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Mechanical Engineer

Mailhot industries is currently seeking a Product Engineer

A North American leader in the design and manufacture of hydraulic cylinders since 1956, Industries Mailhot is a Lanaudière-based manufacturing company with its main plant located in St-Jacques. Mailhot's hydraulic cylinders are recognized internationally as the best performers in a variety of applications, including waste collection and construction trucks. Mailhot's growth is supported, among other things, by the development of innovative processes and technologies such as salt bath nitriding, which provide the cylinders with increased strength. In addition, Mailhot is currently undergoing a digital transformation to meet the growing demand for its products.


  • Pleasant, dynamic work atmosphere;
  • Flexible working hours and telecommuting (hybrid);
  • Full range of benefits;
  • Company located in the countryside, far from traffic;
  • Company-wide values such as respect and collaboration


Under the supervision of the Vice President Engineering and R&D, the incumbent analyzes, organizes and executes various activities related to Mailhot products. Working closely with members of the Engineering, Sales and R&D teams, the incumbent is responsible for the technical aspects of the products, and visits customers and equipment users who use Mailhot cylinders.

  • Take charge of the technical portion of products in collaboration with the Engineering, Sales and R&D departments;
  • Visit customers and users of mobile equipment (trucks) to gather requirements and understand operating conditions;
  • Actively participate in the development of new products and the improvement of existing products (according to the "stage gate PDP" process);
  • Develop product development project documentation;
  • Refine documentation related to standard products and specify their characteristics according to their dedicated function;
  • Gather and consolidate necessary information and perform engineering validations to enable product decision-making;
  • Provide diagnostic and test analysis support for existing products;
  • Participate in theoretical calculations of hydraulic cylinders (capacity, buckling, breaking or endurance limits, service life, etc.);
  • Work with and support the sales department on product requests;
  • Work with and support the purchasing department on product-related requests;
  • Participate in optimization, risk resolution and design-to-cost initiatives in collaboration with the Purchasing Department;
  • All other tasks related to the position.


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering;
  • Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ);
  • 10 years' experience in a similar position in a manufacturing environment;
  • Mechanical knowledge of mobile and lifting equipment;
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic and mechanical systems;
  • High level of skills in data analysis, synthesis, engineering calculations and project management;
  • Good command of the Office suite;
  • Knowledge of drawing databases;
  • Functional English (spoken and written);
  • The person will be required to travel to customer facilities and truck sites.

In this posting, the masculine generic refers to both men and women and is used for the sole purpose of lightening the text.