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AKTUELLE STELLENANGEBOTE

Canada

PURPOSE and SCOPE

Support the Human Resources and Payroll Department by performing various administrative and clerical functions. This position assists with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department’s functions and duties.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities for this position:

 

  • Perform administrative and clerical functions for the Human Resources and Payroll Department.
  • Input all employee changes into applicable Human Resource Information Systems such as Oracle HCM, JDE and UKG. Enter information for new hires, employee transfers, changes in employment parameters, rate changes, employment status changes, terminations, employee pictures, etc.
  • Complete new hire documentation, set up and maintain employee files and records; both hard copy and electronic.
  • Prepare weekly reports of different employment parameters to management.
  • Assist with quarter and annual performance review process of both hourly and salaried employees.  
  • Update and maintain Organization Charts in Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint.
  • Provide assistance to employees on various Human Resource matters, ensuring that policies and procedures are adhered to. Escalate critical or complex issues to appropriate Human Resource staff.
  • Create employment verification letters for hourly and salary employees upon request.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and Experience

  • Post secondary education in Business or a related field and Human Resources Management Certification (CHRP) an asset.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a Human Resource department, with exposure to a broad spectrum of Human Resource activities, or equivalent experience.

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite. 
  • JD Edwards, Oracle Human Capital Management and UKG knowledge is considered an asset.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Confidentiality essential.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

A MacDon Industries Journeyperson Industrial Electrician diagnoses and repairs failed electrical components on factory equipment, including sophisticated production machines, mechanical or electrical equipment, and hydraulic or pneumatic equipment. They also construct, fabricate, and install electrical equipment and wiring for assigned projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and build electrical/network power circuits and PLC Programming Ladder Logic.
  • Repairs factory production and building equipment by diagnosing failed electrical components by observation or dismantling and then repairing or replacing the components
  • Plan work and perform jobs with minimum supervision.
  • Review written documents such as work orders and equipment-specific manufacturer’s publications to perform repairs.
  • Plan and prioritize workflow according to business needs and management instructions.
  • Use computerized software, prints, manufacturer’s instructions sheets and sketches to assist in repair work.
  • Perform preventative maintenance to equipment as per automated report system.
  • Order necessary parts and materials and work with suppliers and participate in supplier meetings.
  • May operate a forklift and material handling equipment on an as-needed basis depending on the departmental needs.
  • Train an apprentice as part of a formal program or work with junior staff as part of informal training and mentoring in job performance.
  • Complete maintenance shift report at the completion of each shift using computerized software.
  • Make electrical repairs to all types of mobile, building, production, and hydraulic equipment.
  • Must be able to weld, solder, and use cutting torches.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Extreme temperatures (heat/cold).
  • High noise levels.

Qualifications:

  • Must hold a certified Journeyperson Industrial Electrical License or Equivalent issued by the Province of Manitoba or bear the Red Seal Certificate from another jurisdiction.
  • Layout and install machines according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Operate forklift and material handling equipment as required.
  • Successful completion of all MacDon pre-screening assessments.
  • Order necessary parts and materials and liaison with suppliers for these items.

Rate $35.42 per hour

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

A Spray Painter at MacDon Industries performs tasks as related to the powder application and liquid painting of parts ensuring that a quality product is being produced.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs tasks as related to the powder application and liquid painting of parts, and ensuring that a quality product is being produced.
  • Powder coating parts using electrostatic powder guns while maintaining MacDon quality standards.
  • Experienced with mixing paints for liquid application.
  • Clean and maintain the powder room.
  • Apply touch-ups on the Assembly line and work with the liquid booth when required.
  • Perform maintenance on the powder or liquid booths as required.
  • Use and read the various types of powder thickness and gloss gauges accurately.  
  • Clean and maintain painting and coating, ventilation, compressed air, and personal protective equipment.
  • Identify material issues and implement proper corrective action.
  • Help determine causes of rework problems and suggest solutions.
  • Ensure and maintain procedures and quality standards.
  • Notify supervision of any damage to equipment or tooling.
  • To work safely and point out anything that may be unusual or unsafe to supervision.
  • Operate overhead crane.
  • Know and understand the WHMIS labeling system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of all MacDon pre-screening assessments, including a Powder and liquid paint test.
  • Secondary school (high school diploma or equivalent).
  • Experience working in a Paint Shop. Powder application and liquid paint application experience.
  • Proven ability to determine various types of powder thickness and gloss gauges accurately.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with basic hand-held and air tools.
  • Clear communication (understanding written and verbal cues).
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the following requirements:
  • Physically able to lift up to 47 pounds.
  • Physically able to twist and bend frequently.
  • Physically able to walk and/or stand for eight hours.
  • Maintain a good attendance record and comply with company rules and regulations.
  • Able to do shift work (rotating shifts).

