Development Engineer

We are looking to hire a <strong>Development Engineer</strong> based out of our head office in Scarborough.&nbsp;You&nbsp;will be responsible for taking a concept or design intent and converting it into a cost-effective, manufacturable solution.

Scarborough, ON


<p>Array is a leading global provider of end-to-end retail merchandising services.</p> <p>For over 35 years, we have been delivering innovation in point-of-purchase displays, self-service systems, retail fixtures and environments.</p> <p>Our clients benefit from our unparalleled range of in-house design, development and project management services; global manufacturing capabilities; comprehensive logistics and installation; complete follow-up services and our promise of continuous innovation.</p> <p>We have a robust, global operating footprint, serving customers across North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe.</p> <p>Using our unique knowledge of the retail industry and its customers, we play a critical role in developing and enhancing the in-store experience for the world&rsquo;s premier retailers and consumer product manufacturers.</p>

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Overview: <p><strong>About the Company</strong></p> <p>For over 35 years Array has been a leader in the retail display and in-store merchandising services industry; we work with top brands like Est&eacute;e Lauder, Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and L&rsquo;Or&eacute;al to name just a few. We bring brands to life by creating great retail experiences, which today, is more important than ever.</p> <p>Every day we become a stronger global company. With over 750 employees we continue to grow globally and strive to continuously improve how we serve customers and scale our business. We are building on more than three decades of strength, deep industry knowledge and design innovation to accelerate our position and growth.</p> <p>As we continue to scale around the world, we are looking for critical thinkers who are data-driven, have a strong work ethic and care about best practices and customer outcomes to help us carry out our vision. Joining us now is a chance to make a mark on our business and your career.</p> <p><strong>Who we need&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>We are looking to hire a Development Engineer based out of our head office in Scarborough but predominantly working from home for the time being. You&nbsp;will be responsible for taking a concept or design intent and converting it into a cost-effective, manufacturable solution. As our new Development Engineer, you will collaborate with our in-house and offshore teams to create &ldquo;Design for Manufacturing&rdquo; Cad Models, identify appropriate and cost-effective materials/processes, generate technical documents for prototyping/production, and ensure the product solution meets any and all safety regulations.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What you will do&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>You will consult with Chapter and BU team members to establish and evaluate assignment requests and deliverables at the initial briefing</li> <li>You will work directly with the Project Team at collaborative huddles to establish innovative solutions that support our Design for Sustainability, Design for Value, Design for Manufacturing and Design for Retail principles</li> <li>You will review development solutions with the client and collaborate on next steps</li> <li>You will work with subject matter experts and Business Unit team members to evaluate the feasibility of concepts by considering practicality, aesthetics, budget, production cost/methods, and brand characteristics</li> <li>You will transform design intent drawings into manufacturing solutions that exemplify the expectations of the customer</li> <li>You will develop and detail 3D models of the product solution in SolidWorks and create technical drawings for use in prototyping and production&nbsp;</li> <li>You will identify appropriate and cost-effective materials and processes and generate an accurate bill of materials to include all necessary components for projects</li> <li>You will evaluate and adjust development files to improve DFM during the prototype phase</li> <li>You will work with vendors to understand process capabilities, doing stack up analysis and creating appropriate tolerance on detail drawings</li> <li>You will perform strength tests and structural analysis in SolidWorks</li> <li>You will stay abreast of industry, market and material trends through publications, trade shows, seminars, or conferences</li> <li>You will follow all policies and procedures defined in the company quality system while supporting continuous improvement initiatives</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you bring to the role</strong></p> <ul> <li>You have a College Diploma or University Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering Technology or Design (or similar field) with at least 2-3 years POP/Retail Design (or related) experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required</li> <li>You have intermediate to advanced knowledge of CAD Software, SolidWorks, CNC Programming as well as Internet Software, Adobe Illustrator, Word Processing Software, Spreadsheet Software, and Database Software</li> <li>You have strong problem solving, decision-making skills and are excellent at managing your time</li> <li>You have exceptional attention to detail and are disciplined about following procedures</li> <li>You have strong technical understanding of various manufacturing processes and the ability to read and interpret documents such as design briefs, safety rules, and procedure manuals</li> <li>You are an excellent communicator and can articulate your ideas and approach verbally and written</li> <li>You are able to read and interpret documents such as design briefs, safety rules, and procedure manuals</li> <li>You have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence</li> <li>You have an adaptable mindset and creative problem-solving skills</li> <li>You are collaborative and can balance multiple tasks and stakeholders</li> </ul> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <p><strong><em>Progressive career path</em></strong>. We hire super smart people that care about the quality of their work, have a growth mindset and are passionate about delivering customer value. This role has a clear career path moving up to a Senior Development Engineer position depending on your level of experience. This role may also lead to other opportunities in the business depending on your interests.</p> <p><em><strong>Exposure and visibility</strong></em>. As a Development Engineer, you will play a critical role by bringing technical expertise to support Array Business Unit Project objectives. As you grow in the role you may be exposed to mentoring junior engineers, interacting more closely with clients and senior-level business leaders and Chapter Members.</p> <p><strong>Array&rsquo;s Values&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Invest in the skills and development of our employees and recognize success</li> <li>Establish and maintain long term relationships</li> <li>Generate consistent profitable growth by providing innovative solutions and outstanding service</li> <li>Pursue operational excellence and quality in everything we do</li> </ul> <p><strong>Array&rsquo;s Guiding Principles&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Work as a team across all functions and locations</li> <li>Foster a culture of mutual respect, innovation, and pride</li> <li>Communicate openly, honestly and frequently</li> <li>Value the full involvement of and input of all employees</li> <li>Provide clean, safe and ethical work environment</li> <li>Establish clear accountability and provide the authority to achieve goals</li> <li>Encourage calculated risks and reward success</li> </ul> <p><strong>Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment</strong></p> <p>Array is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran&rsquo;s status, Indigenous/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.</p>