Mechanical Designer (REF NO:TR-RD-2021-004)

Job Title: Mechanical Drafter/Designer

Job description: Tactile Robotics is expanding. We are looking to add a Mechanical Designer/Drafter to the engineering located at the University of Manitoba Smart Park, where the candidate should work. In this role, you will be tasked with assisting production and R&D with the implementation of new designs and changes to existing designs of medical robotic and sensorized platforms.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Create and modify new and existing designs for medical robotic and sensorized platforms.
  • Work with production, purchasing, service, quality and R & D to resolve design issues.
  • Work independently and in a team setting to complete projects on time.
  • Active enrollment in a recognized professional engineering association.
  • Occasional visits to test sites.


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or MET Diploma.
  • Mechanical aptitude and practical mechanical skills.
  • Preference is given to those with previous experience in medical/robotic equipment design work.
  • One to two years of mechanical design experience preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to explain and understand technical ideas and concepts.
  • Ability to understand and read product drawings.
  • Capable of managing multiple ongoing projects.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of computers and software (Microsoft Office®, AutoDesk Inventor, AutoCAD, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a work environment with set deadlines.
  • Creative thinker with good problem-solving skills.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Cooperative with the willingness to assist in other areas in order to meet deadlines.

Anticipated start date: ASAP.

Salary: The salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate

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