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OPORTUNIDADES DE EMPREGO ATUAIS

Canada

Westward Parts Services Ltd. serves the Western Canadian agriculture markets from its facilities in Red Deer, Regina and Winnipeg. 

 

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

Working as part of the Customer Service Team and along with other cross functional team members, this role is responsible for providing an enjoyable customer experience as the primary point of contact for our customers.  This role is responsible to handle a large volume of inbound phone and email communications and customer orders.  The ideal candidate for this role is highly customer focused and thrives in a fast paced team environment. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver an enjoyable customer experience by following established customer service standards and processes
  • Respond to phone, online and/or fax orders from customers efficiently and accurately
  • Provide knowledge and assistance to customers on products, help to identify products, provide price quotations and expected delivery times
  • Confirm and process orders and update accounts payable information in the computer system
  • Provide customers with updates to seasonal programs or changes in policies as required
  • Work with customers and team members to find acceptable solutions to questions or concerns.
  • Track and trace packages with multiple carriers
  • Contribute to the strategic goals by creating a positive work environment that includes respect for others, open communication and a commitment to teamwork.
  • Participate in team meetings and take part in training and other learning opportunities to expand knowledge
  • Other responsibilities as required and/or as assigned by the Customer Service Manager
  • The standard schedule of work for this role is varied to accommodate the busy harvest season and may include the occasional weekend shift and/or alterations to the hours of operation

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma required. Additional education in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration or Agriculture will be an asset.
  • 2+ years customer service experience within a manufacturing, logistics or distribution warehouse is preferred.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent customer service, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to think outside the box and provide solutions.
  • Exhibits a friendly, positive approach to providing to customer service experience
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of agricultural, plumbing, sprayer parts/liquid handling parts considered an asset
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new products, processes and market conditions
  • Knowledge of JDE-Oracle and CISCO is an asset, but not necessary.

PURPOSE and SCOPE

This role involves creating, planning, and executing training programs for the organization. It includes maintaining an annual training schedule covering key areas such as PME, Safety, and other soft skills. Additionally, the position involves sourcing and coordinating non-PME training, supporting outside facilitators, and interacting with different levels of the organization to identify and address training needs and coordinate employee use of the Linamar Steel courses. The role also acts as a project manager/coordinator and lead for T&D projects as needed, providing assistance in organizing, facilitating, communicating, and tracking various MacDon training programs and activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Create annual training calendar for MacDon
  • Coordinate E1T1 and support program
  • Develop registration and tracking system to identify employees who need to be trained in various skills
  • Maintain T&D team training manual
  • This role is focused on helping to ensure compliance with training requirements in various roles
  • Source and coordinate training sessions for non-PME related training including but not limited to Safety, business skills, etc. This includes all details of planning and executing training sessions, including procuring and organizing the participants, instructors, rooms, technology (computers, projectors, software, MS Teams, Zoom, etc.), invitations, printed materials, and other required training material, tools, hardware, etc.)
  • Also includes troubleshooting issues that arise before, during and after sessions, and handling session feedback and follow-up
  • Register employees for Steel courses, communicating and coordinating efforts with employees and Linamar
  • Act as project lead to ensure consistency and accuracy of JDE – Power Bi system; including maintaining Categories, Codes, and related data
  • Maintaining accurate training planning spreadsheets
  • Maintaining accurate Training Records Reports
  • Collect, organize, and submit all required documents for training grants
  • Send new hire emails weekly and record in Onboarding spreadsheet
  • Administer the Tuition Reimbursement and NPPE programs
  • Deliver training and/or information sessions (including Onboarding), both in-person and remotely via Teams/Zoom and other subjects as required
  • Work and communicate with other areas to ensure all new hire candidates are identified especially students and liaise to address specific needs/training

 

SECONDARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Upload training data into Oracle as required
  • Support the STAR performance management system
  • Update and revise current training material
  • Create new training material
  • Other Training and HR tasks and duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills and Knowledge

  • Highly organized with strong administration and coordination skills, and excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to convey information to others effectively.
  • Ability to work in an office environment but also able to work and communicate with employees on the shop floor, and able to move between buildings often throughout the workday.

