Product Design Engineer

by Peter Evans | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cryologistics Refrigeration Technologies, Inc
Position: Product Design Engineer
Location: Victoria, BC
Posted: August 04, 2018


Cryologistics is passionate about developing technologies to reduce GHG emissions, energy usage, food waste and disposable packaging. Our passive energy, natural refrigerant-driven shipping boxes will contribute to global progress on these goals by changing the way the world moves and stores temperature-sensitive food and pharmaceuticals.

We are looking for a Product Design Engineer to bring their experience, creativity, organizational ability, and get-it-done attitude to the company’s product design, development and manufacturing group. You will convert market-driven product concepts into production designs that fulfill the requirements of our industry partners, are cost effective, environmentally sensitive and efficient to manufacture, assemble and ship. The right candidate will have experience in delivering a next generation product to market, and communicating with technical and non-technical people alike.

Position Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Lead Product Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in the development of user-defined requirements and products specifications
  • Develop design solutions to meet requirements in a cost-effective manner
  • Perform relevant design activities including CAD and the creation of manufacturing drawings
  • Provide the team with concepts for distinctive product aesthetic
  • Supervise and evaluate selected design activities performed by junior technical people or by sub-contractors
  • Contribute to selection of manufacturing and assembly approaches
  • Participate in failure analysis and reporting activities 

Minimum qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering degree from a recognized university
  • Five years workplace experience in commercial product design
  • Experience with structural analysis, heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid dynamic, and control systems
  • Agility with CAD systems and FEA analysis tools
  • Knowledge of standard design practices, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), and structured product development processes such as Requirement Documentation, Design Review, Verification and Validation Plans and Reports, DFMEA, design for manufacturing
  • Excellent knowledge of properties of materials, including insulating materials and synthetic and natural refrigerants
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing techniques and verification best practices
  • Comfort with coaching a junior technical team
  • Strong collaborative, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively on technical matters to explain and justify design decisions using calculations, analysis and written documentation
  • Demonstrated ability to positively engage with colleagues, management team, customers, and suppliers
  • Experience with MSOffice tools

The following attributes will be given preferential consideration:

  • Recognized Professional Engineer (PEng.) designation
  • Experience with refrigeration and HVAC technologies and products
  • Experience with mobile applications products
  • Experience with bill of material creation, procurement and component inventory management


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