Designer in Mississauga at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Opportunity | Mechanical Designer


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Designer designs specialized machinery for military helicopters, ships and submarines using state of the art CAD systems in an interactive environment. Machinery includes light weight, shock resistant mechanisms intended to work in harsh conditions ranging from artic to tropical environments. Designs follow various standards (military and commercial) from around the world, while drawings conform to ASME standards including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.


Location: Mississauga, ON


The Challenge:



  • Ensure all work is performed according to the Quality Management System (QMS).

  • Producing detailed drawings and complex assemblies within Pro/E.

  • Organized and able to maintain configuration control of large model assemblies.

  • Working efficiently in a fast paced environment with designers, engineers, and other departments.

  • Liaise with vendors and suppliers in order to support design, manufacturing, and testing activities.

  • Follows every reasonable precaution to ensure work is performed following the Health & Safety procedures. Immediately report accidents and incidents and participate in the investigations.




Your Expertise:




  • University degree or College diploma with 5 plus years of mechanical, structural and hydraulic design experience.

  • Experience with naval or airborne machinery including winches, large projects and their management, as well as government and international customers would be an asset.

  • Working experience with drawing standards and specifications, such as ASME Y14.100 and GD&T. Beneficial to have experience with military or aerospace standards.

  • Solid modelling (Pro/E) as applied to mechanical and hydraulic systems.

  • Understanding of manufacturing and inspection methods.

  • A strong technical background in mechanical and hydraulic systems. Beneficial to have experience and exposure with electrical systems.



What You'll Find at CW


Challenging Work - The work we do at Curtiss-Wright is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we live and work.


Independence -- At Curtiss-Wright, you have the independence to invent, create and innovate; and the opportunity to work on the most advanced technology in our industry.


A Collaborative Environment -- The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.



We Offer


Curtiss-Wright is proud to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package:



  • Competitive Pay

  • Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and more

  • Savings opportunities for retirement, with an opportunity to become a shareholder

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Recognition for your contributions Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.


All successful applicants must be eligible to meet the requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and/or a Canadian government security clearance.