Product Engineering Student in St. Thomas at Masco Canada

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Job Description

Job Description

1.0  Position Summary:

The Product Engineering Student assists in the development of new plumbing related products and in the modification of existing products. This includes ensuring that products meets the design intent, are manufacturing friendly, meets applicable plumbing standards and building codes, and that the bill of materials are accurate. The Product Engineering Student works with a cross functional team which often includes Quality, Manufacturing, Finance, Compliance, and others to deliver exceptional products quickly. 

2.0  Primary Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Create drawings from proposal to final design.
  • Drafts testing and verification testing requirements.
  • Creates and maintains design verification and report (DVP &R) and failure mode effect analysis (FMEA).
  • Prepares technical reports when requested. May include presentations of reports to peers and others.
  • Maintain proper filing of information related to projects.
  • Responsible for accuracy of bill of materials.
  • Performs experimental as well as some validation and verification testing on new and existing products.
  • May be involved in coordinating product surveys and analysis.
  • Uses problem solving and critical thinking techniques to redesign products to aid in manufacturing or component sourcing.
  • Knowledge of value engineering techniques would be advantageous

3.0  Health & Safety:

  • Maintains a safe workplace
  • Wears appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as required.  on the shop floor
  • Complies with Masco Canada policies and OHSA (Occupational Health & Safety Act) requirements.
  • Follows safe work and lockout / tagout procedures as required
  • Reports unsafe work conditions as soon as possible.

4.0  Compliance

  • Ensure compliance with the Masco Canada Product Compliance Management System

5.0  Quality:

  • Follow all area work instructions and procedures in order to ensure quality standards are adhered to.
  • Report any potentially defective or damaged products or packaging to the quality dept and the supervisor.

6.0  Autonomous Maintenance:

  • NA

7.0  5S:

  • Ensures work area is maintained at required daily 5S standards.
  • Correct any deviations from 5S standards immediately.
 8.0  Daily Management:
  • NA

9.0  Standard Work:

  • NA

10.0  Qualification:

  • Experience with CAD software CREO or equivalent.
  • Plumbing industry experience would be considered an asset.
  • Problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • High degree of initiative and motivation and willingness to work proactively, either independently or within a team
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. Experience gathering and accurately recording test data. Working knowledge of MS Word & MS Excel.

11.0  Educational Requirements:

  • Registered in a co-op program at an Ontario accredited university or college.  Technologist / Technician / Engineer Program or equivalent.

12.0  Additional Skills / Knowledge Requirements / Other:

13.0  # of Personnel Supervised
  • Direct (reporting directly to this position):  NA
  • Indirect (supervised by people reporting directly to this position):  NA
14.0  Document Revision History

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Description of Change

Masco Canada (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.