Product Development Engineer - Thin-Film Coatings - Glass Specialist

Etobicoke, ON

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 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.

We are Mitrex Inc., a purpose-based developer and manufacturer of Integrated Photovoltaic Systems (such as BIPV) for buildings and large structures (Mitrex.com). As the world's first manufacturer to develop customizable "solar" solutions that are price-competitive with traditional cladding panels, we are on the verge of revolutionizing the industry... while helping to move the world toward clean, sustainable energy production.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a great company culture. The successful candidate will join our team in Etobicoke, and report to the group’s R&D Manager.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Experience working with glass
  • Background in thin-film Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD), photovoltaics, material science, chemical/mechanical engineering, nanotechnology and/or related fields
  • Knowledge of multiple disciplines as they apply to solar energy and cladding technologies
  • Must be creative, analytical and be able to solve problems

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research different glass coatings using CVD techniques (or other thin-film technologies)
  • Investigate different glass/ceramic compositions which can be used in photovoltaics
  • Develop glass laser welding tools for bonding glass to glass or glass to metal 
  • Optimize tempering/edge finish processes to increase durability
  • Implement acid wash procedures to texture glass

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • We offer a salary of $75,000-$110,000/year based on experience, plus bonus based on performance.
  • Exceptional opportunity for the right person
  • Excellent working environment
  • Very stable – Our Company is growing rapidly
  • Full-time 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.

 

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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