Manufacturing Engineer - Vancouver, British Columbia Canada - 19063

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19063
Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 - Canadian Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Incentives
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Our client is a construction product manufacturing company holding a patent of a state-of-the-art product that has been successfully developed over the last few years by a group of experts in the field. 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.

They are in need of a Manufacturing Engineer to assist with the manufacturing activities in the Lower Mainland, BC plant. This individual will also support the Moose Jaw (SK) facility by occasionally visiting the SK plant, but will mostly work with the VP of Operations and Plant Manager of the BC plant to help design and set-up of the BC plant.

This is an incredible opportunity to help developing a ground-breaking plant that will eventually become the main manufacturing plant of the company as well as a very innovative training center and showcase that will attract hundreds of people coming from all over the world to visit this state-of-the-art facility. 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