Mechanical Design Engineer



Closing: September 30, 2020

Posted: July 3, 2020


Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

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AGI Danmare is currently looking to fill the role of Mechanical Design Engineer.  The incumbent, will have 2 to 3 years of experience to the design of processes and systems for clients in the food, beverage or pet food industries. Emphasis on designing HVAC, utilities, fire protection systems, plumbing and drainage networks to applicable codes, regulations and standards.

Collaborating with engineering professionals and clients to design utility systems, select equipment for mechanical systems to appropriate codes, regulations and standards

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support and assist Project Engineers with major project initiatives which includes identifying equipment capabilities, utility, infrastructure requirements and developing process flow diagrams and layout concepts
  • Prepare detailed design calculations, mechanical layout drawing and select equipment for use in food and beverage plants. This includes HVAC, plumbing steam, heating and cooling systems
  • Prepare designs that adhere to relevant Building Codes for Plumbing and HVAC, Fire Protection Regulations, ASHRAE, NFPA, OHSA, TSSA, and CSA Standards
  • Verify and validate engineering designs by testing protocols and analysing statistical data
  • Collaborate with vendors, equipment technicians and clients to resolve technical, design and installation issues
  • Prepare designs that adhere to CFIA, USDA and FDA food equipment hygienic design standards and requirements
  • Assist with the development of engineering check-out, equipment acceptance testing, start-up and validation documents.
  • Understanding GMP requirements, area designations, and clean design requirements

Other Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer status or EIT Previous experience in food, beverage or pet food industries
  • Previous experience designing pipe and ductwork, steam boilers, chillers, and refrigeration systems
  • Experience in performing HVAC, heat/loss calculations
  • Proficient using AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a variety of professionals, vendors and clients
  • Able to work flexible hours, weekends if required to effectively manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines
  • Up to 25% travel maybe required to support and service our clients
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license
  • Valid passport and ability to obtain TN Visa

We provide a competitive compensation including benefits, health spending account, retirement, gym, personal development and other programs.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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About AGI Danmare

The Danmare Group specializes in providing full-service engineering and design solutions to leading companies in the food and beverage industry. Over the past fourteen years, clients have enlisted our expert team to manage challenging projects from start to finish. We take a collaborative approach that considers all stakeholder requirements to satisfy the unique needs of our clients.

Our skilled team of professionals manage the process design, equipment specifications, plant layout, equipment qualifications, construction and installations, manage vendors so our clients are provided with successful projects, on time and within budget.

Our continued success in our industry has been leveraged by our inclusion in the AGI group of businesses. AGI is a global leader in the planning, engineering and manufacturing of full solutions and systems in the agriculture industry. AGI partners with customers in six continents to offer unique market solutions.

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