Production and Inventory Control Operator

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

 Who are we?

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offense in the fight against climate change that will accelerate the global transition to a lower-carbon economy. The growing success of our company is owed to our commitment to our people, our emphasis on our values, and our innovative technology. Passion is put into what we do every day.

Who are you?

You feel passionate about changing the world and creating a better future for the next generations. You believe that climate change needs to be a bigger focus in order to protect our planet. You want to have a career with a high level of purpose that gives you opportunities to bring in innovation, work in collaborative teams and develop your knowledge. When faced with an issue you enjoy the problem solving journey and looking for the most effective solution. Your colleagues are able to rely on you for support and to deliver on your promises. You multiply your value by developing those around you by leading and coaching through the company vision, mission and values.

The Role of Production and Inventory Control Operator

The Production and Inventory Control Operator follows instructions to build and assemble Svante pre-production and production units. The Operator is expected to work positively and respectfully as part of a team.  The operator is expected to actively participate in Svante 5S and continuous improvement (Kaizen) programs. The Operator is expected to be able to recognize deficiencies and inform the Team Lead when they occur.

The Operator may also be requested to carry our Inventory control (Kanban) and TPM activities.

The Operator is fully empowered to halt production if any safety, quality issue or discrepancy is identified.

This is for a term contract position until end of September with possible extension.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs assembly, test and inspection operations to build schedules according to released operating instructions.
  • Prepares raw materials for manufacturing processes.
  • Operates various equipment and tools.
  • Assists in the trouble shooting and improvement of processes – Kaizen.
  • Maintains Kanban levels in assigned areas.
  • Maintains shop-floor/quality documentation.
  • Maintains 5S excellence of the production area.
  • Conducts procedures within health and safety guidelines, informs Team Lead of deficiencies.
  • Carries out other related tasks and projects as required.


  • Education: Machine/mechanical assembly courses are an asset.
  • Experience: 2 to 5 years’ hands-on mechanical assembly.
  • Experience in and passion for a lean manufacturing environment an asset.
  • Some equipment operating skills – but mainly hand-tools.
  • Understanding of health and safety.
  • Quick learner, lots of energy and ability to multi task.
  • Proficiency in Office software such as Word and Excel.
  • Good oral and written English skills and ability to create documentation.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in establishing cooperative working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Be part of a team that is tackling one of the largest challenges of our generation. As a Svante employee, you will apply your talents in ways that make a difference in our world by directly contributing towards technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.