Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) is a vertically-integrated manufacturer of solar cells, modules and custom-designed solar power applications. Canadian Solar’s world-class team of professionals works closely with our customers to provide them with solutions for all of their solar needs. Founded in 2001, Canadian Solar is one of the world’s fastest-growing companies in the solar industry and has been listed on the NASDAQ since November 2006. Canadian Solar is an equal opportunity employer.
The Manufacturing Engineer takes responsibility for equipment planning, system design and integration of equipment. Additionally, it is also their responsibility for production line planning and implementation, manufacturing processes development, and support for new product and mass production product capacity. Sustainability for photovoltaic module assembly facility in Ontario is also the responsibility of the Manufacturing Engineer.
The Manufacturing Engineer performs a range of duties related to manufacturing process, product development, product quality, equipment and material suppliers, standard work and operator trainings. The ideal candidate is expected to pro-actively identify where products, process and equipment could be better optimized for manufacture/assembly. The Manufacturing Engineer must possess the capabilities to drive continuous improvement of product quality, process and manufacturing cost.
Specifically the Manufacturing Engineer’s duties will include developing an in-depth knowledge of our supply base, strengths and weaknesses of internal manufacturing and business processes, equipment, personnel that contribute to the quality of the manufactured product.
Duties and Responsibilities:
? Works with teams to formulate a manufacturing process for the new product and support product ramp up
? Oversee process design, production line layout, equipment installation and make sure the manufacturing process, capacity, capability meets business demand
? Works to improve manufacturing process, equipment efficiency to boost productivity, product quality and manufacturing cost.
? Responsible for new manufacturing process, equipment and methodology evaluation and adopting new manufacturing technology.
? Manage and ensure the maintenance of the all manufacturing and production support equipment and ensure continuous reduction of overall plant downtime using available resources,
? Prepare and develop manufacturing work instructions, provide process, product related training materials and conduct trainings
? Create Engineering Change Notices (ECN) as related to manufacturing process, quality and product cost improvements.
? Lead/participate PFMEA / Control Plan creation; drive process Cpk, 6 sigma, gage R&R applications.
? Lead and drive continuous improvement, 5S, lean manufacturing activities.
? Supporting material supplier qualification, material inspection and testing when needed.
? Establish and maintain work standards for product costing and productivity measurement.
? Supports/implements the ISO9000/14001, Health and Safety related activities.
? Complete other duties and projects as assigned. Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Canadian Solar Code of Business Conduct.
? Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.
Qualifications and Experience:
? Engineering degree in appropriate field, e.g. B. Eng (Mechanical or Electrical)
? Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience as a Manufacturing Engineer in a high volume manufacturing environment, (with photovoltaic industry preferred), knowledge and expertise with PLC, machine automation and controls, robotic assembly and machine operations
? Knowledge and expertise with Autocad and Solidworks
? Demonstrated success on manufacturing process improvement, capacity and standard time, product quality, machine OEE and efficiency improvement
? Superior knowledge on manufacturing production line layout, machine operations, line balance, product quality and production output.
? Familiar with Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma or Continuous Improvement tools
? Quality Control background, data analysis, problem solving and root cause analysis skills
? Solid computer skills including MS office, Excel and data base software,
? Demonstrated organizational skills with written communication and presentation abilities
? Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently,
? Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed
Compensation and Benefits:
Canadian Solar offers a competitive salary plus fully comprehensive benefits and performance bonus package based on an annual objective achievement. Our generous benefits package includes a Retirement Plan, and medical/dental/life/disability program. This is a full time position.
Qualified candidates please send resumes with salary expectation to firstname.lastname@example.org
Canadian Solar Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.