The Manufacturing Engineer will report to the Manager, Manufacturing Engineering and will be responsible
for offering technical and operational support to the Photon Control Production
and Product Development Teams. The Manufacturing Engineer will work in close
co-operation with these cross-functional teams to ensure successful transfer
and commercialization of New Products (NPI) into production, support existing production
processes, new technology acquisitions and drive continuous improvement to
enable the organization to meet delivery, lead time and quality objectives.
- Assist in failure and root cause
analysis investigations (NC/CA, FA, etc.) and, when required, execute effective,
practical, controlled corrective action to eliminate future re-occurrence
on the production floor.
- Apply advanced problem-solving
methodology such as DMAIC, 8D analysis etc. to identify effective solutions
to complex issues with unknown root causes.
- Design jigs, fixtures and tooling
using CAD (SolidWorks) to provide solutions to the production floor.
and manage continuous improvement by highlighting deficiencies and
recommending changes in training, working practices, business processes
and ERP systems to eliminate waste and enhance value.
and train operators in improvement methods such as kaizens, 5S, visual
- Support the Process Reliability
team with equipment maintenance, verification and calibration duties as
- Write and edit technical
documentation to enable controlled implementation of any changes to release
products following the established validation.
- Lead Design
for Manufacture (DFM) & Design for Assembly (DFA) efforts on engineering
programs and provide feedback to the design team on improvement during
- Apply ‘build-in quality’ tools in
the NPI stage including PFMEA, Control Plans, Process Flow and product/process
- Able and willing to carry out any other duties
and projects as required by the company.
Qualifications and Skills Required
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering
in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Industrial Engineering or
related area of applied science.
- Minimum 3-5 years of progressive
experience in a similar manufacturing or industrial engineering role. Preferably
electronics manufacturing (Copy Exact) environments
- Lean Six Sigma training is
required. Green Belt certification preferred.
- Experience in the use and
application of ‘build-in quality’ tools such as FMEA, QCP, MSA, etc.
- Competence in Solidworks or
equivalent CAD software, application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
- Knowledge in PPAP / APQP and
associated ‘build-in quality’ tools such as FMEA, QCP, MSA, etc.
- Excellent analytical, problem-solving
skills, with strong attention to details
- Excellent communication and technical
- Flexible and willing to work in
very fast-paced environment where tasks and priorities may change often.
- Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or
other related professional designation an asset