Do you want to put zero-emission vehicles on the road? Are you looking to apply your engineering know-how and your product development expertise with a talented team of experienced fuel cell experts? Join Unilia and be part of engineering a better, cleaner world! 


We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer who will lead the design of fuel cell stacks and unit cell components and assemblies to be manufactured in our facility in China. Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be involved in the full design cycle from concept to detailed design, continuing through design verification to manufacturing engineering for series production. 



  • Conduct design of fuel cell stacks, unit cell components, and system interfaces including sealing, mounting, and fluid transfer 

  • Develop component requirements and specification documents, hold design reviews, release design documentation, and complete other design and release activities

  • Lead and ensure standards are being followed for engineering processes such as requirements management, DFMEA and APQP 

  • Plan and execute design verification plan and complete conformity assessments

  • Select component suppliers and develop quality assurance plans 

  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineering teams to transfer designs to production

  • Troubleshoot and resolve component and assembly failures

  • Provide continuation engineering support on existing commercial products



We are looking for a team member who not only brings the needed technical skill set, but who will fit in with a diverse group of people from around the globe.  Our team is experience-driven and shares a passion for technology while valuing integrity, ingenuity, and grit.

  • 10 years engineering design experience; 5 years experience in fuel cell design and development 

  • Post-secondary degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline

  • Demonstrated ability to create CAD models, detailed GD&T drawings, assembly drawings, bills of materials and tolerance analysis

  • Experience developing and maintaining design documentation throughout a product’s lifecycle

  • Exceptional knowledge of structural design, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer

  • Experience working within product development and change management processes

  • A proven track record of planning scope of work and working to a tight timeline within a project team

  • Proven ability to rapidly build and test prototypes

  • Experience working with and managing outside vendors

  • Proven verbal and written communication skills and comfortable leading design review presentations 

  • Registration, or eligibility to register, as a professional engineer (P.Eng.) in BC, or registration as an engineer-in-training (EIT)

  • Adaptable and able to take on additional responsibilities as required

  • Ability to travel (1-3 times per year).



  • Communication in Mandarin


About Unilia

Unilia Canada Fuel Cells Inc. is the result of a synergy of East and West embodying the agility and passion of a start-up with the resources and capabilities of a seasoned industry contributor. We are a Vancouver-based international hydrogen fuel cell stack engineering and manufacturing company at the forefront of the vehicle electrification movement. Our core competencies in electrochemical engineering, stack design, and at-scale production are led by a team of industry veterans. With production facilities and additional R&D in China, Unilia offers unparalleled competitive advantage through technological edge, manufacturing prowess, and importantly, market access. 

Now what?

If you have a passion for zero-emission automotive engineering and the skills and experience required succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. Send your cover letter and resume in a single PDF fie to careers@unilia.com.  We can’t wait to meet you!