Senior Manufacturing Engineer job @IC_Vancouver

Website IC_Vancouver Intelligent City

Build Smarter. Live Better. Think Change.

Intelligent City is an urban housing technology company that takes a product and platform-based approach to buildings. We combine exceptional design with mass timber construction, robotic manufacturing, and parametric software. Our mission is to build smarter and to empower people to live better. We create a new value paradigm for housing and workplace solutions that are more affordable, faster to build, consistently carbon neutral and socially resilient.

Our motto is ‘Build Smarter. Live Better. Think Change.’ If this resonates with you, we encourage you to apply to join our team and help us build a better world!

As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that products are designed for manufacturability, develop effective solutions to emerging problems and optimize manufacturing processes for efficiency and quality.  You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining manufacturing process documentation, including standard operating procedures, work instructions, and quality control plans.

Education & Qualifications, Required:
Post-secondary education in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering, or related field
Registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with the AGEBC

Skills & Experience, Required:
5 to 10 years of progressive experience in a manufacturing environment.
3+ years experience with the planning and implementation of industrial automation equipment
Proven working experience in mechanical engineering.
Strong technical background in manufacturing processes and equipment, quality control, and project management
Experience collaborating with design engineers to optimize parts and processes for manufacture.
Experience with 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools (e.g., Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks)
Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances (GD&T) and their application in multi-component assemblies.
Strong experience with product lifecycle management (PLM), finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
Experience in hands-on mechanical assembly of components (fabrication, welding, pneumatics, wiring)
Familiarity with principles of design for manufacturing and assembly (DfMA)
Proficient with root cause analysis and correction
Experience with digital manufacturing processes
Experience with robotic system design, commissioning, trouble shooting and repairs.
Experience with mentoring junior staff
Experience with project management and planning desirable.

Skills & Experience, considered an asset but could be learned on the job:
Experience with prefabrication in timber construction
Experience in advanced automated or robotic manufacturing
Knowledge of the ABB IRC5 controller and system, or similar systems
Knowledge of regulatory and quality standards for manufacturing
Experience with lean manufacturing principles, process design, and continuous improvement methodologies
Class I forklift license
Level 1 Occupational First Aid certification
Experience with factory layout & optimization software (e.g., FlexSim, Visual Components)

The Role & Responsibilities:
Lead automation efforts as a project manager or lead engineering, ensuring the success of the company’s research and implementation of new types of automation for prefabricated mass-timber housing.
Lead Design for Manufacture (DFM) & Design for Assembly (DFA) efforts on engineering programs and provide feedback to the design team on improvement.
Use Autodesk Inventor to create designs and manage parts/assemblies.
Prepare detailed part and assembly drawings.
Provide input into development of engineering processes.
Design and implement automated QA/QC processes.
Develop and execute verification and validation plans including multi-factorial design of experiments, conducting statistical analysis to verify process control and capability.
Lead the design and verification of jigs and fixtures. Develop maintenance and calibration schedules.
Write and edit technical documentation, train operators as necessary to enable controlled implementation of new products into the production environment.
Work closely with the production engineering team to plan capacity, equipment and infrastructure needs as part of implementing new production lines.
Explore and develop methods, tools and processes for manufacturing parts and components for different scales of production.
Experience in creating and maintaining PFMEA and Control Plans.
Create and execute commissioning plans of new assembly lines.
Provide complete and accurate documentation including bills of materials, engineering change orders, test validation reports, root cause analyses, FMEA, machine manuals and installation documentation.
Comply with all health and safety rules, policies, and procedures.
Comply with our administrative policies and procedures as set forth from time to time.
Such other duties as we may request which are consistent with your abilities and responsibilities.

Important to Mention!
This position is full-time at our Delta, BC Manufacturing Facility.
Option to work from Home
Willingness to work on occasion at the head office location, Kitsilano, Vancouver, BC
Flexibility and eligibility to travel on occasion will be required, including to the US
Successful candidates may be required to submit to a background check.

What you bring to the role:
Communication Skills – verbal & written
Design thinking
Good Judgement
Problem Solving
Analytical Skills
Time Management

You bring your curiosity about new technologies and excitement to find ways to implement them in your work. You will work closely with a variety of disciplines in our company to ensure the functionality is aligned with the business and operational needs of the company. This role has the potential to grow into an important leadership position in our growing company!

Intelligent City (ICI) is a technology-enabled and platform-based urban housing systems company providing transformational innovation to the housing, architecture, building and construction industry.  Through the convergence of design, software technology and advanced prefabrication we combine three highly innovative paradigms that will change the value equation in architecture and urban design.

Our team is on a mission to empower people to live better, to build smarter, and to address climate change and urban housing challenges.  We think change – and we are looking for doers, integrators, professional hybrids, thinkers, and innovators that can help us achieve our objectives.

We take a product and platform-based approach, we vertically integrate high-rise mass timber building systems, advanced design-engineering, automated manufacturing, and parametric software. Through this, we offer breakthrough end-to-end building solutions that can be built faster with better quality while being more affordable and consistently carbon neutral.

We are broadly recognized for our leadership in bringing together climate tech and construction tech solutions, including by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), Breakthrough Energy Solutions Canada (BESC) and the Solar Impulse Foundation.

Intelligent City was co-founded in 2008 by entrepreneur Oliver Lang and Cindy Wilson, and is the sister company to Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture (LWPAC). The two companies work closely together to deliver the vision of productized and platform-based buildings. The LWPAC team has executed award winning institutional and residential projects both nationally and internationally, and we have practiced and taught architecture in Berlin, New York, Barcelona, Valparaiso, Beijing and Vancouver.

Please note: Architectural employees will be employed by LWPAC.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and have made a commitment to build a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusivity, striving for open discussions, best hiring and operational practices.  We are also committed to providing a comfortable and accessible interview process, please let us know if we can support you throughout the process with accommodations.


Land Acknowledgement
Intelligent City acknowledges that its work takes place in Vancouver on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the  xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples and on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the scəw̓aθən (Tsawwassen), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and other Coast Salish peoples at its Delta location.

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