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Development Technologist
Summary
Title:Development Technologist
ID:1060
Department:Development
Location:Toronto
Shifts :Days
Description
For over 35 years Array has been delivering innovation in retail merchandising, point-of-purchase displays, open service systems, fixtures and floor stands. We bring brands to life by creating great retail experiences.
Due to significant growth, Array is in search of Development Engineering Technologist

Responsibilities:
  • Design and manage customer specific projects from concept, design, and completion by satisfying the needs of the client, budget, timeline, and quality standards.
  • Liaising with Project Management, Design and Pre-Production and Development (PP&D) to establish and ensure engineering solutions, CAD package and design for manufacturability (DFM) requirements are met;
  • Adapting and Developing design drawings to suit manufacturing processes for issue to the Model Shop;
  • Preparing planograms, technical drawings, tool drawings, CNC cut files, and typesafety drawings;
  • Creating accurate Bill of Materials to support special design projects:
  • Working with multiple stakeholders to evaluate the feasibility of their technical packages by considering practicality, functionality, aesthetics, budget, and production cost/methods;
  • Partnering with PP&D team and coordinating the fabrication of samples alongside team members as well as revising technical packages;
  • Liaise with 3rd party suppliers to sources components related to Design;
  • Reviewing & approving all prototype samples before being released for client review or production use;
  • Collaborating with associates on the development and execution of design/planogramming/engineering solutions to ensure production packages convey the necessary information;
  • Creating full technical packages for production use;
  • Preparing and maintaining a Digital Product and Component Library.

Skills Required:
  • College Diploma or University Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or Design
  • Strong drafting skills and high proficiency with Solidworks – sheet metal, Weldments, Geometrical tolerances and fixture assemblies
  • Experience with CNC Programming / Tool Path an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (Oral & Written)
  • A good understanding of manufacturing processes related to acrylic, sheet metal, bar, tube stock, fixtures, plywood, laminate, colour, core, and wood structures
  • Ability to Engineer fixtures for knock down construction and simplified assembly at store level
  • Drive to experiment with progressive mechanical design methods that can be effectively manufactured within Array standards (DFM)
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem solving & decision making skills
  • The ability to multitask - involvement in multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of drawing standards related to ANSI, CSA, UL and revision control standards on drawings

It is the policy of Array to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to interview because of a disability, please inform the Recruiter (Human Resources) in advance. Employment opportunities will never be denied to anyone because of the need for an accommodation.
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