PURPOSE and SCOPE

The Product Support Specialist acts as resident group technical expert for designated product(s). They maintain a high level of product knowledge and technical know-how, leveraging this to assist frontline employee’s. They own identification and management of technical issues related to their designated product(s), along with driving action within the organization to address them. They are responsible for the effective communication of relevant issue information between the global frontline team and the wider organization. Additional responsibilities include providing input to development teams on the new design projects, assisting with training/technical publication development, and technical mentorship to the broader company

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities for this position:

  • Continuously develop and enhance product and application knowledge to act as the resident product support expert for the assigned product.
  • Work with the Product Support Representatives, Supervisors, Territory Managers and Dealer Personnel to investigate and resolve technical field issues.
  • Review and analyze Field Service Management (FSM) reports on a regular basis, determine trends and provide relevant reports.
  • Provide product field performance issues and associated application conditions to the Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Supply Chain departments and propose corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Gather, organize and quantify product field performance data to be available as a source of valuable information in support of current and future product investigations/initiatives/ modifications/etc.
  • Work closely with engineering, manufacturing, purchasing to recommend design or process improvements.
  • Participate in the New Product Development cross functional teams and provide the necessary support from a Product Support perspective.
  • Support the handling of nonconformance system on an as required basis.
  • Review and audit technical publications.
  • As requested, participate in customer/dealer visits to support education, product sales, improvement initiatives and problem resolution.
  • Develop and deliver technical training information to Dealers and Customers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Related University or College degree, or internship.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a related field

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good trouble shooting skills.
  • Understanding of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems on mobile equipment.
  • Farm background and understanding of agriculture equipment.
  • Good communication skills; oral and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Products including: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer relations management skills and proven ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with staff and customers.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Good planning and administration abilities.
  • Ability to work in both team and individual situations.
  • Ability to travel internationally; valid passport required.
  • Must hold and maintain valid driver’s license and be able to cross Canadian US border.

Purpose and Scope:

Reporting to the Superintendent of Facilities and Maintenance, The Fleet Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership to fleet maintenance employees and managing the acquisition, assignment, utilization, maintenance, repair, replacement and disposal of our Mobile Fleet within MacDon Industries.

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with production and maintenance to improve uptime on equipment (forklifts, power movers, battery charging, trucks, buses and other equipment) through use of data and root cause analysis.
  • Coordinate and oversee outside contractors to acquire and maintain mobile equipment.
  • Gather and analyze data to create reports that track total cost of ownership (TCO), mean time between failure (MTBF), and mean time between repairs (MTBR).
  • Prepare budgets for acquisition, rental and maintenance of mobile equipment.
  • Evaluate facility infrastructure to ensure satisfactory charging and storage requirements for mobile equipment, parts, fuel and consumables.
  • Determine requirements for spare parts, supplies, and materials inventory. 
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and safety standards.
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement events.
  • Utilize lean methodologies to identify and reduce waste.
  • Create “Request for Proposal” data packages related to mobile equipment.
  • Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) to develop and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Management of the MacDon shuttle bus and drivers to ensure employees arrive on-time for their shifts.
  • Develop and implement training modules for mobile fleet use and care.
  • Develops and implements vehicle and equipment preventive maintenance programs.
  • Oversees and manages the campus fueling stations ensuring compliance to environmental regulations and continuity in our operations.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education related to auto mechanics, heavy equipment or engineering is preferred; an equivalent level of education and experience will be considered
  • At least 5 years of experience in Fleet Management and Maintenance with forklifts, power movers, battery charging, trucks, buses and other equipment.
  • Experience in creating and establishing fleet policies and procedures.
  • Experience managing employees and contractors.
  • Experience as an auto mechanic an asset.
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.


Skills and Knowledge

  • Practical knowledge in the operation and maintenance of a production facility.
  • Must possess excellent presentation, organization, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with local codes in regards to mobile equipment, fire codes, emission codes, safety requirements.
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Evening on call and shift may be required.

