Engineering Technician (Mechanical) - Grimsby, Ontario Canada - 20507

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Job #: 20507
Title: Engineering Technician (Mechanical)
Job Location: Grimsby, Ontario - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 - Canadian Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


** well established consumer products company with long history and low turnover


* Responsible for the design and implementation of company machinery, machinery components, processes and facilities

* Management of assignments and the development & implementation of improvements, modifications to equipment and facilities

* 3D modeling of products and machinery; 2D layouts of products, facilities and equipment

* Maintenance of drawings database

* Operation and maintenance of 3D printer for prototypes, tooling, machine parts

* Testing and evaluation of prototype products

* Development of product technical specifications

* Provide technical direction to vendors and contractors

* Provide technical assistance, advice, as well as physical mechanical aid to the operations and maintenance groups of the company as required

* Work with engineering staff, mechanics and helpers on shift – at times supervising as applicable

* Work with Maintenance Manager to ensure proper operation of equipment and optimize processes

* Assist in troubleshooting and/or repair of equipment where required

* Provide on-going training and support to ensure team members acquire the skills and knowledge needed to do their job efficiently and effectively

* Provide feedback to team members on shift to support their continued growth

* Demonstrate and encourage team spirit within Engineering and other departments

* Ensure team members have the tools needed to perform their job function

* Ensure equipment is operating at peak level to support targets, goals and efforts of the production team

* Ensure all team members follow safety policies

* Support the efforts of the engineering and maintenance departments by providing input of ideas and feedback to managers

* Continually seek ways to improve equipment, maintenance functions and production processes

* Assist in the continual development of procedures for the various facility machines and processes

* Interact effectively with all Managers, Supervisors, maintenance personnel, and machine operators

* Comply with all internal procedures and policies including accurate completion of schedules, safety questionnaires and checklists

* Ensure that all pertinent information is shared with the engineering, maintenance team and production staff

* Ensure a clean work environment

* Respond to internal emails / texts in a timely manner

* Assist in the direction and mentoring of engineering co-op students and junior staff

* Travel and provide technical support, project work, and assistance to other organizational facilities as necessary

* Travel to customer facilities to perform troubleshooting, repairs, or technical assistance as required

* Other duties as required


* Mechanical Technician Diploma OR Millwright license OR comparable experience

* 4 yrs+ experience in an industrial production environment / industry

* Experience working with contractors and vendors

* Proficient in Solid Works (CAD)

* Ability to work on the tools

* Machining and welding skills required

* Good problem solving, time management and organizational skills

* Ability to prioritize 

* Positive attitude with a focus on internal and external customers

* Good team player  

* Exceptional people skills

* Excellent vendor and contractor management skills

* Strong communication skills – written and oral

* Comfortable in a fast-paced and at times stressful environment   

* Ability to apply common sense, judgement towards production improvements and safety support

* Ability to travel periodically to other organizational facilities or customer sites for mechanical support (valid passport required)