Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

Join our team and help to shape our future with lasting effect.

Capital Designer

Reference number: 2362

Location: Barrie, ON


Prodomax is hiring a Capital Designer in Barrie, Ontario. We support growth within our Team Members and promote from within whenever possible. The Capital Designer will provide systems and services layouts to the production team and will report directly to the Mechanical Design Manager in Barrie.

Prodomax Automation Ltd., is a member of JENOPTIK Group and is located in Barrie Ontario Canada. Prodomax is a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex automation with a blue-chip customer base since it was founded in 1971. Operating from 2 facilities totaling 200,000 square feet with 200+ employees, we are proud to announce that we are awaiting final ISO 90001 certification early in 2021.

JENOPTIK, our parent company, is an integrated photonics company, employs 4,000 people with representatives in over 80 countries, and divides its activities into Light and Optics, Light and Production and Light and Safety divisions.

Prodomax employees have the benefit of working for an entrepreneurial minded company, while collaborating with our JENOPTIK colleagues from many countries around the world.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Provide systems layouts for small, medium, and larger automated cells and systems
  • Provide detailed designs for guarding, electrical and fluid power distribution hardware
  • Perform safety systems analysis and provide designs for those systems
  • Interpret and create mechanical drawings and plans
  • Understand safety regulations and codes and apply them as required to layouts and designs
  • Specify and purchase components for the Capital Engineering requirements for a project
  • Coordinate with multidiscipline teams, take direction from others and give direction to others as required for each unique project
  • Complete knowledge of AutoCAD and exposure to 3D cad software ‘Solidworks’ or similar software

Qualified candidates will possess:

Capital Designer Key Professional and Technical Attributes Required:

  • Engineering Degree or Engineering Technologist/Technician
  • 2+ years of direct working experience with plant systems or other manufacturing processes
  • Experience with SolidWorks, AutoCAD, MS Project, Microsoft Word, Teams, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Professionalism in interactions with all stakeholders – both written and verbal
  • Aptitude to adopt new technologies and minimize reliance on error-prone manual processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong judgement skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities to refine and implement new processes and systems
  • Commitment to meet deadlines to deadlines

About Prodomax

Our employees are mountain bikers, road bikers, skiers, golfers, runners, video game heroes, musicians, community volunteers, race car drivers, fitness enthusiasts, hockey players, outdoor sportspeople, world travelers, TV & potato chip experts, single people, family people, and every other variety of people. Everyone is welcome.

We are minutes away from the GO Station connected to Toronto and close to beautiful Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe. Barrie has something for everyone.

Prodomax, a member of the JENOPTIK group, is a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex manufacturing production systems for the automotive sector with a blue-chip customer base. Since it was founded in 1971, over a billion dollars of automation equipment has been delivered to Canada, the US, Mexico and Europe. Prodomax consistently delivers automation of any size and complexity by a team professionals.

Have we made you interested in this position?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Jane McPherson
Tel.: +1 705 7265841-380​

Your contact:

Jane McPherson
Tel.: +1 705 7265841-380​

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