanding of manufacturing technologies that can be used to fabricate the components for product design i.e. metal casting and machining, plastic injection moulding, etc.
  • Extensive experience using Inventor or Solidworks
  • Experience with, and/or the ability to fully understand the assembly process of the product designs, and the ability to problem solve issues in assembly and fabrication is a must
  • Competent with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) standards
  • Experience with prototyping and Quality Control (QC) Inspection
  • Experience in an ISO9001 environment a definite asset
  • Must be detailed, organized and proficient with current business workplace technology

You will get

A competitive salary of up to $100K according to skills and experience. 

This progressive employer will consider sought-after visa sponsorship for Canada and will support global relocation.


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


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Posted 2019-10-03

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