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Business, Training or a related field and Human Resources Management Certification (CHRP), or Adult Education Certification an asset
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a Training or Human Resource role, with exposure to a broad spectrum of Training and/or Human Resource activities, or equivalent experience.

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:

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

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

A Brake Operator at MacDon Industries operates the Brake Press to bend and form materials with a large variety of tooling, in order to produce components.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive instructions from Supervisor
  • Responsible for set-up including understanding of what tooling to use
  • Count pieces as they are completed
  • Use calipers to measure equipment
  • Responsible for run quantities per operation sheet
  • Keep pace with production schedule and work within stated timelines to ensure targeted outputs
  • Receive and interpret written documents (SOP’s, OMS sheets etc.) as well as verbal in order to guide work processes
  • Ability to work safely and inform Supervisor of anything unusual or unsafe
  • Maintain a clean work area using 5S methodology

Qualifications:

  • 3 years’ experience running a Brake Press
  • Experience in component manufacturing operations
  • Ability to read from technical drawings
  • Strong knowledge of measuring tools including Protractors, Calipers, Rulers and Hand Tools
  • To comprehend and deliver verbal communication as well as reading and comprehension of written documentation
  • Good recognition of basic numeric data, parts and material
  • Know and understand WHMIS labeling system
  • Strong awareness of safety requirements
  • Shift work required

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 Distribution Centre Supervisor, the main responsibilities of the position will be handling of service parts for inbound receiving and outbound shipments at the Distribution Centre. The applicant will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of items received from vendors following all MacDon packaging standards. Outbound shipments will be accurately picked to the customers specifications and shipped across the globe.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pick and ship service parts.
  • Follow quality guidelines and MacDon packaging standards.
  • Use of carrier specific applications to create shipments to customer specifications.
  • Consolidate customer items efficiently into over packs.
  • Load and Unload trucks in an efficient and safe manner indoors and outdoors.
  • Operate order picker, turret truck, double deep reach truck, combi-lift and counter balance forklifts.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work at heights of 39 ft.
  • Ability to react to changing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Ensure parts coming into the Distribution Center are counted, and received
  • Package parts to the MacDon Packaging Standard.
  • Use DSI and scripts for transactions throughout the Distribution Centre.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A self-starter requiring minimal supervision.
  • A team player exhibiting a willingness to take on new challenges.
  • Clear communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Counting accuracy is essential.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel an asset.
  • Physically fit and capable of performing all normal warehouse activities.
  • High level of manual dexterity is required.
  • Forklift experience and license required.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license.
  • Shift work as required in season.

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 and SCOPE:

 

Reporting to the Director of Global Product Support, the Product Support Supervisor coordinates a team of in-territory representatives to provide after sales support for MacDon equipment. They schedule staff activities, assist with troubleshooting of technical issues, and drive continued improvement within the group.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate support activities conducted by the North American Product Support Representatives including field support, call support, issue reports, etc
  • Collaborate with the global Product Support team to assist with resolution of field issues
  • Work with Product Support staff in troubleshooting and developing solutions to technical issues
  • Review and provide visibility on daily team activities, expense reports, schedule, leave, etc
  • Provide guidance and support to the Product Support Reps in growing dealer relationships, educating customers, and addressing product issues.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews and work with the team to action growth opportunities
  • Travel with territory representatives to understand and support their work.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Related University or College Degree, or equivalent experience
  • Proven leadership experience with a focus on relationship building
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with a remote team
  • A solid technical background in diagnosis and repair of Mechanical, Hydraulic and Electrical systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Products: Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel ((up to 20% of time) in North America and internationally
  • Must hold and maintain valid driver’s license

 

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.

Do you love learning? Are you excited about the success and development of others? If you are interested in working in the Learning & Development field, have experience in designing or delivering training to adult learners, and want a chance to develop your own skills while contributing to learning in a global and diverse company, take a look at this opportunity.