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

This role directly reports to the Senior Manager of Global Brand and Events. It is responsible for assisting in creating marketing materials and organizing the planning strategies required for their successful execution and distribution. This person will also collaborate in planning and executing various internal and customer-facing events.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities for this position:

  • Collaborate in the planning and executing events for dealers, customers, and employees.
  • Collaborate in the planning and purchasing of promotional goods and materials.
  • Liaison with customers, dealers, territory managers, and internal departments assisting in the creation of various marketing materials.
  • Provide creative support, including copy editing, translation management, and management of updates, distribution, and version control of printed assets.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and suppliers and perform administrative duties.
  • Coordinate media buys and manage the budget.
  • Assist with factory tours and programs.
  • Manage sponsorship and industry partnerships.
     

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience

  • A post-secondary education related to Business and/or Agriculture.
  • Previous farming or agri-business experience is an asset.


Skills and Knowledge

  • Exceptional oral and written skills are required.
  • Experience working for Microsoft Office products is required.
  • Team player – Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Some travel is required.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

Participate as part of a team in the design, development, and continuous improvement of fabrication, weld, assembly, paint, and material handling tools and fixtures.

            JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participation as a team member in all team project activities as identified, including but not limited to:
    • Develop detailed tool designs to meet objectives of cycle time, tolerances, cost, etc.
    • Identify, analyze, and mitigate tool design risks. 
    • Tool build planning, commissioning, and support
    • Assist in tool set-up instructions.
    • Project planning
  • Development of CAD models, drawings, and supporting information that meet MacDon requirements
  • Engineering analysis of designs using hand calculations and electronic FEA (and other) tools to confirm design capabilities
  • Participate in design reviews to provide feedback regarding optimization or ease of tool design.
  • Review Engineering Change Notices (ECNs) for impact to tooling, processes, and work instructions and coordinate necessary changes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Evening on call may be required.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited Engineering or Technology Program.
  • Eligibility for EGM or CTTAM registration.
  • Must possess excellent presentation, organization, communication and logical problem-solving skills.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Internships or significant projects focused on machinery manufacturing or design.
  • Knowledge of mechanical components, hydraulic systems, or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of lean manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with Off-road or Industrial Machinery and Manufacturers
  • Familiarity with traditional manufacturing processes (e.g., conventional and CNC machining, laser cutting, brake press forming, punching, welding and powder coat painting).
  • Familiarity with a CAD system, FEA software, and design calculations.

PURPOSE and SCOPE

Lead the Plant to achieve the annual strategic plan. Lead a cross-functional team of over 50 employees. Scope includes all aspects of the business unit operation, including annual planning, cost-centre and inventory management, personnel management, and production management.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for leading, managing and overseeing all aspects of the business unit including annual planning, P&L, personnel management, and production management.
  • Plant areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:
    • Production facility management,
    • Receiving, Warehousing: indoors and yard,
    • Materials staging for header line purchased parts, including trailer storage contractor,
    • Materials management for kits assembly,
    • Assembly,
    • Whole goods materials management, inter-plant transfer,
    • Quality Control.
  • Coordinating with other departments and functions including but not limited to Sales, Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Facilities and Maintenance, Security, Planning and Scheduling, Supply Chain, Components Manufacturing, 680 Moray Receiving and Shipping, and Outsourcing Vendors.
  • Supporting the development of the strategic plan and annual plans in support.
  • Responsible and accountable for achieving targets for safety, quality, morale, and productivity, and for meeting the plan for production delivery and schedule, cost-centre expense management, and inventory levels.
  • Responsible for identifying candidate parts for component manufacturing repatriation, and leading implementation efforts.
  • Responsible for proper application of company policies and procedures and Quality Management System.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and following robust business and operations processes.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring.  Lead by example.  Model the way.
  • Lead and collaborate with peer leaders to accomplish company goals for the greater good.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report as required to the Vice-President of Operations on Plant performance and status.
  • Responsible for safe work procedures, safety inspections, 5S, PM/TPM, standard work.
  • Plan and manage staffing levels, including planning of vacations, absences and performance management and recruitment.
  • Performance management of hourly and salaried employees, which includes proper application of the CBA and objective-based and behaviour-based performance reviews.
  • Support and liaise with other MacDon production facilities as required.
  • Follow and continuously improve the associated processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in business, manufacturing, quality, engineering, or related discipline
  • 10 years of experience in operations in a manufacturing environment.
  • 5 years of experience in a people management role
  • APICS and/or Lean Green Belt Certification preferred.
  • Experience with ERP systems

Skills and Knowledge

  • Solid experience with employee development and performance management.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and problem-solving ability.
  • Highly effective leadership abilities
  • Adaptable to changing environment.
  • Knowledge of operational financial measures, such as Non-Cash Working Capital, Operating Earnings, etc.
  • Knowledge of Kaizen for process improvement, and lean manufacturing tools, pull systems (KanBan and Min-Max)
  • Results Driven; Data-based decision making
  • Team-oriented; good team player.
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of MS office software; Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Available to travel. Able to cross the Canadian/US border and other countries as necessary.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid passport and driver’s license.

