R&D Technician

Altona, Manitoba Full-time

At Elmer's, we have produced quality equipment for over 40 years - the products we manufacture are known and sold world-wide. In a market that demands the very best out of it's suppliers and equipment, we've been growing rapidly. In order to meet the increased demand for our equipment we are currently seeking a Research & Development Technician.

Your core mission in this role is to assist the R&D team with product development projects and assignments. You’ll collaborate effectively with other team members – both R&D and Cross-Functional - to solve critical problems throughout the product development process. 

Your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Assisting with design, fabrication and assembly of concepts and prototypes
  • Testing prototypes to verify product reliability and make adjustments as required
  • Designing and fabricating jigs and fixtures for testing and replicating various field conditions
  • Participate in product development projects, which include researching and developing ideas for new and current existing products 

We’re looking for:

·         Experience in fabricating, welding and repair of machinery

·         Ability to read and interpret technical drawings

·         Experience with Office365 Suite

·         Passion and ability for problem solving

·         Strong communicator

·         A hands-on and team-focused work style

·         Self-starter with time management and organizational skills

·         Experience with design tools such as Autodesk Inventor would be considered an asset

·         A diploma in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering Technology (completed or in progress) would be considered an asset

In addition to a competitive salary, benefits, and pension plan, we offer a dynamic, growing workplace that provides opportunities for all staff to have an impact.

Our facility is conveniently situated near Altona, MB - 36km east of Winkler, and only 100km south of Winnipeg. Altona is an attractive, caring, and progressive community with abundant cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities for all ages. With amenities and opportunities that rival much larger municipalities, there’s no better place to be.

Elmer’s Manufacturing Ltd. welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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