Job Details


North America, Canada, Quebec, Kirkland
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Part Time
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Job Description
Job Purpose: As part of the Engineering Team in a strongly growing organization, your role is to design, machine prototypes, proof of concept on many development projects to support engineers. You will have to excel at setting up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments for research and development projects. Maintain and upgrade machine shop department to ensure machined parts quality according to engineering specifications. Mastering mechanics knowledge, CNC programming, metal properties and machining methods.
Duties & Responsibilities
Responsibilities: · Support metal working projects from planning, and fabrication through assembly, inspection and testing, using machinery knowledge, metal properties, and trigonometry mathematics. · Design fixture, tooling, or experimental parts to meet complex engineering needs. · Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools such as 3 axis milling machines, CNC and conventional. Lathe and all standard shop equipment. · Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometer, caliper, optical measuring machine. · Support engineers with state-of-the-art design for manufacturing. · Mastering cad drafting for the engineering department according to standards. · Monitor and optimize machine’s feed and speed during machining process. · Maintain machine tools and machine shop in proper operational condition. · Diagnose machine tool malfunction to determine need for adjustment or repairs · Programming CNC machine, design and drafting with Solidworks.
Diversity & Inclusion
We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.
The Individual
Technical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: · A machinist degree or a technical degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent. · Moderate years of machining experience. CNC and conventional. · Proven track record of CNC programming and manual machining techniques. · Superior ability for precision manufacturing and deep knowledge of mechanical manufacturing. · Mastering a CAM software, knowledge of Solid works, Knowledge of Microsoft Office. · Able to coordinate several projects at different levels of priority with multiple deadlines. · Excellent interpersonal, prioritization, and problem-solving skills. · Autonomous, and energetic.
Salary & Benefits
$22k per employee - hiring two AP Assistants
About Smiths
At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field.
About Smiths Interconnect
Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that ensure high speed, secure connectivity of critical applications in the defence, aerospace, communications and industrial markets. Our microwave technology is used in radar, communication and surveillance systems that are mission-critical and operate in extreme environments in aerospace and defence. Our microwave components and connectors ensure optimal performance, durability and safety of space satellites. Our semi-conductor test products are used to test highly sophisticated semi-conductors and electronic circuits in communication systems, gaming products and computing devices. Our in-flight antenna systems give passengers internet connectivity gate-to-gate on planes around the world. Our connector and cable solutions ensure reliability of critical medical equipment, and safe operation of trains and transport systems.One of five divisions of Smiths Group, Smiths Interconnect employs over 2000 people. We have a global presence selling our products in over 50 countries with manufacturing facilities in nine countries and offices across North America, Europe and Asia.
Additional Information
Planning and Decision Making: · The ability to make effective, timely decisions by sourcing and analyzing critical information. · A natural tendency to be adaptable and flexible.. · Willing and able to identify and support change and continuous improvement in own and wider business environment. · The ability and motivation to persistently pursue and achieve effective results. · Relies on experience, , problem solving skills/tools and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Impact and Scope: · Ensures all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with organization's established policies and objectives. · Contributes to establishment of functional KPIs, goal attainment and Environment, Health, Safety and Security programs. Key Internal and External Relationships: · Work with Engineering & Operations, · The ability to engage and work effectively with stakeholders from all functions. · Be able to contribute to cross-functional teams in product development cycle. Other • Should have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to speak the English language. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. • There is a requirement that this role will require some lifting, where applicable the Company will provide suitable lifting equipment. • Ensures department compliance with company environmental, health, safety and security policies. • Understands export control, fair trade and anti-bribery/corruption law. • Understands evolving business needs may modify responsibilities.