PURPOSE and SCOPE

Reporting to the Director of Operations Services, this position is responsible for the management, planning and execution of all activities in Tool Design Engineering and the Tool Build Shop to ensure timely and cost effective team deliverables for Tool Development and Build that meet the needs of the company.

 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities for this position:

  • To coach and grow team members in Tool Design and Tool Build
  • Develop project management plans (timelines, budgets, and deliverables) that meet requirements of New Product Development plans.
  • Support our preventative maintenance strategy and plan for jigs and fixtures.
  • Mentor team members as needed and implement development plans for team members with the involvement of the Director.
  • Develop & monitor metrics and define KPIs for the department
  • Perform periodic performance reviews of direct reports.
  • Support and participate in the Ci process, always striving to continuously improve our processes.
  • Participate with the Director in the management of team composition.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited Engineering or Technology program.
  • Eligibility for EGM or CTTAM registration.
  • Proven experience leading multiple groups.
  • Proven experience working in a cross-functional setting.
  • Demonstrated experience designing tools for welding applications.
  • A solid background in mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems with electrical and automation systems being an asset.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Solid experience with employee development and performance management.
  • Experience with fabrication processes and welding processes.
  • Excellent knowledge of CAD systems with Solid Edge being an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience applying Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance.
  • Must possess excellent presentation, organization, communication and logical problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and develop employees.
  • Capable in the use of MS office software; Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Available to travel. Able to cross the Canadian/US border and other countries as necessary.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

This position oversees shipping, receiving, logistics and/or Advanced Warehouse planning. Lead a group of Distribution Center employees ensure productivity measures are being met.  Each DC Lead will be responsible for a functional area of the Distribution Center.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Shipping/Receiving

  • Monitor functional area and ensure staff are handling product as per quality standards.
  • Monitor functional area and ensure staff is preforming activities as per the shipping and receiving schedule.
  • Ensure trailers are being loaded and unloaded in reasonable timeframe.
  • Assist staff with questions regarding basic work functions.
  • Preform functional area stand-up meetings.
  • Motivate and encourage teamwork to accomplish scheduled tasks.
  • Schedule couriers for time sensitive pick-ups.
  • Train new staff on basic functional area tasks.
  • Maintain functional area supplies.
  • Ensure daily clean-up of functional area by staff.
  • Any other duties assigned by Distribution Centre Manager.

Logistics/Planning

  • Monitor DC KPI’s, investigate and adjust areas failing to meet the standards.
  • Assign work to DC personnel.
  • Monitor orders in queue and release to warehouse in priority sequence.
  • Plan inbound and outbound schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

  • Certified forklift operating license required.
  • Minimum three to five years of progressive Shipping and Receiving experience, or equivalent experience; a minimum of three years at the supervisory level.
  • JD Edwards experience is beneficial.
  • Advanced Warehouse Management system experience is beneficial.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license.
  • Shift work as required in season.

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent Computer skills.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Reporting to the Warranty Services Manager, the Warranty coordinator processes warranty claims and assists customers through the entire claims process. Your responsibilities include collecting data from technicians, communicating with the customer, processing warranty claims, tracking parts, and assessing warranty coverage limits. You review warranty submissions, accept or reject claims, collaborate with vendors, and address any issues and settle disputes relating to the warranty contract. You also make suggestions to provide customer satisfaction and enhance customer experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities for this position:

  • Review and adjudicate all warranty claims received via MacDon’s online warranty system to ensure that all are properly documented and verifying that all criteria required by MacDon Warranty has been provided.
  • Enter any paper warranty claims received into MacDon’s warranty system ensuring that all are properly documented and verifying that all criteria required by MacDon Warranty has been provided.
  • When additional information is required to adjudicate claims, the Warranty Coordinator must be able to clearly and professionally communicate with both internal and external personnel to obtain the required information they need to effectively process a claim.
  • Based on MacDon’s Warranty Policies, the coordinator will adjudicate and approve warranty claims using their own technical experience along with relevant MacDon publications to ensure correct labour and components are being claimed. This person will be able to adjust claim amounts if required using their technical expertise.
  • Maintaining Product Update files within MacDon’s warranty system. By creating the program within MacDon’s warranty system and inputting updates in real time.
  • Attend meetings both in person and virtual on a weekly basis will internal departments.
  • Assist in maintaining an accurate dealer and equipment database including dealer labour rates, warranty start and end dates and any other items that may come to your attention. Reporting any error to the appropriate resource to have the database corrected.
  • Generate warranty reports using MacDon’s reporting tool, Cognos, as well as creating new reporting as required.
  • Assist in maintaining  the Warranty process documents as changes occur. As well provide process improvement suggestions.
  • The Warranty Coordinator should also keep abreast of all company announcements.
  • Must maintain their knowledge of MacDon’s warranty policies and how it affects the dealer network.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Warranty Services Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Strong Mechanical / technical background
  • 3 years experience in a warranty environment.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Hydraulic, Mechanical, and Electrical systems.
  • Strong Customer Service skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Substantial proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer as well with the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • The use of JDE MR system would be an asset.
  • Farm background and understanding of agriculture equipment is an asset.

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

Reporting to the Credit Manager the Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for the following duties:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Check and process settlements/payments received from Customers for equipment through an ERP system. This process requires advanced knowledge and skills in accounting and accounts receivable.
  • Communicate errors on settlements to customers and resolve settlement issues.
  • Process payment of commissions and discounts to the Distributor and Finance Company.
  • Monitor accounts for past-due items and make collection calls under the direction of the Credit Manager.
  • Record and reconcile sales and inventory reports.
  • Review information on yearly customer incentives, prepare notifications, and associated documents for yearly customer incentive programs.
  • Maintain customer relations, both internally and externally.
  • Other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five years of relevant accounts receivable and credit experience is an asset.
  • Post-secondary education in accounting is an asset.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent customer relations skills.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and good computer skills, particularly in Excel.
  • Experience with JD Edwards and other ERP systems would be an asset.

Purpose and Scope:

Participate as part of a team in the continuous improvement and support of our facilities through preventative maintenance, process development, project planning and implementation, and sustainability initiatives. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with team members to improve uptime on equipment through use of data and root cause analysis
  • Help determine project requirements for changes to facilities and equipment.
  • Gather and analyze data, blueprints, and reports.
  • Analyzing project costs and prepare budgets.
  • Evaluate facility infrastructure to ascertain and improve efficiencies.
  • Coordinate and oversee contractors as required for specific projects.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, building codes, and safety and health standards.
  • Work with production and maintenance to ensure processes are in place to have efficient uptime of equipment
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Utilize lean methodologies to identify and reduce waste.
  • Create “Request for Proposal” data packages related to facility projects.
  • Create and maintain instructions and processes as required.
  • Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) to develop and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • University Degree/Technical Diploma in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or related discipline; P. Eng. designation would be considered an asset.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Facilities Engineer/Technologist or in a similar role.
  • Experience with CAD (Solid Edge) packages.
  • Experience with construction management, including contractor supervision, contract tender or Request for Proposal (RFP) development, bid evaluation, progress payment evaluation and management.
  • Experience in design of industrial exhaust and makeup air ventilation systems, piping systems, industrial effluent treatment, compressed air, and basic control systems, including design specifications such as ACGIH, ASHRAE, SMACNA, etc.


Skills and Knowledge

  • Practical knowledge in the operation and maintenance of a production facility.
  • Must possess excellent presentation, organization, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with local and national building codes, fire codes, plumbing codes, and electrical codes relevant to support the installation or modification of industrial facilities and industrial equipment.
  • Familiarity with safety codes and standards relevant to industrial manufacturing facilities.
  • Electrical controls and PLC systems experience an asset.
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Evening on call and shift may be required.

PURPOSE &SCOPE

Participate as part of a team in the development and continuous improvement of innovative, market leading product designs. Team compositions vary and change from time to time, but will involve multiple engineers and technologists, team leaders, prototype shop and test personnel, supply / marketing / product support / publications / manufacturing and other specialists.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participation as a team member in all team project activities as identified, including but not limited to:
    • Project planning
    • Component, subsystem, system designs to meet set objectives of performance, cost, durability, etc.
    • Prototype build planning and support
    • Prototype testing planning and support
    • Tool design and support
    • Development of product and service related publications
    • Materials and manufacturing processes selection
    • Vendor selection
    • Current product engineering support
  • Familiarizing with existing MacDon products and competitive products
  • Development of electronic design models, drawings, and supporting information
  • Engineering analysis of designs using hand calculations and electronic FEA (and other) tools to confirm design capabilities
  • Design and support prototype build and test activities (field and lab test)
  • Review and take appropriate action to all daily test reports
  • Participate in a group or individually in the Root Cause Analysis to of product issues to determine the source of the issue
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally for 1-2 weeks at a time, approximately 4-6 times/year.
  • Strong Mechanical abilities – Experience with machinery repairs is an asset
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited Engineering or Technology program
  • Eligibility for APEGM or CTTAM registration
  • 5 years experience in machine design, and a strong background in mechanical/hydraulic/electrical systems are assets
  • Farm background is highly desirable. Including extensive experience operating and maintaining farm equipment; particularly harvesting equipment used in the markets MacDon competes in globally

PURPOSE &SCOPE

Participate as part of a team in the development and continuous improvement of innovative, market leading product designs. Team compositions vary and change from time to time, but will involve multiple engineers and technologists, team leaders, prototype shop and test personnel, supply / marketing / product support / publications / manufacturing and other specialists.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participation as a team member in all team project activities as identified, including but not limited to:
    • Project planning
    • Component, subsystem, system designs to meet set objectives of performance, cost, durability, etc.
    • Prototype build planning and support
    • Prototype testing planning and support
    • Tool design and support
    • Development of product and service related publications
    • Materials and manufacturing processes selection
    • Vendor selection
    • Current product engineering support
  • Familiarizing with existing MacDon products and competitive products
  • Development of electronic design models, drawings, and supporting information
  • Engineering analysis of designs using hand calculations and electronic FEA (and other) tools to confirm design capabilities
  • Design and support prototype build and test activities (field and lab test)
  • Review and take appropriate action to all daily test reports
  • Participate in a group or individually in the Root Cause Analysis to of product issues to determine the source of the issue
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally for 1-2 weeks at a time, approximately 4-6 times/year.
  • Strong Mechanical abilities – Experience with machinery repairs is an asset
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited Engineering or Technology program
  • Eligibility for APEGM or CTTAM registration
  • Experience in machine design, and a strong background in mechanical/hydraulic/electrical systems are assets
  • Farm background is highly desirable. Including extensive experience operating and maintaining farm equipment; particularly harvesting equipment used in the markets MacDon competes in globally

PURPOSE and SCOPE

 

This is an 8 month term position in the Product Management Support role, will assist with the gathering of product feedback and information. This position works closely with MacDon Product Managers, Engineering, Marketing and Product Support staff. You are responsible to gather and compile information from various test, pilot, and competitive products. This will primarily be in North America. 

 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities that this position must focus on, must achieve and must excel at:

 

  • Support MacDon Product Management in gathering and analyzing data to evaluate new products. Both our own and competitive units.
  • Visit with dealers and customers to collect product feedback and provide input to product development strategies
  • Work cross functionally with Engineering, Marketing and Product Support to align test and pilot programs
  • Gather and compile product information and prepare competitive comparison documents
  • Review and complete product specification documentation
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and Experience

  • Enrolled in (or graduated from) a recognized Ag Business, Engineering or Technology   program.

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills; oral and written.
  • Strong mechanical abilities – experience with machinery repairs is an asset
  • Ability to adapt and willing to learn in various situations
  • Highly motivated individuals with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to travel required, primarily North America.
  • Intuitive, self-motivated and hard working.
  • Good interpersonal relations.
  • Strong Ag and machinery background an asset.

 

Interested applicants can submit resume and cover letter to Human Resources, MacDon Industries Ltd. employment@macdon.com or ysaikina@macdon.com

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Reporting to the North American Sales Manager, this position is the marketing expert on all product related marketing activities. It acts as the technical lead by providing product knowledge and training to MacDon’s inside sales group as well as dealership sales personnel. This position provides input to Engineering on current design changes and new product development based on voice of customer requirements

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities that this position must focus on, must achieve, and must excel at:

  • Train and mentor Inside Sales, Territory Managers and Dealership Sales Representatives on the organization's products and services. Assist the Marketing department to develop training materials to support the organization.
  • Provide support to the field Territory Manager group with field demonstrations and customer clinics.
  • Primary responsibility to lead the Sales & Marketing group in the launch and growth of new products into the market
  • Participate in field reviews of new products and provide on features, benefits and customer requirements.
  • Assist in organization, planning, and representation at various farm/trade shows.
  • Work in cooperation with MacDon's sales staff and engineering personnel as required.
  • Socialize with and assist customers during Factory Tours, Farm Shows, and Field Demonstrations.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

  • University or college degree with a major in Marketing, Agriculture or a related program.
  • Background in agriculture required.

