Senior Mechanical Engineer

Delta-Q Technologies

Delta-Q Technologies

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

About Delta-Q Technologies:

Delta-Q Technologies (www.delta-q.com) develops and supplies battery chargers to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of electric vehicles and industrial equipment. Delta-Q’s unique blend of engineering capability in high efficiency power electronics and embedded software design delivers innovative battery charging solutions to meet the evolving needs of its customers. With over 4 million vehicles and industrial machines already using its products, Delta-Q’s innovation is enabling the widespread adoption of environmentally-friendly electric drive systems. Delta-Q was founded in 1999 and is a privately held company located in Vancouver, Canada.

What We Value:

  • Perseverance: We don’t give up when it’s hard.
  • Innovation: We improve our products and processes when it’s a competitive advantage.
  • Collaboration: We are one team. Respectful, open and honest.
  • Driving Results: We are here to win. We work hard to deliver on our commitments.

Doing the Right Thing is the central philosophy at Delta-Q. Four simple words that sum up our values, and so much more about our company. It means doing the right thing for our employees, communities, and customers.

We’re passionate about creating a sustainable business and contributing to a greener future for the world. We have a Vision to 'Charge The Future' and we mean it.

At the end of the day, it’s what keeps us going.


Delta-Q is part of the ZAPI GROUP of companies (www.zapigroup.com), a global leader in motion control, battery charging and autonomous navigation software for electric and hybrid drive systems. As a full-solution supplier, the ZAPI GROUP can support every component OEMs need to design effective electric vehicles that meet cost goals and comply with tightening environmental standards.

Position Summary:
Responsible for the design and delivery of high quality, cost-effective Delta-Q products, the Senior Mechanical Engineer is expected to provide innovative solutions in the development of those products to meet reliability, performance, cost, and delivery targets. Responsibilities include development of initial concepts including packaging of connectors and hardware components, sealing strategy, evaluating thermal performance, incorporating DFM requirements and keeping scalability and future proofing in mind.

Specific Duties:

  • Initiates and develops mechanical design concepts for power electronics products to meet defined environmental and customer/internal requirements
  • Performs feasibility studies, cost analyses and simulations as required to assess the technical and economic viability of the concepts.
  • Performs detailed design of mechanical enclosures, sub-components and wiring harnesses evolving them into a prototype or production ready product.
  • Considers DFM in all areas with a view to creating a high volume, high yield product while maintaining reliability.
  • Uses analysis and /or simulation, including SolidWorks Simulation and Flow Simulation to evaluate design options to meet performance, reliability and regulatory criteria.
  • Uses SolidWorks to prepare 3D models and component drawings while adhering to precedent and recognized methods.
  • Collaborates with designers, engineers, and other departments in all areas where function/performance interacts, or assembly is concerned.
  • Creates tolerance stacks to determine the product can be assembled and will perform as intended when produced in high volume with all variations considered.
  • Liaises with suppliers and customers to work through design issues.
  • Being hands on with regard to building prototypes and critiquing the design from a robustness or DFM standpoint.
  • Creates test procedures for specific mechanical requirements and is involved in failure analysis of field returns.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of mechanical DFMEA.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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