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Research and Development Engineer

Cambridge, ON, Canada Req #83
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

About Us


The Glen Dimplex Americas organization operates in North, Central and South America. Focused on enhancing the moments that matter in life with a commitment to delivering the best design and efficiency in the areas of temperature control and comfort creation. The organization’s portfolio of leading brands are strategically positioned to meet the market challenges of tomorrow by enhancing the moments that matter in life and in the environment.

The Dimplex brand focuses on innovation, inspired design and energy efficiency while the Cadet brand invites warmth and dependability at a value appreciated by its customers. Together these brands provide complete product offerings in the residential and commercial comfort categories, ranging from electric heaters, to fireplaces and controls. Dimplex also delivers on inspired design in the category of home furnishings with a complete line of mantels and media consoles.

Glen Dimplex Americas is a division of the Glen Dimplex Group - the world's largest manufacturer of electrical heating, which holds significant global market positions in domestic appliances, heating, cooling, ventilation, and renewable energy solutions. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland the Glen Dimplex Group privately owns over 40 brands with operations in 80 countries.

Position Summary

Reporting to and under the general direction of the Vice President, Engineering & Innovation, the R&D Engineer is responsible for the development of innovative new products, redesign existing products, and perform research and testing on product concepts.


  • Assist in the design and development of cutting-edge Heat products through designing, prototyping, testing and modeling

  • Develop validation plans and conduct validation testing via CFD and CAD Modelling and Lab Experiments

  • Collaborating with other technology developers and partners, and close communicating with suppliers

  • Support production activities

  • Support regulatory filings to various government bodies

  • Support the development of intellectual property

  • Assist in DFM (Design for Manufacturing) activities

  • Project Management

  • Involved in preparing research proposals, reports, and delivering presentations.


  • Background in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering degree required with a focus on 3D CAD and CFD Modelling and Product Development

  • Hands on prototyping experience in a lab environment.

  • Proficient in 3D CAD and Design on Solidworks and CFD Modelling on Autodesk® CFD

  • 3 Years + experience in 3D CAD/CFD, Meshing, simulation and post processing.

  • Knowledge in development and testing of Electrical Circuits, Printed Circuit boards and Electrical components.

  • Ability to independently develops and adapts work plans based on vague or changing project goals

  • Strong hypothesis-driven experimental design and statistical analysis skills

  • Demonstrated experience in creative engineering design

  • Candidates should be self-starters and have a hands-on approach

  • Ability to work independently and within a diverse group of engineers and production staff

  • Superior communication skills (verbal/written) and demonstrate strong leadership skills

How to Apply

Glen Dimplex Americas offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and we are continually striving to attract and retain the best talent available, building ongoing success for both our organization and our employees!

Our team members include people like you: enthusiastic, innovative, motivated and creative. If you are interested in joining our team or learning more about this opportunity, please apply now.

Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Glen Dimpex Americas, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Cambridge, ON, Canada