Process Technologist
FormaShape - Kelowna, BC

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Process Technologist (Kelowna, BC)

As a world leader in fiberglass and reinforced plastics manufacturing, FormaShape, a division of Whitewater Composites Ltd., offers turnkey composite solutions; delivering clients a complete range of engineering, tool building, product manufacturing, and shipping capabilities. Done in a cost conscious environment that includes ISO-9001 Standards, Kaizen methodologies, and Lean Manufacturing principles we are the largest builder of aquatic attractions in the world.

The position of Process Technologist key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the preparation of Work Instructions.
  • Develop tooling jigs and fixtures for new production parts.
  • Commission new molds for production and ensure first part approval.
  • Provide process support, including trouble shooting for Production.
  • Provide facilities layout (CAD) support to Production.
  • Develop a troubleshooting guide for selected production areas.
  • Assist in part costing.
  • Develop and implement production process improvements.
  • Assist in New Product Development and R&D.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • College diploma or university degree, preferably Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Knowledge of SolidWorks/CAD and ability to work with other standard software programs such as Microsoft Office Professional, Sharepoint, Adobe Acrobat PDF
  • 1 year experience in Manufacturing, specifically Fiberglass Manufacturing
  • Ability to work with plastics and/or fiberglass, particularly Resin Transfer Molding or Composites
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes, including processing technology
  • Demonstrated ability to self-learn the use of other software programs as necessary;
  • Ability to multi-task with excellent project management skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment focusing on continuous operational improvement; and
  • Demonstrated ability to be open to new concepts and be open to ongoing learning.

A combination of experience, education, and willingness to learn will be considered.
Start Date: Immediate Opening
Hours of Work: Full-time (40 hours) Monday-Friday
Wages: TBD
Resume, cover letter and salary expectations can be submitted to our Human Resources Department by email. Attn: Process Technologist.

Closing date: Application review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

FormaShape thanks all applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.