Seal Application Engineer

Burnaby, BC, Full time

Loop Energy is helping build a zero-emissions world – and we need your help!

We are a Canadian based industry-leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of hydrogen fuel cell systems - our products are reshaping the industry with an unmatched combination of fuel efficiency and power density. We have recently raised 100 million dollars, are now publicly traded and excited about our future.

The Position:

We are seeking an experienced Seal Applications Engineer, who will be responsible for the development and application of the stack unit cell seal.

Each day will be different, yet key responsibilities and expectations include:

  • Design and release ownership of unit cell seals, assessing functional requirements, material compatibility and manufacturing considerations

  • Working closely with equipment/manufacturing suppliers in the development of seals

  • Perform detailed design reviews and provide documentation of the design process

  • Interface with unit cell principal, plate, MEA and hardware engineers, quality, testing, manufacturing and supply chain teams to deliver a robust design that is optimized for function, cost, and quality

  • Manage product cycles from concept to market launch, ensuring completion of validation and verification testing and post-launch support

  • Support prototype builds and optimize design based on design for assembly topics 

What we are looking for:

  • Proven experience in seal design and materials (elastomers, adhesives)

  • Industry knowledge of seal materials and their associated supply chain, manufacturing processes, and manufacturing equipment

  • Experience in a high-volume component manufacturing environment (automotive applications preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to design for load distribution and perform tolerance stack up analyses

  • Proven understanding of manufacturing methods (injection moulding, screen printing, dispensing, etc.)

  • Understanding of design verification and validation, ability to incorporate learnings in future designs

  • Ability to bring products from prototype level to a mid/high volume design

  • Product development skills: DFMEA, DFMA, tolerance analysis, GD&T

  • Strong 3D CAD design (Solidworks preferred)

  • FEA of modeling and simulation of hyperelastic materials 

  • VA/VE experience an asset

  • Application of structured problem-solving methods (8D, 5-whys)

  • Pro-active; ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work and multi-task in a highly technical, fast-paced environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Why you should join Loop Energy?

  • Rare opportunity to join a company making a difference

  • A chance to work within a Canadian company in high growth and a bright future

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive company paid health and dental benefits

  • Flexible Lifestyle and Health Spending Accounts

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

  • Opportunities for career advancement

Please apply asap as we are interviewing immediately! 

Loop Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

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