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Mechanical Design Engineer

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #36
Thursday, September 17, 2020

Mechanical Design Engineer

Who We Are

Fresh Prep is a fast-growing Vancouver company that makes it easy to cook incredible meals in just 15-30 minutes. We do this by sourcing local ingredients for delicious recipes, which are then prepared in our production facilities in East Vancouver and delivered to customers homes in reusable cooler bags. In 2018 and 2019, we were recognized by the Georgia Straight as Vancouver’s #1 meal kit and we recently became BCorp Certified!

Who You Are

  • Phenomenal Teammate. You work well with others and enjoy contributing to a fantastic team. Do others enjoy working with you?

  • Ultra Reliable. Since we work in teams, we need team members who are engaged and seeking to contribute in a positive manner. Are you willing to show up on time and work hard?

  • Responsible. You have the ability to work independently as needed. Can you be trusted to act without needing strict supervision?

  • Self Starter. You are comfortable owning a task from start to finish and you take initiative to make continual process improvements. You observe strict deadlines and hold yourself accountable to your deliverables.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Designing, analysing, programming, and building of components to integrate with production machines

  • Working with an interdisciplinary team of engineers to create novel designs and solutions for mechanisms, fixtures, and structural systems for automation

  • You will assist the engineering team with setting up equipment for pilot runs and machine operation/maintenance.

  • You will be responsible for the Project Management and completion of paperwork including, projects, budget, status reports, timesheets, and required engineering documentation

  • You will research and work with overseas vendors to procure equipment and manufacture custom equipment.

  • You will write concise work instruction documentation and related reports

  • You will ensure a high quality of work for all documentation released. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What We Are Looking For

  • 2-4 years of related work experience

  • Technical Diploma / Engineering Degree

  • Understanding of control systems and their design implications for mechanical systems 

  • Mechanical Aptitude and knowledge of manufacturing processes 

  • Solid Works design experience including complex surfaces, and large assemblies

  • Comfortable working with Office Suite, Google Suite, Solid Works, and learning new software

  • Experience in working/designing with sheet metal and injection molding

  • Able to work in a high-paced environment with strict deadlines.

  • Comfortable working in a temperature controlled environment. The production floor is kept at between 4 to 10 degrees Celsius.

  • Ability to push, pull, squat, bend, and reach above and below shoulders; repetitive use of hands

What You Can Expect

  • A positive workplace filled with fantastic colleagues.

  • Competitive pay and bonuses.

  • Extended benefits (including medical, dental, and life-insurance) after 90 days of successful employment.

  • Free food! A Fresh Prep meal plan for 2 meals per week.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada