Manufacturing Engineering Manager Renfrew 2153142

Renfrew, ON

Our Story:
We are a leading innovator in custom office storage and furnishings. As one of the largest office furniture manufacturers globally, we provide award-winning furnishings to some of the world's leading companies. We started operations in Pembroke in 1992 and continue to thrive in Canada and our other locations globally.

Our Pembroke location includes Design, Engineering, Purchasing, Research and Development, Human Resources, Accounting, Maintenance and Production teams. Our Pembroke facility exports approximately 95% of our product to the US.

How We Care About Our Employees:
As a world-class company we offer best-in-class benefits to our employees and an incredible workplace. Our manufacturing facility in Pembroke is a welcoming and inclusive environment where great people work and support each other. We have a diverse team that spans newer employees and those who have been with the company for over 25 years.

The company offers incredible benefits including:

  • Comprehensive medical and dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On the job training and mentoring
  • Educational reimbursements
  • RRSP matching
  • So much more!
Compensation: Compensation for the right individual is in the $90,000 plus range with bonus opportunity available.

    Our Ideal Person:
    To be completely successful in this position you ideally have at least 2 years in a leadership role and a minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment. 
    This is a very fast-paced environment, so you are eager and outgoing while focused on quality and efficiency. In this role you are leading a team of 20+ people, so you are inspiring, a great communicator, goal oriented and understand company and team objectives.  As a manager, you mentor your team members to support their goals while strategically defining and supporting organizational goals. 

    Position Overview:
    In this full-time position you will be responsible for leading the Engineering and Maintenance Teams, while being a member of the local leadership team.

    Essential Functions

    Engineering Activity and Production Support:

    • Create a safe work environment for all employees.
    • Support all product manufacturing through resolution of issues pertaining to drawings, processes, quality and materials.
    • Submit Capital Budget (CAPX) recommendations annually.  Write and/or approve all Expenditure Authorization Requests (EARs) and manage through implementation and payback (ROI).
    • Work on plant energy efficiency improvements.
    • Maintain building and grounds.
    • Ensure adherence to all environmental regulations.
    • Manage Repair & Maintenance expenses.

    Continuous Improvement:

    • Develop and implement a Continuous Improvement (CI) plan to assist with meeting the plant’s annual cost savings goal.
    • Support lean manufacturing activities.


    • Provide leadership and coaching to Manufacturing Engineers, and indirectly lead the Maintenance Department.
    • Manage the financial performance of the department.
    • Prioritize project work within the engineering group to best support plant objectives and obtain effective utilization of these resources.
    • Ensure proper training for all personnel within the department.
    • Make sure all personnel receive fair, ethical, and consistent treatment.




    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field


    • 2 years leadership experience preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment


    • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Analytical problem solving and decision-making ability
    • Understanding of financial income statements
    • Strong organizational skills


    • While knowledge, skills and experience are important to us, we pride ourselves on hiring quality talent who will be a ‘fit’ for our team. We value leaders with strong work ethics, humility, and passion.  Should knowledge or experience gaps exist, for the right person, we will provide all required training and mentoring.

    If you believe you are a fit for our team, we encourage you to apply today for immediate consideration.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.

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