Automotive Engineer Job in Canada

Automotive HVAC Product Engineer

Job Details

Hiring Organization  Crestline Coach Ltd
Post Name  Automotive HVAC Product Engineer
Qualification  Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering
Industry  Private
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary  CAD 33 To CAD 42 Per Hour
 Location   Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7P 0A9


Our Values: Be Customer Centric, Inspire Leadership, Show Integrity, Embody Family Spirit, and Pursue Excellence.

Our family roots have been vital to our growth from three Saskatchewan founders to over 260+ diverse employees, representing 11 different countries. With our employees, Crestline has become a worldwide innovation leader in Ambulance Manufacturing and Specialty Vehicles and Canada’s largest supplier of small to mid-sized Commercial Buses, shipping to over 33 countries worldwide.

Headquartered in Saskatoon, Crestline is part of an industry-leading group of companies; Demers Ambulances, Braun Industries, and Medix Specialty Vehicles. Together, we strive to be the partner of choice, dedicated to safety and innovation, delivering an exceptional customer experience through empowered employees.

Crestline Coach Ltd. Is currently looking to add an Automotive HVAC Production Engineer to our team.

Key responsibilities of this role include: 

  • Lead HVAC product design by developing functional requirements, creating designs, and validating performance
  • Investigate and establish best practices for HVAC design across the product portfolio, with the intent to improve overall performance, reliability, and customer satisfaction
  • Interface with Mechanical and Electrical Project Engineers to characterize the performance target of the HVAC system including airflow, cooling capacity, heating capacity, and air filtration
  • Develop ROM costing budget to ensure initial cost targets are in line with market requirements
  • Provide guidance to our supply chain team and suppliers throughout the sourcing process and prototype phase
  • Conduct Design Reviews as well as support for BOM costing reviews
  • Write and execute functional and performance testing to validate performance envelope
  • Support manufacturing of proof of concept, bench, and prototype systems through troubleshooting, First Article Inspections, and review of Quality Escapes
  • Assess risk through the development of a complete HVAC subsystem Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
  • Ensure designs meet Design for Manufacture requirements and Design for ease of maintenance/service requirements

Technical Skills/Competencies (technical knowledge, education, and experience):

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering
  • Five or more years of experience related to Automotive design, production, or manufacturing is an asset
  • 3D CAD drafting skills/understanding of accepted drafting principles is required
  • Proficiency with CFD tool for HVAC airflow analysis is an asset
  • Prior experience in HVAC validation Processes and/or DVPV processes
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor and Vault in an engineering environment that relied on a PDM or PLM system is an asset
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation and test standards (CMVSS, FMVSS, CAAS, etc) and how they affect ambulance design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of applications
  • Strong understanding of design for manufacturing and value engineering

Personality Traits/Core Skills:

  • Values align with Crestline culture: Customer Centric, Leadership, Integrity, Family Spirit, Excellence
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Leadership and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent priority and project management skills
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate high standards of quality and professionalism
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish relationships with customers both internal and external and cross-functional teams
  • Originality / creativity
  • Fact-based decision-making ability
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

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