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Senior Mechanical Engineer

The role of Senior Mechanical Engineer is an exciting and diverse opportunity to help drive our successful company’s rapid growth and be a contributing and instrumental member of an experienced Engineering team. Vanrx Pharmasystems is at the forefront of introducing groundbreaking robotics and automation into the pharmaceutical sector.

We seek a Senior Mechanical Engineer for our Production Engineering Department to develop, verify, and maintain the design of our advanced filling solutions. This position involves close interaction with planning, research and development, electrical engineering, control systems engineering and manufacturing teams. Exceptional communication skills, technical competency and problem solving skills are key requirements for the role. Our products incorporate robotics, machine vision, motion control, and many sensing and automation technologies – being excited about technology and an eagerness towards continuous learning are key for this position.

Vanrx Pharmasystems is a pioneering company making the most technologically advanced sterile filling solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Vanrx aseptic filling machines use robotics, gloveless isolator and machine vision technologies to automate the packaging of injectable drugs into vials, syringes or cartridges.

Vanrx was #1 on the 2018 Deloitte Fast 50 list of the fastest growing technology companies in Canada. The company’s continued growth makes this an exciting time to join our remarkable team.


  • Mechanical design for manufacturing, verification, and validation to ensure process requirements are met
  • Review and approve Engineering drawings
  • Develop and maintain accurate design and verification documents
  • Perform hands-on testing of designs to mitigate high technical risk
  • Evaluate new system components and proposed design changes, both internal and external
  • Co-ordinating with multiple engineering and operational groups
  • Evaluate, verify, and support fabrication service providers to meet technical requirements and project timelines
  • Generate and review Finite Element Analysis simulations 
  • Design and maintain machine tooling to ensure compatibility with various components from partner suppliers  
  • Following strict procedures and other duties as directed

Skills and Experience Required

  • Design and review complex systems using Solidworks
  • Geometric dimensions and tolerance, inc. tolerance stack ups of complex assemblies (GD & T)
  • 8-10 years of experience
  • Post-secondary engineering degree, diploma or equivalent
  • Strong working knowledge of fabrication and manufacturing of precision parts
  • Experience with developing and maintaining design documentation throughout a product’s lifecycle
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products; Visual Basic and macro writing considered an asset
  • Experience in regulated industries (Pharma, Food, Aerospace) is an asset
  • Proven ability to self manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with ERP system(s)

What do we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary within this field
  • Comprehensive health, dental and life insurance benefits including MSP coverage
  • Three weeks paid vacation from your start date
  • Flexible work space with every employee having an Apple laptop, you are able to schedule video meetings and attend conferences via video link from remote locations
  • We focus on professional development and personal growth; we have a range of internal and external training opportunities available
  • Innovative and collaborative work environment with a thriving culture

We are always looking for extraordinary and talented individuals to bring new vision, inventive methods and the confidence to progress at Vanrx. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our growing team and we are constantly thriving by giving our employees the freedom to contribute to making the world a better place.

How to Apply

Please submit a tailored and personal cover letter along with your CV to