The role is a Corporate T&D specialist who will have a key role to work with all aspects of training, focusing primarily on business skills and competencies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

  • Supports the strategy realization of MacDon with key focus on competency development, business skills and leadership skills training.
  • Continuously improves onboarding/orientation process.
  • Conducts needs assessment through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and communication with internal customers and external sources.
  • Sources trainers/programs to support training requirements providing recommendations for best options.
  • Creates and/or acquires training procedure manuals, guides, and course materials.
  • Presents training and development programs using various forms and formats including group discussion, lecture, simulations, videos in person, recorded and virtually.
  • Provides coaching.
  • Maintains knowledge of the latest trends in training and development

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Business, or a related field
  • Certificate in Adult Continuing education is preferred.
  • Change Management, Project Management, Coaching, or Emotional Intelligence certification is an asset.
  • Proven ability to develop and successfully implement training programs.
  • Human Resources Management Certification (CHRP) considered an asset.
  • Ability to influence and build relationship with stakeholders.

Skills and Knowledge

  • 2-4 years’ experience training both in-person and virtually
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Strong time-management skills and the ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Must have intermediate to advanced knowledge with MS Office, Power Point and Excel.

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.

A unique opportunity to leverage your years of process innovation, facility design experience, or complex project leadership - to set new service level standards in the global agricultural equipment industry. Experience an empowering work environment with competitive benefits and the opportunity to provide strategic leadership across MacDon’s expanding network of Parts Distribution Centres. For over 75 years MacDon has been a world leader in technology, innovation, and manufacturing of high-performance harvesting equipment. MacDon products are distributed and supported worldwide from facilities in Canada, the United States, Australia, Brazil, and Germany. This opportunity to join our senior leadership team is well suited for an innovative professional with expertise in state-of-the-art warehousing and process optimization. Consideration will be given to qualified applicants located near any one of our North American facilities including: Winnipeg, MB (HO & factory). Red Deer, AB. Regina, SK. or Kansas City, MO.

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

Reporting to the Vice President, Global Parts and Service, the Director of Global Parts Operations is directly responsible for North American service parts warehouse leadership, teams, systems, facilities, and logistics. As well, this role will provide guidance for worldwide aftermarket product and parts distribution. The Director of Global Parts Operations will collaborate closely with the Director of Global Parts Sales and Support and other senior leaders across our businesses and brands, to evolve current and future service parts warehouses into a cohesive state-of-the-art system of Parts Distribution Centres serving our worldwide network of agricultural and industrial customers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads the global alignment and operation of all Service Parts warehousing and distribution facilities and strategic 3PL (third party logistics) agreements in support of corporate growth strategies and goals.
  • Provides direct leadership for Service Parts warehouse/PDC management across North America, empowering ownership throughout the skilled team and ensuring a safe work environment and culture.
  • Provides indirect leadership for regional Parts teams and facilities outside of North America, collaborating with regional GMs and Parts Managers on all aspects of warehousing & logistics to ensure consistent practices and customer experience globally.
  • Strives for industry-best order fulfillment experience for each dealer location through fast, efficient, transparent customer service.
  • Oversees the planning, approval and execution of all PDC investment projects from system and racking improvements, strategic automation installations, through to new facility designs and launches.
  • Leads the implementation and optimization of a network wide Warehouse Management System to support multiple businesses within a shared service structure for parts distribution.
  • Collaborates with customer-facing teams to ensure efficient placement and movement of service parts and aftermarket inventory.
  • Coordinates cross-functional initiatives with Operations and Engineering stakeholders to implement creative sourcing and production solutions to increase turns and optimize inventory.
  • Develops and manages Departmental capital and expense budgets for North American service parts warehousing and logistics.
  • Involved in hiring, mentorship, and development of skilled teams and leaders, championing corporate initiatives such as waste elimination, sustainability (Net Zero by 2050), and diversity across all areas of responsibility.
  • Stays well connected with global customers, dealers, and Parts Operations personnel through frequent communication and site visits as required to continuously improve effectiveness and ease-of-doing business in all areas of responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The successful candidate is a creative problem solver and empowering leader with experience designing and implementing innovative solutions in a complex warehouse, distribution, or production environment.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience leading skilled teams and/or complex projects.
  • Relevant university degree or diploma in workflow/process engineering, business administration, or supply chain management
  • Exceptional planning and communication skills. 
  • Experience implementing best practices and launching new systems.
  • Experience successfully aligning across multiple teams, departments, or business units. 
  • Willing and able to travel effectively while achieving a rewarding work/life balance.
  • Agricultural experience or farm background is an asset.

