Manufacturing Engineer

Aspire Canada London, ON

Manufacturing Engineer

Reporting to the Automation Engineer and Continuous Improvement Manager, you will provide hands-on engineering support to the organization. You will be responsible for recommending, developing and implementing optimal cost-effective manufacturing processes, methods and controls to drive increased operational performance.


  • Monitor and respond to performance issues with existing automation and processes
  • Perform root cause analysis on production, engineering, and equipment issues as
  • required.
  • Automation troubleshooting, new equipment installation and modifications
  • Identify and make suggestions and eliminate waste (8 types) using TPS principles
  • Assess and challenge manpower needs (use TPS tools)
  • Ensure equipment and systems comply with relevant standards and legislation
  • Drive cost savings initiatives
  • Design new automation processes that outperform existing automation processes for
  • Deployment in future facilities (and existing ones, if feasible)

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent degree is required
  • Must meet the educational and character requirements for P.Eng. license eligibility
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of practical engineering experience within a high-volume
  • manufacturing environment
  • Automation experience is strongly preferred
  • Previous data analysis experience
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Mechanical and electrical technical skills
  • Efficient problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent coordination skills to enable cooperation between departments
  • Ability to respond quickly to unplanned events or challenges
  • Effective communication and reporting skills for meetings with management and a variety
  • of stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Extremely proficient with GSuite, Microsoft Office Suite, or similar software with the ability
  • to learn new or updated software.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
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