Jobs in our community

Find your next role in helping to solve humanity’s most pressing challenges.

Mechanical Design Engineer



Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Location: 8800 Glenlyon Pkwy Burnaby, British Columbia

Career Level: Technical Level 3

Who are we?

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offense in the fight against climate change that will accelerate the global transition to a lower-carbon economy.

The growing success of our company is owed to our commitment to our people, our emphasis on our values, and our innovative technology. Passion is put into what we do every day.

Purpose of the Role:

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will enhance or deploy manufacturing processes by integrating mechanical, electronic, computer, control, and systems design engineering principles. You will collaborate closely with our process owners in the Manufacturing Engineering Team, focusing on rapidly deploying mechatronic solutions to enhance productivity, quality, and safety.

You will contribute to successfully delivering high-quality products, meeting customer requirements and business objectives. This will lead to world-class, high-volume manufacturing plants for Svante as we expand to meet the global demand for Carbon Dioxide capture products (Structured Adsorbent Beds – SAB).

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • You have proven experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • You have worked on designs and solutions exhibiting elegantly simple designs founded on strong thought processes and first principles.
  • The right candidate can demonstrate a strong mechanical aptitude and cite design challenges where they prioritize mechanical solutions over automation for simplicity.
  • You are familiar with leveraging rapidly iterated minimum viable product designs (MVP) to arrive at robust solutions that match the project’s design cycle maturity and requirements.
  • You have experience with advancing PFDs and FMEAs throughout the design cycle to match the maturity of the design.

Bonus Skills and Qualifications:

  • You are familiar with the Rockwell Automation product family.
  • You have experience using practices such as Lean Six Sigma, D/P FMEA, Design of Experiments, Value Stream Mapping, SPC (including Mini-Tab), Kaizen, 5S, and others.

What Success looks like in this role:

  • You will develop and optimize manufacturing processes: Design, develop, and improve mechatronic solutions to enhance efficiency, productivity, and quality.
  • You will develop innovative solutions for automating manufacturing processes.
  • You will create designs matching the project's maturity using common engineering tools such as PFDs, FMEAs, gauge R&R, and CAD software.
  • You will design mechanical parts and electronic circuits for new systems. Select and integrate appropriate sensors, actuators, and controllers.
  • You will optimize existing mechanical and electronic components for better efficiency and reliability.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Svante is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. All Svante employees share in the responsibility for assuring that, by our personal actions, the policies are effective. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Pay Equity Statement

Svante believes in pay equity, fairness and transparency, and so we include a salary range within the job posting. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location.

The actual salary offered to the final candidate is based on the salary range shown, and will vary depending on the candidate's relative experience, qualifications, and anticipated level of performance. We assess all candidates individually and strive to offer competitive and equitable compensation packages.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that recognize employees for their performance and contributions. In addition to Base Pay, Svante provides comprehensive benefits to employees such as Restricted Share Units, Extended Health and Dental Plan, Retirement Saving Plan, free access to a Fitness Centre and more!