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Manufacturing Engineer (contract position) - Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Canada - 19032

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19032
Title: Manufacturing Engineer (contract position)
Job Location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Our client is a construction product manufacturing company. They are currently starting up a manufacturing facility in Moose Jaw, SK and will be building a new plant in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia this year. Their corporate office is located in Vancouver.

Due to the early stage of the company set-up, they are in need of a Manufacturing Engineer to initially assist with the manufacturing activities in the Moose Jaw, SK plant. This is a temporary assignment, ideally starting February 6th. However, there is the opportunity to shift to a permanent role if this individual is interested in moving to Vancouver (after supporting the initial stage of the Moose Jaw plant) and working with the VP of Operations and Plant Manager of the BC plant to help design and set-up of the BC plant.

They are building a strong team of highly talented people to work in an inclusive, supportive environment where transparency and integrity are the main values.
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Create and implement new production processes/procedures to ensure best practices are followed
  • Increase efficiency, improve quality and reduce costs by implementing Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Ensure plant is running at optimal efficiency by identifying and recommending production equipment requirements
  • Work with the Engineering team to ensure that new product instructions incorporate “design for manufacturability”
  • Design, test and upgrade systems and processes by using a continuous improvement mindset
  • Make sure that production functions are completed in accordance with established production, safety and quality standards
  • Schedule equipment maintenance for optimum reliability and least impact to production schedules

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technologist Certification or Certified Manufacturing Engineering designation
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing/production
  • Knowledge of process related standards, ISO systems, and production quality control
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office and understanding of CAD/AutoCad
  • Previous experience in leading Lean Manufacturing initiatives
  • Ability to solve problems effectively and by identifying alternative solutions
  • Experience with concrete or cement processing will be considered an asset
  • Strong multi-tasking, communications, customer service and organizational skills
  • Position will require some domestic travel