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Manufacturing Engineer

Date:  Sep 22, 2022

Lakeshore, ON, CA, N8N 5G8

Company:  Vista

Who We Are:

Vista is the industry leader in personalized physical and digital products. We empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression – and we’re fueled by forward-thinking and innovative technology. Just last year, Vistaprint generated $1.508B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, websites and more.


About the Role:

You will be responsible for supporting production operations and interacting with various departments and teams to help them understand the current state of operations, implementing step change improvements, and applying best practices on optimizing both existing and new product process flows. Responsibilities involve evaluating equipment, understanding key machine settings, installing control systems and upgrading the process. They will have a holistic fundamental understanding of the process and be the gate keeper for any process changes.


What You Will Do:

  • Monitoring equipment performance to identify improvements and upgrades to improve machine reliability, maintainability and scalability
  • Evaluating, inspecting, maintaining, designing, analyzing and improving new and existing equipment to meet capacity demands
  • Supporting the evaluation of new production process, monitoring modifications and upgrades and solving for existing processes
  • Auditing processes to verify they are working at the optimum level, throughput rate and quality rate to meet supply needs
  • Implementing systems to detect and prevent quality defects and functionality of equipment (ex: Poke Yokes, Go/No-Go tools)
  • Responsibility for safety risk assessment updates, including hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies for the health and safety of both company staff and the wider community
  • Partnering with associated Vistaprint plants and engineering facilities to ensure rapid adoption and implementation of best practices
  • Working closely with Quality, Health & Safety, Supply chain, Logistics, Facility and & Project Engineering when implementing changes or upgrades
  • Developing cost reduction initiatives
  • Analyzing equipment malfunctions and failures accordingly based on root-cause analysis (i.e. 5-why) and developing corrective actions
  • Supporting the maintenance organization on solving equipment issues and answering questions or concerns related to equipment performance
  • Proving job assistance and training for employees as needed
  • Other duties as the need arises


What You Need:

  • BASc or equivalent, preferably in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 3- 5years of manufacturing experience (preferably in a lean high production manufacturing environment)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures, machinery, material handling, conveyance packaging and logistics
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principals
  • Ability to demonstrate task management and timeline control
  • Preference will be given to those who possess an excellent manufacturing or process engineering background, an outstanding mechanical aptitude and proven trouble-shooting skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels and positions within the organization
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project and AutoCAD


About Us:

As an e-commerce powerhouse, Vistaprint is a dynamic organization that maintains an exciting, entrepreneurial culture. With founder Robert Keane’s as CEO, we’ve renewed our focus on empowering and helping small businesses. To do this, we create customer value (and delight) through accessible, cutting-edge technology. We thrive on providing opportunities for exploration, collaboration, innovation and growth – for both our customers and our team.



Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires

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