Intermediate/Senior Level Product Development Specialist /Mechatronics Engineer

Job Details

Location: Canada Date Posted: 05-Jan-2018
Salary: Commensurate with experience Closing Date: 19-Jan-2018
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BMT is a leading global, engineering consultancy operating in 10 markets working primarily in the maritime industry. Our customers buy cost-effective solutions to business problems that require technical excellence, independent thinking and innovation.

Structured as an Employee Benefit Trust, we employ over 1,500 staff worldwide; located in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas.  Our combination of intellectual rigour, independence of thought and commercial insight helps us to play a vital role in industries as diverse as oil and gas, defence, renewable energy, ports, risk management, environmental studies and maritime transport. 

BMT WBM is part of the BMT Group of companies headquartered in Brisbane and offers consultancy services in mechanical, machinery, water and environmental engineering and scientific areas.


The Role

The Vancouver office is currently seeking a Product Development Specialist or Mechatronics Engineer to work to support the development of our mining products.

Reporting to the Company Director and with minimal supervision, the successful candidate will adapt quickly to balance a variety of responsibilities regarding product development such as:

  • Client liaison
  • Software development (Labview, C++, C Sharp, experience with Unity will be an asset)
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Instrumentation specification, design, microprocessor programming, procurement and integration
  • Product design and development

The Individual

Experience in the some of the following areas is required:

  • Finite element analysis of mechanical structures
  • Fatigue life evaluation of machinery
  • Test and measurement including stress analysis and structural dynamics
  • Computational fluid mechanics and simulation
  • Computer aided engineering
  • Machining and fabrication methods
  • Software development

Proficiency with the following will be an advantage:

  • Matlab and Simulink
  • National Instruments LabVIEW (highly desirable/essential)
  • SolidWorks
  • Computer networking and administration
  • MS Office programs
  • Unity gaming software
  • C++, C Sharp

The ideal candidate will have a post graduate degree in Computational Science or Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering.  

Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in BC, or registration with a professional body would be seen as an asset.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are essential.

Fluency in Spanish and prior experience with mining and mining machinery will be advantageous. 

Other Requirements

Applicants must have the right to work in Canada.

The position will initially be offered as contract position with a 3 month probation. If successful it will be extended to a full time permanent position.

This position entails domestic and international travel
to remote sites and infrequent heavy lifting.

Please submit your CV, with a brief covering letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for this position, directly to BMT Group Ltd marked for the attention of Emily Glew, HR Business Partner  The closing date for applications is Friday 19th January 2018

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