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Engineering Supervisor

  • Job reference: 915395
  • Location: Ontario
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 26/07/2017

Working within our clients leading manufacturing facility in Ontario, Canada, this role presents an exciting opportunity to join an organisation which is ranked as one of the leading Automotive Suppliers in North America and globally in terms of automotive parts sales.

Job Description : Engineering Supervisor

* A university degree in Engineering or equivalent.
* Licensing by a provincial or territorial association of professional engineers is required to approve engineering drawings and reports and to practice as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).
* Four to six years of experience in machining or manufacturing environment.
* Supervisory or project management experience.
* Knowledge of SPC methods, process and machine capability requirements, and lot control techniques.
* Knowledge of Quality and Environmental systems.
* Advance knowledge of APQP process.
* Ability to write monthly reports which address a variety of operational matters.
* Ability to liaise with production managers and co-workers to discuss proposed lay-outs of new equipment and to ensure the requirements for all departments are considered.
* Ability to evaluate the ability of current building systems to address increased demands from plant operations.
* Ability to take precise measurements using specialized equipment and techniques.
* Interact with and lead technicians or technologists for tasks such as creating scale drawings, preparing specifications, writing proposals and developing plant maintenance schedules.
* Experience with the use of statistical analysis software and computer-assisted design, manufacturing and machining.
* Attend formal professional development seminars and conferences as needed. Conduct self directed studies by reading journals and trade publications. Must be aware of new technologies and advances in the engineering field.

* Develop process plans for new parts, time studies and prepare quotations for parts, review existing processes.
* Conduct feasibility studies to determine equipment required and justification.
* Liaise with manufacturing, quality and maintenance departments on manufacturing concerns.
* Investigate and plan industrial type activities such as, takt times, tooling studies, ergonomics and safety reviews.
* Review, Customer Focus Plans, Corrective Actions, and ECN's to facilitate the timely closing of the above.
* Assist in planning and coordinate introduction of new engineering analysis tools such as CAD, CAD/CAM systems, CAT, quotation worksheet.
* Select equipment and material and subcontract sources.
* Supervise installation and initial start up of equipment.
* Perform and document machine tool capability studies.
* Troubleshooting for production problems whenever needed.
* Assign customers to the project engineers to co-ordinate quotations, program introduction, production run jobs, and problem solving.
* Assign, train, develop and supervise the work of manufacturing engineers, student engineers, outside vendors and project assigned production and quality people.
* Assist in the preparation of SRED.
* Responsible for plant layout
* Complete production and completion schedules to track process and progress of projects.

Applicants are encouraged to apply with a Resume quoting reference number 915395.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.