Current Opportunity

Mechanical Design Engineer


Location: Woodbridge, ON

Engineering @ Sterling Industries

They say good engineers love solving puzzles. Every day, our team figures out how to build and improve our clients’ innovative MedTech solutions, manufacturing them at scale, ready to improve patients’ lives. It is a mission that requires multi-disciplined, creative, and flexible minds, working together for our clients’ success. Whether it is process, mechanical or quality control engineering, every member plays an important role, making our team stronger. If you want to put your engineering skills to work on delivering the next generation of medical devices to patients around the world, Sterling is the place for you.

About Sterling Industries

Established in 1984, Sterling Industries provides end-to-end contract manufacturing and assembly of medical devices and components to Fortune 100 OEMs, as well as mid-size medical device OEMs and fast-growing “scale-ups.” Registered with the U.S. FDA and Health Canada, Sterling helps clients deliver successful products through its vertical integration, managing the entire process, including the supply chain, manufacturing, assembly, testing, labelling, packaging and shipping. The company operates from facilities in the suburban Toronto (Concord and Woodbridge) and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Sterling manufactures success.


The successful candidate will be a strong mechanical designer experienced in designing tooling, gauges, and fixtures. The designer reviews and analyzes project requirements, specification, plan, design, and installation. Position is responsible for design of tooling, gauges, and fixtures to ensure stipulated specification and requirements are met and delivered within budget and on time. From time to time, the Fixture designer is responsible for new engineering design, able to extract requirements and determine steps to implement reference design implementation or design modifications of existing product.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Hands on experience in designing and building fixtures / jigs/ and process supporting tools
  • Proven experience in conceptualizing, quoting, and executing on production related tools and equipment
  • Deep knowledge of tool and die / mold functionality and executing on purchasing such tools
  • Collaborative experience as engineering support for production equipment & tooling troubleshooting
  • Experience with reviewing 3D part data, tool data, Part Drawing (GD&T), Part/Tool CMM dimensional, APQP activities/documentations
  • Preference for individuals with machine / automation design experience
  • Work with suppliers and develop suppliers
  • Participates CI programs where required

Requirements and Education:

  • Mechanical/Industrial Engineering degree or diploma
  • 5 years’ experience in Manufacturing equipment Design and Engineering experience
  • Proven knowledge in GD&T 14.5Y
  • Excellent documentation, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills
  • 5 years’ Solidworks /CAD skills and drafting experience
  • Excellent English language communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of TS16949 or ISO9001 and ISO 13485 systems

Company is in Concord and Woodbridge, Ontario – must be local to Toronto during work.

Profile J. Sterling Industries will consider and provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Sterling of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All information collected will be protected under applicable privacy requirements.

We will review applications as they are received. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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