Engineer

ASSA ABLOY

 

 

 

 
   

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Reports To

Engineer

Engineering Manager

Company Background

We're FlexiForce - the world's largest manufacturer of overhead door hardware and components. We believe that safety is everyone’s responsibility and can only be achieved through the active participation of everyone within the organization. We have values. We make quality products, we deliver them on time and we partner with our customers and our suppliers to support mutual success. To do that, we rely on having the best and most capable people on our team. If that's you, we should talk!

 

Values – Each FlexiForce employee lives and breathes the following Values:

Empowerment: We have trust in our people

Innovation: We have the courage to change

Integrity: We stand up for what’s right

Safety: Together we are safe

Teamwork: Together we achieve more

Safety

We are committed to promoting a safe and healthy workplace for all employees, contractors, customers and visitors. In pursuit of our commitment, FlexiForce Canada Inc. will develop, implement and enforce such policies and procedures that promote and provide a healthier, safer work environment.

 

Quality

We continue to promise our loyalty and honesty with our customers through our commitment on high quality standards and practices.

 

Lean

We are working towards developing lean principles in everything we do. Defining value and creating a process flow of how we operate, which will lead to a more efficient and economical delivery to our customer requirements.

Position Overview / Summary

To actively work with operations, sales, intercompany engineering and supply chain staff to integrate the manufacture and/or sourcing of hardware and components. To participate in the development of manufacturing strategies and to optimize manufacturing by location. To develop and execute product and process designs and to participate in the commissioning and qualification of new machinery, processes and products as necessary. To recommend and implement automation solutions that improve efficiency, reduce heavy manual work, and enable the utilization of skilled workers for more complicated production processes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key Responsibilities

The Engineer will be accountable for:

  • Leading and participating in the troubleshooting and optimization of existing roll forming, stamping, assembly and plastics manufacturing processes and equipment, including meeting equipment and process design parameters for safety, throughput and quality.
  • Design and development of new manufacturing processes.
  • Implementing automation projects using both fixed and flexible automation solutions.
  • Enhancement of existing machinery and processes.
  • Evaluating and planning shop floor layout of machinery and production processes.
  • The development and design of electrical controls.
  • Performing or participating in make vs. buy analysis and decisions.
  • Creating drawings and documenting machinery and process changes as necessary.
  • Purchasing materials for engineering projects as necessary.
  • Providing technical support to other departments, including Sales, Production, Purchasing and Maintenance.
  • Active involvement in continuous improvement and Lean initiatives.

 

Qualifications

The minimum required qualifications for this role include:

  • Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technologist degree.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the development, design and commissioning of manufacturing machinery and equipment.
  • Experience developing and designing control systems for mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical and PLC controlled systems.
  • Demonstrated success with the implementation of automation solutions, both with and without robotics.
  • Knowledge of metal forming, tooling and manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of formal quality assurance programs and lean manufacturing practices.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and documents.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects and objectives and prioritizing according to business needs.
  • Effective computer skills including regular use of SolidWorks or equivalent as well as knowledge of MS Office programs.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of CNC and EDM machining processes.
  • Experience preparing and defending business cases for project proposals.
  • Project management skills and experience.

 

Personal Characteristics & Skills

Desired personal characteristics that support success in this role:

  • A desire and enthusiasm for excellence.
  • An ethical approach to business relationships.
  • Ability to leverage relationships to secure best results.
  • An organized approach to managing projects and priorities.
  • Ability to anticipate contingencies and prepare creative solutions / alternatives.
  • Keen problem solving skills

 

Physical Demands

An Engineer will have the ability to:

  • Ability to sit for extended hours
  • Use desktop computer and keyboard
  • Stand and walk for extended hours in a factory setting
  • Occasionally lift up to 50lb
  • Safely and effectively utilize tools in the execution of their assignments

 

Role Requirements

Location

Abbotsford, BC

Hours of Work

Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week.

Travel

International travel may be required for this position

                 

 

 

 

We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA, V2T 6K2

Engineering & Science
0-10%
Entry level
30-Sep-2022