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Palliser Engineering Technologist in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Who Are We?

Founded 75 years ago by A.A. DeFehr in Winnipeg, Palliser has grown into one of North America?s leading furniture manufacturers. We value our clients, our communities, our natural environment and providing the best customer experience possible. At Palliser, we produce quality and demand excellence.

What Would You Do?

Reporting to the Product Development Operations Manager, the Engineering Technologist is responsible for creating furniture components in CAD, inputting & maintaining Bill of Material Information, and partnering with key stakeholders to ensure all designs meet Palliser standards.

The key duties and responsibilities of this position would include:

3D Solid Modeling/CAD/CAM

  • Creation of 3D frame models in Solid Edge.

  • Nesting of frame components in Sigmanest CAM.

  • Ensure all drawings and specifications are accurate and up to date in the CAD/ERP system.

2D CAD Drawings & Digitization

  • Creation of 2D foam drawings/instructions.

  • Digitize foam patterns and convert to DXF.

BOM and Specification Management

  • Creation and maintenance of bills of materials and specifications for new and existing product lines.

  • Querying Palliser?s ERP system to extract and manipulate data in order to facilitate BOM updates.

  • Using offline load and mass maintenance tools to perform BOM updates.

Investigation and Issue Resolution

  • Working with internal business partners to investigate BOM, CAD concerns, determine root cause in order to propose and implement solutions.

  • Tracking of investigated and resolved issues, and their root causes.

Product Costing

  • Perform new product costing, or analysis as requested.

Product Testing

  • Partner with engineering team, frame builder and other key stakeholders to establish frame designs that meet internal Palliser Standards.

Continuous Improvement/Engineering Changes

  • Work on re-engineering projects to reduce material costs, increase productivity, etc.

  • Identify potential problems when processing engineering changes to ensure impacts to costs, other models, etc. are well understood prior to making the changes.

What Do You Bring?

  • Degree or diploma in Engineering or Engineering Technologist ? preferably mechanical engineering.

  • 2 ? 4 years of relatable experience.

  • Proficient in 3D CAD modeling software like Solid Edge or Solid Works.

  • Solid understanding of AutoCAD LT.

  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills.

  • Strong team-work skills.

  • Strong knowledge of materials, processes and standards used in the manufacturing process.

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.

Why Work with Us?

In 2019, we were appointed the Gold Standard for Canada?s Best Managed Companies and were also recognized as one of Manitoba?s Top 30 Employers. We also offer plenty of benefits to the people who made us what we are today.

  • Employee Family Assistance Program

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including life, health, dental, disability

  • Potential RRSP Match Program

  • Employee Furniture Purchase Program

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Free Parking

What Next?

Click Apply Now by December 11, 2020 and tell us why you?d make an excellent fit for this position.