Product Development Engineer (Mechanical)

Etobicoke, ON

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for an experienced, full-time, permanent mechanical product development engineer to develop a ground-breaking new solar energy system to the construction industry. We are looking for someone with 3+ years of experience in design, manufacturing, and solid modelling.

At Mitrex, we develop and manufacture solar construction materials for buildings and large structures ( As the world's first manufacturer to develop customizable solar solutions, we are revolutionizing the construction industry, while helping to move the world toward clean, sustainable energy production.

We are an equal opportunity employer with great company culture. The successful candidate will join our R&D team in Etobicoke.



  • Diploma or University degree in mechanical engineering or relevant working experience
  • 3+ years of mechanical design experience in the industrial sector or construction industry
  • Knowledge of current computer applications such as the MS Office suite (Outlook, MS Project, Word, Excel), Acrobat Reader, Access and other applications, databases, and interfaces
  • Proficient in SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and other CAD applications
  • Electrical or solar experience is an asset
  • A passion for sustainability and solar energy



  • Integrate solar into building materials from concept to production
  • Validate projects through simulation and internal testing
  • Work on schedule and within the budget on all mechanical aspects of the project, and manage own time for maximum efficiency
  • Be capable of writing technical documents in English at an engineering level
  • Create designs in line with company procedure, regulations, and client standards
  • Provide support during the building and installation process
  • Finalize designs and send data to the production department
  • Evaluate mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs, applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
  • Confirm system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods, testing properties.
  • Develop mechanical and electromechanical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Develop manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components.
  • Assure system and product quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and system capabilities; confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.
  • Prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Maintain system and product database by writing computer programs and entering data.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Other duties as requested



  • Salary of $70,000+/year depending on experience, plus an annual bonus based on performance
  • Extended medical and health coverage (including vision, dental, and life)
  • Wellness program including free healthy foods, medicinal provisions, and discounted gym and fitness class memberships
  • Competitive RRSP Matching for tenured employees
  • Free charging and reserved parking for electric vehicles
  • Collaborative and diverse culture, open concept modern office space
  • Unlimited room for advancement and growth
  • Backed by 20 years of experience through our parent company, GCAT Group
  • Full-time and permanent position


COVID-19 considerations
We have implemented extensive measures for Covid-19 workplace safety procedures including physical distancing, masks, increased cleaning/sanitizing frequency, glass partitions between desks, etc.


AODA Considerations

Mitrex Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds. Candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada (without employer sponsorship) and can commute to the office every day are welcome to apply.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in our company. However, due to the number of applications we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls (except for accommodation requests) or unsolicited agency calls, please.



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