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Advanced communication and organizational skills. Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent customer service, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude and previous experience operating large agricultural machinery.
  • Computer skills and competence with MS products Office, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with J.D. Edwards an asset.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

Participate as part of a team in the design, development, and continuous improvement of fabrication, weld, assembly, paint, and material handling tools and fixtures.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participation as a team member in all team project activities as identified, including but not limited to:
    • Develop detailed tool designs to meet objectives of cycle time, tolerances, cost, etc.
    • Identify, analyze, and mitigate tool design risks. 
    • Tool build planning, commissioning, and support
    • Assist in tool set-up instructions.
    • Project planning
  • Development of CAD models, drawings, and supporting information that meet MacDon requirements
  • Engineering analysis of designs using hand calculations and electronic FEA (and other) tools to confirm design capabilities
  • Participate in design reviews to provide feedback regarding optimization or ease of tool design.
  • Review Engineering Change Notices (ECNs) for impact to tooling, processes, and work instructions and coordinate necessary changes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Evening on call may be required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited Engineering or Technology Program.
  • Eligibility for EGM or CTTAM registration.
  • Must possess excellent presentation, organization, communication and logical problem-solving skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Internships or significant projects focused on machinery manufacturing or design.
  • Knowledge of mechanical components, hydraulic systems, or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of lean manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with Off-road or Industrial Machinery and Manufacturers
  • Familiarity with traditional manufacturing processes (e.g conventional and CNC machining, laser cutting, brake press forming, punching, welding and powder coat painting).
  • Familiarity with a CAD system, FEA software, and design calculations.

PURPOSE and SCOPE

The Employee Relations Coordinator provides guidance and support on day-to-day Human Resources issues including interpretation of the Collective Agreement, interpreting company policies and procedures, attendance management, disciplinary matters, performance management, conflict management and legislation and the Company Disability Management Program.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides guidance and support on day-to-day Human Resources issues including interpretation of the Collective Agreement, interpreting company policies and procedures, attendance management, disciplinary matters, performance management, conflict management and legislation.
  • Participates in the development of effective HR policies and programs.
  • Establishes communication and effective working relationships with Management and Association representatives.
  • Administers the Attendance Management Program.
  • Ensures hourly job classification manual is kept current.
  • Works with the Training and Development Coordinator to develop and keep a current skills matrix.
  • Conducts investigations relative to grievances, discipline, respectful workplace issues and makes recommendations as to the outcome.
  • Develops and delivers training sessions on HR related topics to Supervisors and Managers.
  • Partners with the Return to Work Coordinator in assisting in the accommodation process of employees requiring modified duties. Helps perform workplace assessments.
  • Liaise with the Safety Department and Disability Carriers to complete paperwork and obtain regular updates on return to work dates.
  • Maintain employee data in the HRIS system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • University degree or college diploma in Human Resources.
  • Two to three years progressive experience in Human Resources and Labour Relations in a generalist role or the equivalent experience of working in a labour relations role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in handling grievances and disciplinary meetings.
  • Well-developed understanding and application of employment and labour legislation (i.e. Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, Human Rights Code).
  • Experience with interpreting collective agreements.
  • Experience with HRIS systems.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good understanding of Human Resources programs and related best practices.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels, build rapport and maintain relationships.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills within a busy environment.
  • Travel to other company locations may be required

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

This position will work closely with design and development, manufacturing, supply chain and product support to ensure a high quality and reliability levels are achieved for purchased parts and outsourced services.  Execution of continuous improvement projects to improve the quality of the supply base.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University degree in engineering or sciences
  • Minimum 5 years of applied Supplier Quality Assurance experience in a medium to high volume hi-tech industry
  • Lean six sigma training is an asset
  • QMS audit training
  • Thorough knowledge of Supplier Quality Assurance programs including; selection, qualification, development, auditing and surveillance
  • Solid experience in Quality Management System and Manufacturing Processes auditing methods and techniques
  • Applied experience in statistics and statistical process control

