Manufacturing Engineer

Brampton, ON/Remote
Added: February 9, 2024
Company Overview

For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

The Role

MDA is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer/MTS. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of Manufacturing Engineering, from initial design/”proof of principle” hardware, through to the assembly and Integration & Test phase. The role of a Manufacturing Engineer is to determine to most safe and efficient way to produce and test a product.

Job Responsibilities

  • Designing of build and test processes
  • Evaluates manufacturing methods/processes based on proven experience and best practices for commercial and aerospace industry ; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors
  • Improves company manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Internally control (tools and processes) to execute and deliver final products
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods and equipment; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Provides manufacturing engineering information to the engineering/program organizations
  • Completes design and development projects by guiding technicians.
  • Act as point of contact for assistance in troubleshooting and resolving assembly and piece part level issues
  • Participate in product development meetings and make recommendations for product design changes to enhance manufacturing and assembly
  • Determine requirements, select and acquire new capital test equipment through working with the Program & Engineering team
  • Create and maintain a capacity model for all capital equipment
  • Maintain all capital equipment and ensure they are aligned to any provincial standards

Job Requirements/Education

Interested candidates must possess 4+ years of relevant experience, and a combination of:

  • Mechanical and/or Manufacturing Engineering degree
  • Green Belt lean certified
  • Candidate must have a wide range of experience in Space/Aerospace and Commercial DFM (Design for Manufacture).
  • Experience in production and test layout design including ergonomics & safety
  • Candidate must have extensive experience in accurately estimating part and assembly labour, lead time & cycle time based on incomplete detail drawings or from layout drawings)
  • Experience with how product flows through the shop floor with router creation
  • Experience in lean principles (VA/NVA, cycle times, lead times, VSM)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications with a strong emphasis on Excel, knowledge of MRP systems
  • Excellent planning capabilities, organizational skills, ability to work under time constraints
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills are essential to this position.

Comments/Special Considerations

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR .

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the Secret level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

MDA is an equal opportunity employer prizing diversity and inclusion. We are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. If you require assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process we can assist.

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