IBC Technologies Canada
About UsIBC Technologies Canada is a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency boilers and water heaters for residential and commercial use in North America. As a proud member of the Rheem Manufacturing Company’s family of brands, we are committed to bringing reliable comfort into people’s lives while working towards a more sustainable future. Since 1995, IBC has been at the forefront of innovation in the heating industry.At IBC, we are dedicated to creating lasting, positive change in people and the environment. We strive to be the leader in energy-efficient water heating and the solution of choice for our customers.
Our team is passionate, inclusive, and respectful, and we strive daily to embody our core values. Accountability, integrity, quality of work and interactions, openness, and teamwork define who we are at IBC, and we attribute our success to the strength of these values.Position TitleIndustrial EngineerPosition SummaryWe are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Industrial Engineer to join our dynamic team. As an Industrial Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in optimizing our manufacturing processes, improving productivity, and enhancing overall operational efficiency.You will be responsible for analyzing complex systems, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing strategic solutions to maximize efficiency, reduce costs, and ensure the highest quality standards.The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in industrial engineering, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and a proven track record of driving process improvement initiatives.Location: Burnaby, BCSchedule: Full-Time, M-FReporting to: Engineering ManagerEssential Functions· Actively improve and drive process, productivity, and assembly-line quality through measurement, detailed analysis, and sustain improvement with process controls.· Develop work instructions, drawings, tests, modifications, assembly processes, fixtures, processes, or specialized manufacturing.· Test equipment for existing or new products and ensure production readiness.· Lead and facilitate continuous improvement initiatives, such as Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies, to drive operational excellence and foster a culture of innovation throughout the organization.· Lead and drive event kaizens, 5S practices and root cause analysis on the production lines.· Develop and implement methodologies and best practices to optimize manufacturing processes, improve productivity, reduce waste, and minimize production costs.· Liaise with the engineering and production teams to develop plans that improve overall production line efficiency.· Create, implement, and manage a proactive preventative maintenance plan for IBC assembly lines, including but not limited to regular servicing and uptime line maintenance.· Provide work leadership to production assemblers.· Establish, review, investigate and report on monthly manufacturing KPIs, including but not limited to First Pass Yield, Down Time, Cycle Time and Production Volume.· Establish, review, and implement manufacturing work instructions and SOPs.· Assess the feasibility and effectiveness of new manufacturing technologies, automation systems, and equipment upgrades, recommending appropriate investments to enhance operational efficiency and competitiveness.· Collaborate with production employees in developing and deploying new/improved processes and/or equipment and support all required training.· Performs other duties as assigned.QualificationsEducation:· Post-Secondary Degree in Industrial Engineering.Work Experience:· 5 years of experience directly leading lean manufacturing and process improvement projects.· 5 years of experience working in an industrial engineering capacity in an appliance or machinery manufacturing company.· Experience in improving product manufacturability and production line optimization.· Experience in automation and automation testing is an asset.· Experience working with gas, piping and plumbing is an asset.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:· A subject matter expert in Lean Manufacturing principles.· Proficient in 2D and 3D model design using SOLIDWORKS.· Working knowledge of creating and updating assembly work instructions and documents.· Working proficiency with power tools and mechanical equipment, including but not limited to drills and screwdrivers.· Ability to manage continuous improvement projects in a manufacturing production setting.· Ability to carry out data analysis and reporting.· Ability to conduct root cause analysis and propose and implement countermeasures.· Ability to work with various stakeholders in a cross-functional manner.· Ability to provide work leadership to the production line.· Self-motivated and hands-on.· Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks.