Manufacturing Engineering

Position: Manufacturing Engineer I
Reports to: Production Manager

The Manufacturing Engineering I role is to be the liaison between Engineering and the Manufacturing teams with a focus on improving manufacturing processes to increase productivity and reduce costs as well as develop strategies for improving quality and reducing defects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Using SolidWorks, add manufacturing details to existing drawings, and to new designs, to outline the optimal manufacturing process for welding, machining, electrical / mechanical assembly, and paint
  • Jig, fixture, part and process design using SolidWorks or AutoCAD, and coordinating release into production with ECN
  • Liaise with various internal and external groups to handle exceptions and constructively communicate resolution
  • Identify and define incident-based & systematic problems, and implement temporary corrective actions & containment
  • Assess manufacturability & manufacturing structure for new products, existing products, insourcing and outsourcing
  • Able to create and interpret complex / multi-discipline blueprints
  • Communicate constructively, effectively and enthusiastically with all levels within the organization. Maintain a positive and professional attitude.
  • Estimate timelines pertaining to manufacturing, rework, design, and other related activity
  • Strictly follow safety requirements, including but not limited to wearing PPE, assessing hazards, & ensuring best practices are being followed
  • Display strong written & verbal communication skills, particularly in the area of technical writing
  • Respond to problems / exceptions and initiate NCR, interim actions, and containment with some support and guidance from peers & peer groups
  • Coordinate containment in multiple facilities and branches as required
  • Consult with peers & peer groups to assess urgency and severity of issues and recommend corrective actions
  • Identify basic Root Cause & perform basic Root Cause Analysis & assist peers & peer groups with complex analysis
  • Participate in project planning & manage project tasks as required or assigned by Team Leader or Manager
  • Update drawing details in SolidWorks & AutoCAD to provide clarity or specification, not including structural or functional details
  • Create SOP and detailed Work Instructions concisely and with some peer consultation
  • Identify vendor issues, summarize vendor performance & make recommendations for corrective actions
  • Participate in Internal Quality Audits, including scheduling and reporting
  • Follow existing SOP’s and assess basic conformance or need for revision
  • Participate in / assist with CWB audits, including scheduling and reporting
  • Assist with PDI process as required & create MQS specifications with minimal consultation
  • Assess manufacturability with some consultation from peer groups & apply routing structure and standard times accurately and independently within the PDM
  • Assist peers & peer groups with ECN revisions & processing within PDM for approval
  • Assist with Contract Manufacturing estimation / quotation & manage project subsets
  • Identify improvement opportunities and assess ROI & implementation of correction with some consultation from peers and peer groups

Qualifications & Experiences

  • Minimum High School Diploma or Certificate of Completion
  • Trade Certification in any recognized discipline would be an asset
  • Training / certification in SolidWorks, AutoCAD, MS Excel, MS Project is an asset
  • Training / certification in Drawing / drafting Techniques, Root Cause Analysis, Value Stream Mapping, Process Flow definition, Project Management, Planning & Scheduling, Manufacturing Estimating is an asset
  • One to Three (1-3) years’ Experience using SolidWorks or AutoCAD
  • One to Three (1-3) years Hands on experience and exposure in a conventional Heavy Equipment Manufacturing environment 
  • Or One to Three (1-3) years’ Experience working in a Manufacturing or Industrial setting
  • Trade experience in Mechanical / Electrical Assembly, and conventional fabrication an asset
  • Experience in ISO 9001 & CWB 47.1 background

MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005).  

MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


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