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Manufacturing Engineer

Toronto, ON
The Racking Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for complete oversight and accountability of steel and component contract manufacturing, product quality and logistics. You will develop and recommend systems and tools to be implemented for the manufacturing process, reduce and mitigate the risk of single source procurement for all materials, components, assemblies for client products, and manage, steel suppliers, fabricators/welders, and galvanizing suppliers. You will work with vendors and the product manager to build components at a competitive cost, while you liaise between procurement and manufacturing on the supply of raw materials and take responsibility for verifying that raw materials are to engineered specifications and are consistent in the entire supply chain.

You will deal with day to day fabrication issues and concerns, support procurement and materials management on logistics including bundling and packaging practices while leading manufacturing schedules including maintaining detailed and accurate manufacturing schedules and pushing vendors to meet requirements in accordance with construction timelines. You will work within the market to source alternative vendors and suppliers for raw materials to diversify client supply chain, limiting risk exposure, and build and maintain relationships with all manufacturing related vendors, weldment fabricators, galvanizers, roll form, raw materials consultants and suppliers.

As Manufacturing Engineer you will coordinate with materials manager on availability of components as well as logistical requirements, oversee best practices for shipping with support of procurement manager to ensure that racking components are bundled properly to limit damage in transport, work with procurement manager to validate terms and agreements with suppliers on responsibilities timelines and quality requirements as outlined on contractual purchase orders or supply agreements, and maintain a high level of competency around steel availability as well as hardware supply standards and practices.

Additionally you will stay up today with market conditions around steel supply, ie import export implications, tariffs, market price volatility and spearhead an effort to locate overseas suppliers and consultants in order to remain competitive in a growing marketplace.

You will build QAQC procedures for raw materials, weldment fabricators, roll form fabricators and galvanizers, oversee daily QA, QC practices, create forms, hire and allocate resources, file and organize test reports and documents, work with engineering to verify system specifics to ensure that manufactured products meet project by project requirements, and provide weekly reports for review by engineering, products and procurement.

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical engineering preferred 
  • 2-3 years' experience in manufacturing with a focus on steel, racking systems, or related industry. 
  • Valid drivers license required
  • Weekly travel to fabricators and other vendors will be required to keep up with day to day activities.
  • Visit project sites and or vendors as needed to deal with product quality issues
Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada without restriction will be considered. No sponsorship provided. 
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