Senior Mechanical CAD Designer

Location: Fuel Cell Division
Job Code: CAD-FC-0614
# of openings: 1
Position Status: Permanent
Weekly Shift:


The world can stop waiting for tomorrow, because a cleaner future begins today.

125 years after the invention of the automobile, Daimler is again taking the lead role in shaping the future of mobility.  Today, Mercedes-Benz gives the automobile a whole new engine—the hydrogen fuel cell.   Powered by some of the most cutting edge technology in the world, Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell (MBFC) is driven solely by the chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen, leaving no emissions behind apart from heat and water vapor. We’re now looking for passionate, innovative and dynamic individuals to join our forward-thinking team.


Senior Mechanical CAD Designer

Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell Division (MBFC), a daughter company of Daimler - is developing next-generation technology for zero-emission automobiles.

Based in Metro Vancouver (Burnaby), we enjoy the best of living and working in this beautiful region while we work to protect it.

Joining the planning department, we have an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Mechanical Design (CAD) Technologist/Engineer, the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Working with a team of Manufacturing Engineers to design and support a variety production related projects which are integral to the manufacturing process including conceptualization through to final product and tooling release.
  • Creating and maintaining models and drawings throughout the course of the program using basic change order methods.
  • Adhering to basic CAD and Design standards that have been incorporated to ensure quality documentation release.
  • Being proactive and thorough in the design process, reviewing all details of design drawings and liaising with the responsible Engineer and CAD Designer to amend the drawing(s) as appropriate.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Supporting 3-D CAD modeling using Pro/ENGINEER (CREO II) software.
  • Working with manufacturing engineers to convey requirements to models and drawings.
  • Producing high quality detailed engineering drawings using Pro/ENGINEER (CREO II).
  • Applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Providing Pro/ENGINEER (CREO II) based process instructions for Manufacturing.
  • Working with suppliers and IQC to understand drawing callouts needed for QC and inspection.
  • Documenting release through the Team Center change control procedure.
  • Designing prototype/production tooling, fixtures and jigs.
  • Reviewing engineering assembly and detail drawings in compliance with ASME Y14.5M.
  • Working with CAD Designers and Engineers and checking the accuracy of all engineering drawings.
  • Examining engineering drawings for completeness, clarity, fit including tolerance stack up and dimensional accuracy.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad and SolidWorks an asset.

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor or associate degree/diploma in a mechanical technology program or related field with 5-7 years of professional CAD design experience dealing with complex mechanical design issues.
  • Strong applied working knowledge of design standards, practices and techniques for modeling and drawing documentation including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Strong working knowledge of ASME Y14.5M and the ability to complete basic tolerance analysis.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience using Pro/ENGINEER.
  • Pro/ENGINEER (CREO II) Drafting, Modeling experience with certification preferred.
  • Experience with Top-Down Assembly techniques, comfortable with complex part and assembly models.
  • Knowledge of assembly and fabrication processes and familiar with shop practices such as milling, grinding, lathe work, molding, threading and assembly.
  • Experience with Configuration Management business processes, using Siemens Teamcenter.
  • Experience within the automotive or high tech industry is an asset.
  • Experience working with teams and cross functional groups.
  • Highly creative, hardworking and achievement focused.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all applicants including persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women and aboriginals. We thank you for your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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