Junior Manufacturing Engineer

Junior Manufacturing Engineer

Join the Norbec team as we begin our manufacturing journey in Ontario. We are excited to offer a ground floor opportunity to be a production team member in something new and ambitious: our 150,000ft2 facility currently under construction in Strathroy, positioned very strategically for our company’s growth.

Why Norbec? We are a Canadian-owned company that is a North American market leader which specializes in manufacturing prefabricated walk-in coolers & freezers, doors, and architectural insulated metal panels. Our products are revolutionizing construction, offering cost-effective and time-saving alternatives to traditional methods while improving energy efficiency and structural integrity.

Location Benefits: For those commuting from London, you’ll often find our facility quicker to reach than navigating the city!

Our Vision: Collaboration, engagement and customer experience are the keys to Norbec’s unparalleled success and reputation. These values are applied each and every day by competent, motivated people that have enabled Norbec to become a leading manufacturer of Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs) for Architectural & Building Envelope solutions in Canada. Our unwavering commitment to sustainability, quality, and innovation is at our core.

Whether it’s our colleagues, associates, suppliers, or our invaluable employees, it’s not just about maintaining and improving machinery and our processes; it’s about upholding the promise of quality and innovation that defines us. With your dedication and expertise, we aim to redefine industry standards, offer innovative solutions to our customers, and solidify our position as trusted partners in this growing market.

Ready to be part of our dynamic team? Apply now and pave the way for a sustainable future with Norbec!

Job Summary

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Junior Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing technical support for the improvement and optimization of manufacturing processes and equipment, in addition to owning small engineering projects.

The specific ownership of the role will grow as required to meet the business need of a rapidly growing greenfield facility, while considering the unique capabilities of the individual selected. This role is part of our development plan for new engineers and future leaders.

Job responsibilities

  • Design improvements/upgrades to manufacturing processes, equipment and workstations to maximize safety, operational efficiency and quality;
  • Develop/revise and document simple, standardized work methods (e.g. procedures and instructions) adapted to each workstation;
  • Ensure the integration of knowledge and skills related to work methods with operators and other resources involved.
  • Analyze operating results and problems, production processes, bottlenecks, work/material/product/information flows, standard times and equipment production capacity in order to identify and implement relevant and sustainable solutions;
  • Support the resolution of technical issues affecting day-to-day production and those aimed at increasing equipment and process reliability (e.g. reducing losses; rejects, unplanned stoppages and costs; increasing speeds, etc.);
  • Contribute to the monitoring and improvement of operational performance indicators (KPIs);
  • Own small to medium operational and capital projects for which he/she is responsible;
  • Contribute to the improvement of processes and the achievement of objectives in health and safety, production, maintenance, continuous improvement, quality and industrial engineering;
  • Listen to employees’ opinions and suggestions;
  • As required, participate in, lead or coordinate work teams, problem-solving activities, Kaizens, etc;
  • Conduct health and safety risk analyses and develop solutions to prevent and correct hazards. Raise employee awareness of safety practices.

Education and experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or other relevant field of expertise
  • Technical problem solving experience
  • Knowledge of continuous lines and PLCs an asset;
  • Experience in continuous improvement an asset;
  • Technical drawing and mechanical design software: Autocad, Inventor, etc. (an asset);
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Power BI.

Key skills required

  • Structured, autonomous, results-oriented;
  • Effective management of priorities, projects and deadlines;
  • Excellent analytical skills, synthesis and practical problem solving;
  • Flexibility, adaptability and creativity;
  • Team spirit and collaboration;
  • Leadership in change management;
  • Customer satisfaction and quality orientation;
  • Coaching and training.

Starting salary from 67,000 to 83,000 annually

Build your career with us. Apply now!