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Cardinal Health Canada is currently seeking an Operations Engineer to join the Engineering department on a full time, permanent basis in our Medical Device Manufacturing Facility in Gananoque, Ontario.
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Under the supervision of the Engineering Manager, the Operations Engineer will provide process and project leadership, support and direction for both existing operations and for future needs to improve process capability, foster growth, reduce manufacturing costs and deliver step change improvements to both process and product attributes. The incumbent will be required to apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and projects supporting an FDA regulated 24/7 manufacturing environment.
Major Responsibilities :
Act as Electrical design resource for plant operations
Assist in defining equipment and installation specifications for electrical systems
Perform pre-commissioning and start-up activities for electrical systems.
Maintain knowledge and understanding of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code and other relevant industry codes and standards (CSA, IEEE, NFPA, ANSI, IEC)
Industrial Controls and Automation
Lead or support projects involving the design, programming and implementation of industrial control systems
Create and modify equipment parts drawings and floor layouts primarily using Solid Edge and AutoCAD.
Recommend and purchase new equipment to advance product defect detection and plant automation.
Test, maintain, modify and upgrade control systems for existing equipment.
Prepare complete and accurate controls engineering documentation.
Modify, write and construct machine PLC programs and HMI interfaces.
Drive process improvements for existing manufacturing products and processes, process development for new products and root cause understanding for production issues.
Apply statistical methods including DOE, SPC, Flow Charting, and FMEA tools as part of routine process analysis.
Provide input and support for new product process concepts and implement technology advancements and best practices into operations.
Facilities and Maintenance
Assist with the development of maintenance excellence programs in the areas of predictive, preventive and reliability centered maintenance utilizing MAXIMO.
Assist with facility maintenance, upgrades and outside contractor services.
Technical resource to trades department for equipment, process, test equipment, and general manufacturing techniques
Be a champion of change in alignment with corporate change control procedures and stringent validation requirements.
Develop, execute and document protocols and reports for test methods, process studies and process validations, maintain accurate and compliant documentation to meet company and regulatory expectations.
Support for manufacturing issues, CAPA’s, SCARS and audits.
Interface with R&D and marketing to develop new products.
Write and/or update all documentation used on the production floor in the manufacturing of product, including process, general and lab procedures.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required (Electrical, Controls, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical)
3 - 5 years’ manufacturing experience
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Minitab, AutoCAD/Solid Edge required.
Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma tools and implementation techniques preferred.
Eligible for membership in PEO.
Working knowledge of quality system regulations, GMPs and ISO preferred.
Knowledge of OHSA/WHIMIS Safety requirements preferred.
Ability to lead and facilitate teams.
Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Solid trouble shooting skills.
Ability to identify root cause and implement long term solutions.
Cardinal Health is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. ""
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.