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Development, execution and maintenance of the supplier quality management systems including:
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of MacDon Supplier Quality Requirements.
    • Support the Supplier evaluation, qualification and approval Process.
    • Support the development and maintenance of the MacDon approved vendors list (AVL).
  • Support the development, execution and maintenance of the supplier quality surveillance programs including:
    • Supplier Audit Program
    • Supplier Performance monitoring
    • Supplier Rating System and Reporting
  • Interface with parts, materials and outsourcing suppliers on all quality issues.
  • Work with Procurement to ensure that relevant MacDon quality requirements are included in the purchase orders.
  • Chairing of the Supplier MRB, disposition of supplier nonconforming products and execution of the Supplier Corrective Action System.
  • Participate in the collection of the necessary data and develop the appropriate key performance indicators that accurately depict the quality levels of purchased parts/material and outsourced services. These quality levels are dynamic and should be achieved and increased regularly.
  • Participate in the enhancements and development of measuring reports and tools to accurately depict the overall performance of the supplier quality function.
  • Support the Product Realization Process and represents the Supplier Quality function in the New Product Development cross functional teams.
  • Support the New Product Introduction (NPI) activities from a supplier quality perspective.

We are looking for passionate Engineers or Technologists with a desire to test and validate the next generation of productive harvesting equipment!

You need to be ready to participate within a team environment in the development and the continuous improvement of innovative, market leading products. Team compositions vary and change, but consistently involve multiple engineers, technologists, team leaders, prototype shop and design personnel.  There are also cross functional interactions with supply chain, marketing, product support, publications, manufacturing, and other specialists.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited Engineering or Technology Program
  • Eligibility for EGM or CTTAM registration
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally for 1-2 weeks at a time, approximately 4-6 times/year.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Internships or significant projects focused on the testing of mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical systems
  • Knowledge of mechanical components, hydraulic systems, or electro-mechanical systems
  • Experience working in a hands on environment using hand and power tools
  • Familiarity with Off-road or Industrial Machinery and Manufacturers
  • Familiarity with various types of agricultural production systems
  • Familiarity with a Data Acquisition Systems and processing large quantities of data

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design test fixtures to replicate real world scenarios of MacDon equipment, this includes:
    • Design mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems
    • Develop control software to replicate real world loading/environment
    • Collect data to post process and compare to results from engineering prototypes
  • Instrument field prototypes with sensing and data acquisition equipment
  • Write technical reports and presentations to provide results and recommendations to all stakeholders
  • Participate as a team member in all team project activities as identified, including but not limited to
    • Develop detailed test plans to meet objectives of performance, cost, durability, etc.
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to field test technicians with engineering prototypes
    • Participate in Verification & Validation planning, design reviews, FMEA’s, project development and planning, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

PURPOSE &SCOPE

The Test Technician role is a vital part of an international team of innovators that collaborate to solve critical problems related to the agricultural industry through the development of machinery. These individuals are provided a unique experience in which their problem-solving abilities are tested while they develop their hands-on experience working with prototype machinery. The Test Technician will use their unique perspectives to be an integral part of the research and development of agricultural prototypes through field and lab tests over an 8 - month term.

Term starts date options: September 2023.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with a variety levels of leadership in the Test Department to manage the day to day for field testing activities of prototype machines.
  • Liaise with leadership in performing and completing the verification and validation requirements of their prototype machines.
  • Use project management software to efficiently compile information and prepare reports which are used in the decisions of the engineering design process.
  • Work with the members of the Engineering Shop and Test Department as needed in preparing machines and equipment/tools for testing.
  • Coordinate with Design Engineers on the performance of various systems and processes.
  • Observe test machines in the field and lab, gather electronic data using data acquisition, make valued judgments and discuss observations with customers and team members.
  • Design and fabricate testing jigs and apparatuses to collect and replicate field testing conditions.
  • Analyze and present data through the completion of detailed engineer test reports in conjunction with the Test Leaders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enrolled in (or graduated from) University Engineering or College Engineering Technology program.

 

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Strong Mechanical abilities - experience with machinery repairs is an asset.
  • Ability to adapt and willing to learn in various situations.
  • Highly motivated individuals with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills; oral and written.
  • Intuitive, self-motivated and hard working with lots of patience.
  • Proficient in Windows and Office Software.
  • Good interpersonal relations.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Good planning and administration abilities.
  • Ability to work in both team situations and independently.
  • Extensive experience working with data acquisition systems, sensors and strain gauges is preferred.
  • Available to travel over extended periods of time. (This position does involve potential travel outside of Canada; this is not a mandatory part of the role and students will be asked about their ability/comfort traveling throughout the recruitment process.)
  • Must hold and maintain valid driver's license.