Manufacturing Process Engineer
Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Guelph, Ontario
8d ago

About Us

VIQUA (vee-kwa) is a leading water treatment technology company focused on providing residential and light commercial customers with confidence in their drinking water.

As a division of a Fortune 500 company, our products are treating water in homes, apartment complexes, campgrounds, resorts, hotels and hospitals in over 100 countries.

VIQUA is looking for highly motivated and creative people to join our team. We offer competitive compensation packages, comprehensive benefit coverage and a flexible work environment.

If you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, hands-on and engaging environment VIQUA is the place for you! VIQUA provides support in its recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs.

Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at jobs


POSITION SUMMARY Oversee the operation of VIQUA’s physical plant :

  • Plan and implement all plant infrastructure capital improvements
  • Implement and maintain equipment preventative maintenance programs
  • Drive process improvement projects focused on increasing equipment utilization and resource efficiency
  • Champion the deployment of Danaher Business System (DBS) across the factory and support business process
  • Reporting to the Director of Operations, this role will initially focus on supporting VIQUA’s transformation to a lean, just-

    in-time manufacturing model with overall responsibilities that also include providing technical support for production equipment, driving operational process improvements and delivering increased productivity.

    As a Manufacturing Process Engineer you are responsible for overall efficiency and collaborating with EHS to ensure safe operation of production equipment, while maintaining the highest standards of product quality. ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Utilize the Management of Change (MoC) process to validate and gain consensus between cross functional teams before implementing VIQUA’S transformation action plan
  • Identify, develop, plan and implement infrastructure capital projects, factory layout changes, new product assembly cells and material presentation to the line
  • Develop and maintain all critical plant equipment preventative maintenance programs
  • Establish and maintain production cycle times based on time studies to support capacity planning and resource allocation
  • Drive improvements to on-time-delivery and customer satisfaction through reduced delivery lead times
  • Organize, implement and maintain production process flow to maximize throughput and minimize space usage
  • Develop further understanding of manufacturing methods by reviewing process flows, production schedules, and engineering specifications to introduce new manufacturing techniques
  • Determine how to manufacture products or deliver services with greatest efficiency
  • Develop, maintain and / or improve standard work instructions used for production, material handling and maintenance activities
  • Support plant operations and lean manufacturing initiatives through Kaizen activities
  • Collaborate with EHS Coordinator on all EHS related initiatives
  • Plan and implement preventative and corrective actions that result from plant inspections and audits
  • CRITICAL COMPETENCIES / LEADERSHIP ANCHORS : Solves problems - Prioritizes problems for solutions based on highest impact;
  • uncovers and clearly articulates the problem that needs to be solved; looks beyond the obvious symptoms to uncover their underlying root cause (5 Whys).

    Builds strong, effective and diverse organizations - Understands his / her role and how the responsibilities are connected to the team / business strategies.

  • Champions continuous improvement - Initiates and participates in the thoughtful use of DBS tools; proactively makes recommendations for improvements and actively participates in relevant kaizen teams;
  • strives to deliver highest quality output and collaborates with the team to deliver on shared goals Operates with transparency -

  • Is widely viewed as someone who demonstrates integrity and trust, adhering to the Danaher and OpCo Standards of Conduct;
  • demonstrates empathy, care, and concern in every interaction Excellent communication - ability to relate to all levels of personnel throughout the organization

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