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Manufacturing Engineer

Montreal, CA, QC H4P 2G7

May 8, 2022

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The dormakaba Group is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. The company is a single source provider of products, solutions and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. No matter where you are, if you need reliable and innovative access and security solutions, we will provide you high quality service – in hotels, shops, sports facilities, airports, hospitals, at home or in the office. Around the globe.


With over 16,000 employees worldwide (over 500 in Montreal), dormakaba is present in over 130 countries and has more than 150 years of experience. The dormakaba Group is headquartered in Rümlang, Switzerland, and generates annual revenues of over 3 billion dollars CAD.


dormakaba offers you a career not a job. Join us now and make a real difference in creating the next generation of products and services. Visit our website www.dormakaba.com




Under the supervision of the Chief Manufacturing Engineer, the Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Writes and revises documents for assembly, testing and packaging operations
  • Designs reliable and efficient assembly methods
  • Sets standard production times (process routes)
  • Calculates TAKT TIME and assesses cell and work centre capacity
  • Examines cell line balancing
  • Supports pre-pilot and pilot productions when new products are introduced
  • Develops, manages, and updates factory and production cell drawings
  • Provides technical support to production
  • Optimizes existing assembly methods in accordance with the principles of Lean Manufacturing
  • Completes assigned technical projects in accordance with established objectives
  • Meets project targets (KPIs), budgets and timelines, and provides expected progress reports and evaluations to their supervisor within set timeframes
  • Participates actively in the established Continuous Improvement process (DMS, Kaizen, A3 problem solving, etc.).



Other Tasks (Projects)


  • Establishing connections for collaborative work and information sharing
  • Mobilizing key stakeholders to ensure their participation in the project
  • Preparing all working papers
  • Preparing the schedule for all activities and ensuring follow-up
  • Monitoring progress on an ongoing basis and preparing progress reports
  • Establishing and maintaining effective and ongoing communications with individuals and groups involved directly or indirectly in the project
  • Preparing estimates for proposals for all trade executives involved in the installation of equipment and related services
  • Analyzing the proposals and making the necessary recommendations
  • Preparing the necessary paperwork for the approval of expenditures for purchases and services
  • Ensuring that work is carried out in accordance with company policies and Health and Safety rules in effect
  • Undertaking all necessary tasks for smooth running of the project.



Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
  • Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a Manufacturing Engineer or equivalent experience in an industrial electronics manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Office, Microsoft Project, MRP and Autocad tools
  • Fluency in spoken and written French and English
  • White Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt training will be considered an asset.



We offer


  • A fast-growing international company
  • A stimulating, fast and friendly work environment
  • An opportunity to highly contribute to the success of the company
  • Competitive global compensation
  • Free parking and on-site cafeteria
  • A 3-minute walk from Namur metro station.
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