Product Development Engineer – Solar Cladding Panels - BIPV

Etobicoke, ON

Product Development Engineer – Solar Cladding Panels - BIPV

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for a Product Development Engineer for Building Integrated Photovoltaic products including Solar Cladding Panels. The ideal candidate will have a background in material science, mechanical, and/or chemical engineering, nanoparticles, and have extensive experience in solar module design, and in the development of glass products using films, etching, imprinting, lamination, and/or through the alteration of light transmission properties. We are looking for someone who is creative and has skills in analysis, problem-solving, and new product development. As part of our R&D team, you will be helping to develop new solar products for large installations.

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 team in Etobicoke, and report to the group’s R&D Lead.



  • Highly motivated individual with extensive experience in glass technology, material science, mechanical and/chemical engineering, Nanotechnology, and/or related fields.
  • A background in product development, and/or Engineering
  • Knowledge of multiple disciplines as they apply to solar energy and cladding technologies
  • Experience in designing, integrating, and testing photonics components or prototypes
  • Must be creative, analytical, and able to solve problems



  • Help to develop new solar panel products for the construction industry
  • Solar module design, prototyping, and testing
  • Development of the glass component of our solar panel prototypes for testing, and production
  • Experience in designing, integrating, and testing photonics components or prototypes
  • Work with our R&D team and senior management for product development, planning and production.



  • Salary of $75,000+/year depending on experience, plus an annual bonus based on performance
  • Extended medical and health coverage (including vision, dental, and life)
  • 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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