Lead Manufacturing Engineer: Assembly

Operations Welland, Ontario L3B 5N4, Canada


In this role, you will:

Act as a Manufacturing Engineering Specialist in assembly to follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day product, process and equipment short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. They will provide technical expertise for engine product lines: 275GL+, VHP, VGF and the paint and test cells.

At INNIO, we offer you:

  • An innovative and international connected working environment
  • Flexible working model and structure
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company matched RRSP program
  • Onsite gym facility
  • An upbeat atmosphere with a collaborative cross-functional team

In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Develop manufacturing processes for New Product Introduction (NPI), documenting process changes, driving process and fixture improvements, driving lead and cycle time improvements, cost of quality (COQ), and Environment, Health, & Safety (EHS) actions.
  • Assess, address and validate tool and equipment needs to facilitate safe, timely and cost-effective production of gas reciprocating engine lines for existing product lines and NPIs.
  • Support budgetary requirements and work with vendors, team members and suppliers to ensure on time, cost effective delivery of products and processes.
  • Participate in EHS and LEAN initiatives and use Six Sigma tools for process improvements.
  • Work with Manufacturing Technicians to develop and implement improvements to reduce costs using continuous improvement processes.
  • Manage multiple projects by providing scheduling, resource management, budget control, and EHS compliance.
  • Interface with manufacturing, sales, marketing, and other support teams to complete projects to meet EHS, production, quality, cost savings, and new product development goals within schedule and budget.
  • Assure that all engineering designs and technical data are complete and accurately documented to provide an accurate technical / historical base for future reference and to meet customer / end user requirements.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure the development of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) methodology across Assembly areas.

Your profile:

  • Past probationary period (internal candidates).
  • Associate Mechanical Engineering diploma or Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering from an accredited college or university and/or 10+ years of manufacturing operations experience.
  • Lean Six Sigma training or equivalent quality training.
  • Ability to support 2 shift operations.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of manufacturing engineering experience.
  • Prior experience with Lean Manufacturing.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously and support a self-directed teaming environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, technical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes, and provide efficient solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to team projects while supporting the development of technical expertise within the team.