Manufacturing Engineer- Intermediate Level 2-3

Cascade Aerospace Inc. - Abbotsford, BC (30+ days ago)

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Cascade Aerospace is a leading Canadian specialty aerospace & defence company trusted for its engineering and maintenance expertise for operators in domestic and international military, government, original equipment manufacturers and commercial environments. We invite you to consider a career with us- come, experience our creative, innovative, and performance-based company!


Joining Cascade means a future with a team of dedicated professionals in a dynamic specialty aerospace and defence company with a standard of providing customers with quality services and products.Cascade is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Manufacturing Engineer who can apply production knowledge, engineering principles and project management practices to the development of new Cascade Aerospace products (includes STC kits and components related to aircraft modifications).


1) Strive to consistently act in a manner in which reflects Cascade Aerospace’s culture and values.

2) Provide manufacturing/production-related support for all Cascade Aerospace projects, in accordance with the Design Approval Procedures Manual (DAPM) and Departmental Procedures Manual (DPM).

Provide project status reports to management on a regular basis.
Assist the design team in supporting the design effort of aeronautical products. Ensure part production, tolerances, and best manufacturing practices are considered. Assist in selecting materials and processes with the goal of minimizing production cost while meeting design and certification requirements.
Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment/tooling and plant layout.
Assist supply chain Management by providing technical support and liaison to suppliers.

3) Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.

Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labour, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Comply with Transport Canada regulations.

4) Evaluate and suggest recommendations on the manufacturing and quality control processes, types of manufacturing methods to be adopted, list of processes to be followed, tooling and fixturing methodologies.

Estimate production cost, time involved, existing production resources, human resources and provide recommendations to the organization. Estimate upcoming manufacturing requirements and help the management to make informed decisions.
Participate in the design and development of production tooling, production plans.
Establish cost effective production solutions utilizing best practices and current technologies available.
Develop new manufacturing processes and technologies from inception to certification.

5) Liaise with Design Engineering Staff to check and provide input on detail, assist and installation of drawings.

6) Perform other duties as required

Excellent communication skills: verbal and written
Ability to liaise with sub-contractors
Engineering principles
Interpersonal skills
Manufacturing, production methodologies, materials technology
Aerostructures & Avionics modification design
Proficient with AutoCAD & SolidWorks
Degree, Diploma or equivalent experience in Aerospace Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering
5 years experience as a project engineer, project planner or supervisor in aerospace environment

3 years experience with supply chain management and production

Employee retention and engagement is important to Cascade, we value our employees
Competitive salary, Extended benefits, STD, LTD, MSP, and Employee Resilience Program (all 100% paid by Cascade) are offered after 3 months employment
Pension matching
3 Weeks paid vacation
ATO (approved training organization) provides Endorsement (type) training & development
Company-wide social events and family functions throughout the year
Relocation package available.

Cascade Aerospace Inc. is a dynamic, privately-held Canadian specialty aerospace and defence contractor focused on providing long-term integrated aircraft support programs for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), military, government and commercial customers.

All employees are encouraged to realize their true potential and play an active role in fostering an environment of safety, quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. We are a diverse organization that strives to be respectful and inclusive of everyone and to treat employees fairly and equally.

At Cascade Aerospace we strongly believe in the value of teaming - with our employees, our customers, our suppliers, and our communities. It is by "Teaming with the best" and working collaboratively with our many partners that we are able to offer custom-tailored solutions for each customer's unique requirements. Our value proposition is that we build enduring customer relationships, and our strategic focus is customer satisfaction. It is a driver in all our decisions.

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. Cascade Aerospace has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on either your application form, covering letter or resume.