Careers at Copernicus

Copernicus Educational Products Inc., continues to lead the marketplace with educational classroom teaching aids designed for "making teaching a little easier!" We have built our reputation over the years with our ongoing product innovation and classroom research practices. The award winning Royal® Reading and Writing Center is used in more than 135,000 classrooms worldwide!


 

Current Opportunities:

Mechanical Engineer

Copernicus is a progressive company focused on Product Development looking to grow our team. 
We work in the small community of Arthur, Ontario surrounded by fields and wide open skies, in a casual (no suits needed!) setting. 
 
For over 20 years, Copernicus has focused on "making teaching a little easier" by bringing innovative and mobile teaching aids to the classroom. With a growing technology based market, we currently require a creative and enthusiastic Mechanical Engineer who will help our team refine and execute new ideas and provide inspiration.

What will you do?

  • Work with our Product Development Team to turn ideas into functional products, with a focus on end users
  • Refine concepts and product mechanics to drive our product design to the next level
  • Create, execute and update some production drawing packages and documentation
  • Work with fabrication teams locally and offshore to move products through tooling and into production
  • Troubleshoot production issues
  • Improve our engineering efficiencies and processes

You may be the right person if...

  • You are a passionate self starter committed to making a difference by creating innovative concepts and developing them into successful new products
  • You have a keen understanding of the way things work and the mechanisms that build our surroundings
  • You are able to balance creativity with discipline and good analytical skills
  • You can show strong organization, planning, execution and follow up skills
  • You have the ability to balance multiple priorities and work toward big picture objectives without losing sight of important details
  • You have a desire to make our product line more environmentally responsible 

To be able to hit the ground running, the right candidate will have:

  • A Diploma or Degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Minimum two years experience as a Mechanical Engineer
  • Proficient in SolidWorks 
  • A team oriented, positive attitude and a sense of humour
  • Experience in the administration of an ePDM system, proven leadership abilities, knowledge of manufacturing processes and quality assurance would be an asset

What will you receive as a Copernican?

As a Copernican you will receive a competitive salary; health, dental & vision benefits; and be enrolled in our company RRSP plan. You will also work with a supportive, open minded team who looks forward to learning along with you. Your participation and opinions will be valued, along with opportunities for growth within the company. Plus...you’ll get your very own ride in Westy, our VW van!  

How can you make a difference?

Tell us by emailing your resume and portfolio or samples by March 31, 2016 to hr-engineer@copernicused.com

Copernicus is located 30 minutes from Guelph and 40 minutes from Kitchener/ Waterloo.


Technical Writer/Illustrator

Copernicus is a progressive company focused on Product Development.
We work in the small community of Arthur, Ontario surrounded by fields and wide open skies, in a casual (no suits needed!) setting. 

For over 20 years, Copernicus has focused on "making teaching a little easier" by bringing innovative and mobile teaching aids to the classroom. With a growing technology based market, we currently require assistance in the creation and maintenance of our assembly manuals. We are looking for someone that can take a final product design, and clearly explain the steps necessary to build the product. 

You may be the right person if...

  • You are a passionate self starter who can work independently
  • You have a keen understanding of technical assembly and how products are built
  • You are a clear, concise writer
  • You have a good sense of graphic design and layout 
  • You can show strong organization, planning, execution and follow up skills

To be able to hit the ground running, the right candidate will have:

  • Our ideal candidate can work in SolidWorks, 3DVia Composer and CorelDRAW. If you do not use this software, tell us what you do use and suggest how it might fit with our workflow 
  • A team oriented, positive attitude and a sense of humour

What will you receive as a Copernican?

This position is for a work-at-home Copernican, with the potential for some project kick-offs to be held in person. 
As a Copernican you will receive competitive pay, with the ability to set your own hours. 
You will work with a supportive, open minded team who looks forward to learning along with you. 
Work will be on an as needed basis based on Copernicus projects; will not be full time. 

How can you make a difference?

Tell us by emailing your resume and portfolio or samples of your work by April 8, 2016 to design@copernicused.com. Copernicus is located 30 minutes from Guelph and 40 minutes from Kitchener/ Waterloo.