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Job Title:  Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  5014

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA, V5J 5M4

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is a leading power and energy solutions provider for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Our products help power the necessities of modern wired and wireless communication infrastructure, including wireless cell sites, 5G small cells, Internet of Things (IoT), and switching centers. Our portfolio includes renewable energy products, DC and AC power systems, power distribution systems, and energy storage in the form of industrial batteries, employing advanced lithium electrochemistry technologies. 

As power conversion and power management experts, we provide solutions to our customers’ challenges and problems.  From individual modules to full turn-key system solutions, we provide our customers with the advice and support needed at all level of the organization.  We cherish the integral relationship critical to success of our clients who range from Mobile Network Operators to major telecom and cable providers to data center operators.

Our Burnaby, British Columbia, facility is the Center of Excellence for our power system design and ICT application development. Regional headquarters are in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia, with worldwide headquarters located in Reading, PA, USA.

EnerSys is truly a Global Company, with over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. EnerSys is the power/full solution with sales and service locations throughout the world. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

Job Purpose

To support the continued development of our manufacturing facility in Burnaby, Alpha Technologies, an EnerSys Company is looking to fill the position of Manufacturing Engineer. The successful candidate will have the energy, people skills, and demonstrated experience to be a leader in designing effective manufacturing flows in a fast-paced, high mix integration environment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing robust build plans for custom and configurable product families including layout, material movements, production processes, work instructions, and jigs
  • Leading improvement projects on the entire value stream to improve flow and reduce product cost
  • Providing technical direction and training to other members of the manufacturing team
  • Making strategic decisions regarding the creation and maintenance of build documentation and standards
  • Driving effective DFMA changes for electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Taking ownership of manufacturing deliverables for new product introduction as part of a core team
  • Specifying, proposing, procuring, or designing equipment and tooling for improving manufacturing processes, product quality, and employee safety
  • Working with the Quality team to determine root causes and ensure corrective actions are completed


  • 4 or more years as an engineer in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering
  • Demonstrated experience showing the ability to:
    • Implement mixed model assembly lines
    • Effectively communicate technical concepts to different audiences
    • Lead strategic projects within a multi-disciplinary environment
    • Work within collaborative teams and complete assignments to schedule
    • Perform high level critical thinking and problem solving
    • Strong understanding of scheduling and material setup within an ERP environment
    • Leverage technology to drive manufacturing efficiencies 

Desirable Skills or Experience

General Job Requirements

  • Generic

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