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.
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
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