We’re looking for a Product Design / Development Engineer (Mechatronics) with strong electronics experience and aptitude to join the team at Inertia – a talented engineer who thrives in a collaborative environment where a diverse range of complex new products are designed, engineered and manufactured with quality and customer satisfaction always top of mind.

Who we are looking for

You have:

  • diploma or bachelor's degree in relevant engineering discipline (i.e. Mechatronics, Electrical/Computer, Mechanical) or other equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years of experience designing and optimizing electromechanical systems.
  • a proven ability to apply mechanical, electronics and software engineering fundamentals to successfully solve complex design challenges.
  • working knowledge of SolidWorks CAD.
  • experience with embedded firmware development in C, C++.
  • knowledge of electronic circuit design, tools and best practices.
  • ability to troubleshoot and debug electronics hardware using lab equipment such as multimeter, oscilloscope, signal analyzer, hardware debugger etc.
  • experience working hands-on with electronics and mechanical systems, including soldering, wiring, assembling, and testing these systems.
  • familiarity with version control tools such as Git.

Assets, not requirements:

  • experience with PCB design and schematic capture using Altium Designer, Eagle, KiCAD or similar.
  • ability to develop analytical models and perform data analysis, preferably with Python.
  • experience developing control systems with embedded or industrial solutions.
  • experience with data acquisition systems.
  • success planning and managing work in an agile project management environment.
  • a passion for robotics systems.

You are someone who:

  • listens intently and reacts with careful confidence and humility.
  • loves learning and constantly pursues growth.
  • likes to gather facts. You use them to help evaluate ideas and make decisions on what’s best for the product and the customer.
  • is great at communicating ideas – be it visually, verbally and/or in writing.
  • is the first to take on responsibility, the last to take credit (everyone gives it to you anyway).
  • has a proven ability to develop constructive relationships with all internal and external partners.
  • can work collaboratively, effectively, and efficiently without ego getting in the way.
  • can tactfully and effectively address concerns or conflicts openly with the team and customers.
  • has the persistence and resourcefulness to overcome project obstacles and drive to resolution.
  • can deal with uncertainty in a constructive manner and generate options for moving forward.
  • wants to make a real and positive impact on the people around you and the world at large.
  • does whatever it takes to get the job done. Without being asked.


As a Product Development Engineer (Mechatronics) reporting to a Product Development Team lead, you will:

  • leverage your diverse skills across multiple disciplines to design and engineer elegant and practical electromechanical solutions.
  • help plan, execute, and document the design, build, testing and prototyping of cutting-edge products.
  • use systematic research methods to draw out customer and end-user requirements.
  • collaborate with clients and lead them to sound design solutions.
  • collaborate with the Inertia team and vendors to ensure a seamless customer experience and deliver outstanding results.
  • develop and encourage strong peer relationships across various disciplines, functions, teams, and geographies.
  • use Inertia’s Business and Product Quality Management System to guide daily work.
  • identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities.
  • actively support and promote workplace health, safety and wellness.
  • perform other relevant duties as may be assigned.

About Inertia

Inertia is a world-class team of new product design, engineering, and manufacturing experts, driven by results and obsessed with quality and customer service.

Our mission is to partner with product innovators to transform their dreams into thriving businesses. We offer a full suite of product development services including market research, design, engineering, and manufacturing management – all to ensure our clients have what they need to successfully bring their products to market.

Inertia collaborates with clients across a variety of industries – from medical devices to sports wearables, to internet connected devices. Ranging from start-ups to multinationals, our customers share the drive to develop innovative products. They recognize the value and capacity of Inertia to help them bring their ideas to reality, and into customers’ hands – see examples of our work at www.inertiapd.com.

Interested in Joining Our Team?

Our people are our single biggest advantage. We have a talented and motivated team looking for more great people to work and grow with. We’ve built an amazing culture on a foundation of openness, service, and integrity - that also makes for a great place to work. Inertia ranks #1 on the 2021 Best Workplaces™ in Canada list for companies <50 employees, based on our practices and survey results from all Inertia employees.

If you’re interested in becoming part of our team, learn more about our values at www.inertiapd.com. If you feel your values fit with ours, then we’re off to a great start...

What We Offer

Competitive compensation and benefits are just the start. At Inertia you will have the opportunity to create your own experience, build the kind of career you want, and help build the kind of company you want to be part of. You’ll be treated as a part of the team from day one.

We create truly unique products and outstanding customer experiences. You’ll have the opportunity to be a key part of the customer journey, from first contact through to product delivery as Inertia works in all stages of the product development process.

We are big believers in continuous growth. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow, maybe more than any company you’ve ever worked with (our employees have told us so).

Friendliness and smarts are not mutually exclusive at Inertia. You’ll work with a diverse group of world-class team members that are open, collaborative, friendly and even a little whacky at times.

Inertia is committed to building a diverse team and providing a safe and inclusive workplace. We are continually learning and growing, including in our efforts to improve diversity and build equity.

Employment Type: Full Time

Primary Work Location: 34 Kern Road, Unit 3, Toronto, Ontario, Canada with some remote work flexibility. Must be legally permitted to work in Canada. International travel may be required.

Annual Salary: We are considering a range of experience levels – salary will be commensurate with knowledge, skills, experience, and local market conditions.

How to Apply: If this feels like a role and place where you will thrive, please follow the link in this post to submit your application online via https://inertia-engineering.breezy.hr/.

Learn More: Visit us at www.inertiapd.com and on LinkedIn at Inertia Product Development.