PURPOSE and SCOPE:

Manage, plan and execute the activities of the Tool Build Shop to ensure timely and cost effective tools are built to 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 Build department
  • To continuously innovate, improve and manage the department's processes
  • Assess and prioritize tool request submissions and allocate labour and material.
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to meet required dates for product releases, and production requirements. 
  • Communicate to Production Leadership on requirements and commitments.
  • Take an active role in tool design, build and commissioning.
  • Innovate and improve company tools to improve manufacturability and user experience.
  • Maintain area using lean techniques such as 5S, TPM and Visual Standards.
  • Perform screening of TRs and work-order completions to ensure proper closure.
  • Ensure complete documentation of tools in JDE and other systems.
  • Ensure department follows MacDon safety systems and procedures.
  • Plan manpower schedules.
  • Participate in the internal hiring process. Approves performance reviews. Ensures alignment of skills and development plan(s) for individual employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

  • Relevant post secondary education.
  • Five years of experience in a similar role or previous experience in a Supervisory role in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Green Belt certification an asset. Knowledge of Lean tools, problem solving, facilitation

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of safety requirements.
  • Previous experience working with a Collective Agreement an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication skills.

PURPOSE and SCOPE

This position administers Workers Compensation Board (WCB), short term disability and long term disability claims by communicating with the appropriate parties. Coordinates and develops return to work accommodations and assists with developing disability management programs.  Develops wellness initiatives related to health and wellness.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

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

  • Plan and implement internal communication and education about the disability management program for all stakeholders.
  • Develops return to work accommodations by communicating with employees, leaders and the bargaining unit to establish an appropriate reintegration plan. 
  • Administer WCB, Short Term and Long Term Disability and to ensure appropriate adjudication of claims.
  • Work with the insurers to develop an injury management plan for the injured employee.
  • Identify appropriate modified/transitional work and assigning injured or absent employee to identified tasks. This will include assessing workstations within the Manufacturing facilities when required.
  • Maintaining confidential case records is imperative.
  • Coordinate ergonomic consults as required.
  • Assist with Health and Wellness initiatives, which may include such items as Safe Lifting, Ergonomics, Wellness, etc.
  • Enter relative data into HRIS systems as it relates to leave and disability.
  • Following and adhering to developed processes and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and Experience

  • Post secondary education in Disability Management and Human Resources Management Certification (CHRP) an asset.
  • Three to four years previous experience in Human Resources including knowledge of Safety and Disability.

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, Workers Compensation and other legislation as it relates to disability management.
  • Previous experience in facilitating and coordinating a return to work program.
  • Ability to liaise with benefit carriers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality/privacy of others with the highest confidence, as well as company documents and records is imperative.
  • Working knowledge of software products such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Office, etc. required.

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

The MacDon Custom Harvest Supervisor will plan, execute, and continuously improve the MacDon Custom Harvest Program.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinate all Custom Harvest support activities:

  • Create and manage annual sales and expense budget.
  • Develop parts forecast and demand plan.
  • Work with dealers to develop a parts stocking strategy.
  • Act as the primary Customer Service Contact for Custom Harvest Cutters.
  • Collaborate with MacDon and dealer personnel to investigate, troubleshoot and resolve product issues.

Provide Leadership to the Custom Harvest Team

  • Recruit, mentor and support the Harvest Support Reps.
  • Create and implement training program for new and returning team members.
  • Build a strong results-oriented team culture.

Assist with continuous improvement of the MacDon Support Network

  • Provide feedback to factory and design engineering teams based on program field experience.
  • Support dealers with both technical assistance and developing capabilities based on harvest experience. 
  • Identify areas within the network to optimize inventory, including in MacDon facilities, Harvest Support Trailers and with dealerships supporting the custom harvest run.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Related University or College Degree.
  • Experience in project coordination with demonstrated problem-solving, planning and administration abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to work in both team and independent settings.
  • A solid background in Mechanical, Hydraulic and Electrical systems.
  • Familiar in the operation of farm machinery or a farm background, particularly experience with Hay and Grain harvesting equipment.
  • Travel is required up to 75% of the time. Valid passport required (must be able to cross Canadian/US Border).
  • Must hold and maintain valid driver’s license.
  • Ideally located in the Kansas City area, but open to alternatives for the right candidate.

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.