Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

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.
Svante is a clean energy technology company with a credible solution for capturing point-source CO₂ emissions and accelerating the global transition to a lower-carbon economy.

The Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer (SMPE) has ownership of all in-house manufacturing processes. The SMPE is responsible for developing new processes and refining and improving existing processes. Participating in development of continuous improvement culture. The SMPE will play a critical role in creating world class, high volume manufacturing plants for Svante as we expand to meet the global demand for Carbon Dioxide capture products (Structured Adsorbent Beds – SAB).

Working within the framework of Svante Values and Goals the SMPE will build and develop a team of process engineers. The team will be a critical part of new product design and manufacturing process development.

The SMPE must have a demonstrable record of developing high volume processes operating within Lean Manufacturing principles and using world class tools and methodologies.

Customers:

  • SAB manufacturing team

  • Product development team

  • Supply chain team

  • Svante R&D team

Suppliers:

  • Product development team

  • External equipment and material suppliers

  • Svante R&D team

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Development of new manufacturing processes from initial concept reviews to full scale manufacturing implementation.
  • Development of manufacturing process structure
  • Creation and maintenance of process control documentation.
  • Development and nurturing of a new Process Engineering team to expand as demand requires.
  • Optimization of existing processes to meet target metrics.
  • Educate the R&D, Product Development and Manufacturing teams in world class process development tools and techniques.
  • Ensure process excellence is built into all new products under development.
  • Manufacturing competency audits of potential new suppliers to Svante (as part of a multi-disciplinary team).

Key Qualifications:

  • Experience: At least 10 years of execution in world class, high volume manufacturing process development. Demonstration of prior team nurturing and leadership.
  • Knowledge: Excellent grasp of foundational and state of the art manufacturing process development techniques.
  • Attitude: Must naturally espouse Svante values and believe in our Goals and Objectives. Must be a lean devote. Must possess excellent problem solving skills in a collaborative manner.
  • Education: Process Engineering training to a level commensurate with the leadership required for this role.

Send your resume to jobs@svanteinc.com with “Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer” in the subject line. For more information about Svante, please visit www.svanteinc.com. You can also connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn @svantesolutions.