Production Helper

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
Added: February 9, 2024
For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we will take you there.

Serving the world from its Canadian headquarters and international offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and a pioneer in robotics and space operations, satellite systems and geospatial intelligence with a 50-year history of firsts on and above Earth. Today, we are moving towards viable lunar colonies, better Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We are driven by a pioneering spirit that takes us beyond. Together, we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle great challenges that require sustainable and inspiring solutions.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career in the new space economy? We'd love to hear from you!

We are looking for a Production Helper within our Electronic Manufacturing team at our Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue office.

As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.

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.


  • Performs various simple technical tasks and activities related to production or traceability. In addition, may have to perform the duties of the general help position.

Level Of Responsibility

  • Well-established work processes and tasks. Some analysis is required before independently choosing from known processes.


  • Receive the goods, help with the inspection at the basic arrival (opening the boxes, counting the steps ...) and update the database.
  • Assist with production operations (e.g. sandblasting, component preparation, organization of production cells).
  • Build adequate packaging for ground and theft components and provide support when packaging products.
  • Cut out panels, honeycomb.
  • Assist in the cutting and installation of thermal blankets.
  • Make bags and help with the packing of parts.
  • Install helicoils, legs or grounding blankets.
  • Prepare and clean parts (including plating and tinning).
  • Prepare chemicals from polymefics.
  • Validate torques after the assembly step.
  • Assemble (wrap) the base cables around the bodies to produce the helical coils.
  • Use appropriate equipment for transporting equipment (trolley, crane, engineers, giraffe, etc.).
  • Assist personnel involved in research and development.
  • Any other related tasks

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Reading plans.
  • Basic knowledge of the principle of geometric tolerances and dimensions.
  • Ability to retrieve and enter computer data using a menu.
  • Working with production databases.
  • Good knowledge of French.
  • Fine manual dexterity.

Education : DEC, DES or equivalent.

Experience : One (1) to (2) years of relevant experience.

Level of language skills : Basic knowledge of English is an asset.



Comments/Special Considerations

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

Statement Of Benefits

MDA offers competitive compensation and benefits to its employees in all its locations. As a member of the MDA team, you and your eligible dependents can purchase a benefits plan that provides a comprehensive level of coverage through competitive health care, including: extended health plans and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans and an employee and family assistance program.

Declaration On Equal Opportunities

MDA is an equal opportunity employer with a strong focus on diversity and inclusion. We are committed to treating all employees and candidates with respect and dignity. If you require assistance or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruitment process, please let us know.