Electromechanical Assembler

MDA Space
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
Added: March 26, 2024
Building the space between proven and possible, MDA Space (TSX:MDA) is a trusted mission partner to the global space industry. A robotics, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 55-year+ story of world firsts and more than 450 missions, MDA Space is a global leader in communications satellites, Earth and space observation, and space exploration and infrastructure. The MDA Space team of more than 3,000 space experts in Canada, the US and the UK has the knowledge and know-how to turn an audacious customer vision into an achievable mission – bringing to bear a one-of-a-kind mix of experience, engineering excellence and wide-eyed wonder that’s been in our DNA since day one. For those who dream big and push boundaries on the ground and in the stars to change the world for the better, we’ll take you there.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

We’re on the hunt for Electromechanical Assembler on our Satellite systems team at our Montreal office.

As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.


Perform assembly of electromechanical products. Level of responsibility: Structured work processes. Some analysis is required before independently selecting from known processes.


  • Prepare components.
  • Proceed with tinning of components.
  • Manually assemble through hole (TH) and surface mount technology (SMT) components on printed circuit boards.
  • Operate and adjust automated inspection and assembly equipment.
  • Prepare, handle and use polymeric products for component bonding.
  • Install cables.
  • Mechanically integrate modules, flex and printed circuit boards.
  • Inspect, check and validate compliance of certain tasks performed by colleagues.
  • Support Research and Development.
  • All other related tasks.

Required Qualifications

  • College diploma or secondary school vocational diploma in one of the following fields: electromechanical, mechanical, aeronautical or equivalent.
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience.
  • A combination of other experiences and pertinent education can be considered.
  • Plan Reading.
  • Basic knowledge of the principle of tolerances and geometrical dimensions.
  • Knowledge of standards IPC-A-610
  • Ability to recover and enter data with a computer system.
  • Use of production databases.
  • Fine manual dexterity.
  • Good knowledge of French. Basic knowledge of English is an asset.


Comments/Special Considerations

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

Benefits Statement

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

Equal Opportunity Statement

MDA Ltd. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.