Transformer Design Engineer

Rex Power Magnetics

Rex Power Magnetics

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About the job

Rex Power Magnetics is looking for a design engineer experienced in Dry Type Transformer design, as well as design of Air Core Reactors and other power magnetics components.


Summary (Focus of position):

  • Responsible for preparing winding and core cutting specifications.
  • Contributes to Design Guides, Supports more Junior Design Staff.
  • Interacts with production staff, testing, quality department.
  • Assists Estimating, supports Sales and Projects.
  • Involvement in compliance/conformance with CSA, UL, and other standards
  • Involvement with IEC Ex products (Design checking, maintenance of approval)



  • Post Secondary Education with an Electrical Engineering.
  • 4 to 5 years of practical experiences in Transformers/Reactors manufacturing, and design.
  • Knowledge in business administration acquired in a post secondary, or through equivalent work related experiences.
  • Computer skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of Hazardous Locations (North American & International directives)


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design High power transformers in the most cost efficient and effective manner.
  • Orient, and also give assistance to support staffs to design products in the most cost efficient and effective manner.
  • Reviews all designs received from staffs and give the approval before issuing them to the plant production
  • Modify existing designs to be more cost efficient in terms of labour and different kind of material inputs.
  • Liaise with purchasing agent to order the required materials. i.e. Combs, Lightning arrestors, Fuses.
  • Build up cost of direct material & direct labour used in producing goods especially hi power transformers.
  • Determine the causes of the malfunctioning of returned goods.
  • Responsible for all engineering documentation, including Drawings, Manuals and all other documentation related to Rex’s IEC Ex product and component approvals
  • Product certification CSA, UL.
  • Develops new products to be more cost efficient in terms of labour and different kind of material inputs, and implement the solution.
  • Answer all enquiries on the technical aspects of transformers from customers, production department, CSA and UL, as well as CSA/SIRA (for IEC Ex / ATEX)


Health & Safety

  • Observe company safety rules and procedures; set an example for office/plant conduct, professionalism, and harmony.
  • Promote an atmosphere of strict adherence to health & safety protocols

Office Conduct

  • Assist others (within department and outside of department) to support the shared objectives of the company as a whole.
  • Respect the assigned office hours, break times, and lunches. Discuss vacation and time-off with manager long in advance.
  • Promote a friendly and professional office environment, free of discrimination, violence, or harassment.