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Process Engineer

Job ID:  369

Barrie, ON, CA

Date:  Mar 25, 2023

JENOPTIK (Prodomax Automation Ltd.) is hiring a Process Engineer. you will provide process/manufacturing expertise on a variety of welding and assembly automation projects. The Process Engineer will report directly to the Mechanical Design Manager.

Located in Barrie, Ontario, we are a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex automation with a blue-chip customer base since 1971. Operating from two facilities totaling 200,000 square feet with 200+ employees, we are ISO 9001:2015 certified.

JENOPTIK is an integrated photonics company that employs approximately 4,000 people with representatives in over 80 countries, and operates in three photonic-based divisions: Light and Optics, Light and Production and Light and Safety.

Our employees are mountain bikers, road bikers, skiers, golfers, runners, amateur chefs, video game heroes, musicians, community volunteers, kayakers, race-car drivers, fitness enthusiasts, hockey players, outdoor sportspeople, TV & potato chip experts.

Fact we are very proud of - we are a diverse and inclusive work culture - everyone is welcome!


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

• Create detailed process flow and manufacturing plans, including: developing concepts, researching new manufacturing technologies.
• Oversee and participate in analyzing incoming customer information, system layouts.
• Demonstrate a good understanding of relevant manufacturing processes, equipment cycle times and equipment cost.
• Provide detailed cycle time analysis for automated equipment and operator work flow.
• Interface with suppliers and vendors of specialized automation and manufacturing components.
• Lead process simulation activities.
• Detailed weld process analysis and improvement.


Key Personal Competencies:

• Bachelor degree or diploma in an engineering discipline preferred
• Manufacturing and process development experience particularly with MIG and Resistance welding systems
• Experience with jig and fixture design
• Experience with automation control systems and industrial robotics
• Experience with SolidWorks and Autocad
• Experience with GD&T drawings
• Excellent communication and human relation skills are required as candidate will be working closely with many project teams, and will be providing/soliciting additional technical support to and from other disciplines in and outside of Prodomax


Process Engineer Demonstrates:

• Working knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and AutoCAD;
• Ability to coordinate a high level of activity under a variety of conditions and constraints;
• Ability to motivate fellow team members in a positive manner;
• Ability to work well under pressure in a constantly changing environment;
• Excellent conflict resolutions skills;
• Excellent judgment and strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to understand the financial impact of relevant options;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Positive attitude and work well as a member of a team; and
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and a disciplined approach to work.


Our Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and profit-sharing bonus
  • Comprehensive Group Health & Dental Benefit Plan
  • A competitive matching Registered Retirement Savings Plan and Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs
  • Employee training, development, tuition, and professional fees reimbursement
  • Subsidized onsite café with takeout meals by David and his amazing Team. Scrumptious weekly lunch menu and items made to order throughout the day.
  • Partial tuition reimbursement for employees’ children enrolled in technical program at recognized Canadian college/university.
  • Annual performance review
  • Safe, professional work environment
  • Remote work available
  • Casual business dress
  • $3,000 (Senior) $2,000 (Intermediate) and $1000 (Junior) referral fees if you recommend an approved permanent hire – family & friends included
  • Safety shoes and safety glasses reimbursement
  • Prodomax Employee Excellence Recognition (PEER) Awards


Prodomax Barrie is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability.


Applications are welcome from all qualified candidates. Accommodations may be available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you would like to request a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please advise your Human Resources contact when you are selected to participate in the recruitment process.

About Prodomax

Our employees are mountain bikers, road bikers, skiers, golfers, runners, video game heroes, musicians, community volunteers, race car drivers, fitness enthusiasts, hockey players, outdoor sportspeople, world travelers, TV & potato chip experts, single people, family people, and every other variety of people. Everyone is welcome.

We are minutes away from the GO Station connected to Toronto and close to beautiful Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe. Barrie has something for everyone.

Prodomax, a member of the JENOPTIK group, is a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex manufacturing production systems for the automotive sector with a blue-chip customer base. Since it was founded in 1971, over a billion dollars of automation equipment has been delivered to Canada, the US, Mexico and Europe. Prodomax consistently delivers automation of any size and complexity by a team professionals.

Have we made you interested in this position?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.