Mechanical Engineering Lead

Mechanical Engineering Lead

Location: PyroGenesis Canada Inc, Montreal, Canada
Date de publication: August 20th 2020

Position: Mechanical Engineering Lead


The Mechanical Engineering Lead (MEL) manages the mechanical design engineering team. The MEL provides a leadership role to the mechanical team and is the go-to person for all mechanical tasks in the company. The MEL manages priorities in the department and ensures that designs are
delivered on time and on budget with an attention to details and aims at the highest quality  possible.


  • Providing leadership to the department to achieve the required corporate and project objectives Ensuring adequate technical competencies are maintained and developed in the team and planning for future resource requirements
  • Planning and controlling departmental resources and budgets. Define department objectives
  • Planning and controlling departmental tasks
  • Manage and follow up on design requests, making sure the project schedule is met, in collaboration with the project managers.
  • Ensuring timely preparation of design packages and fabrication specifications required for project execution
  • Supervising the modeling and design of various equipment complying with customer’s requirements and specifications as well as all applicable standards and regulations
  • Supervision, verification, and approval of the work of the mechanical design team members (design engineers, junior engineers, drafters)
  • Defining the work steps, scheduling the deliverables, and supervising drafting personnel for the preparation of the detailed drawings
  • Maintaining a proper documentation system for drawings, specifications, and calculations notes
  • Providing mechanical engineering support and recommendations to the project leaders and the process engineering team
  • Interacting and collaborating with the fabrication team


  • B. Eng. or M. Eng. in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in the design of industrial process equipment
  • Creative, self-starter
  • Leader recognized by his/her peers
  • Member of the OIQ
  • Knowledge of 3D design software, preferably Autodesk
  • Inventor and Autodesk Vault


  • Minimum 5 years of team management with previous experience as a design engineer
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