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Manager, Production Engineering
|Company - Location:||Seaspan Shipyards - North Vancouver, BC|
|Department:||Shipyard – Technical|
Why choose Seaspan?
Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards was recently selected under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) to be Canada’s West Coast Centre of Excellence and long-term partner for the building of Non-Combat vessels. The $8 billion Non-Combat program will create stable work over the next decade and see the construction of 7 ships to start (3 Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels, 1 Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessels, 1 Polar Icebreaker and 2 Joint Support Ships). If you are passionate about shipbuilding like we are, you will jump at the chance to join our world-class yards and help build the next generation of vessels for the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard.
We can provide you with a rewarding and challenging career building state-of-the-art ships, all the while, living in a unique and spectacular city. Vancouver has been rated amongst the top 3 most livable cities in the world based on 5 criteria: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.
Your future career opportunity
As Manager, Production Engineering, you will lead the smooth transition of design into production. Working collaboratively with the Engineering, Production, Planning and Program Management departments, you will develop, communicate and implement vessel build strategies to ensure that the most efficient production methods and procedures are utilized.
Our shipyard is undergoing a $200 million transformation, providing a unique opportunity to shape and influence new processes and procedures in Production Engineering.
Your expert knowledge in hull block breakdowns, grandblocks, erection sequences, work breakdown structure, interim products, process lanes, zone definitions, and test strategies will form the foundation of your ability to enhance efficiencies in production by aligning processes with facilities, methods and skills. Experience leading the development of Shipbuilding Standards Manual (SSM), Production Engineering Standards (PES), and Integrated Production Build Plan (IPBP) will be key to your success as well as deep understanding of Lean manufacturing principles.
To be successful in this role
You will bring a wealth of experience in leading Production Engineering in a shipyard, coupled with a diploma in Engineering as a minimum. Extensive knowledge and expertise of liaising with design and manufacturing within a shipyard environment. You will bring a collaborative leadership style, and have experience in effectively managing teams.
On offer to you
The opportunity to make your mark is at Seaspan – both in career advancement and in building a legacy of ships for the Canadian Navy and Coast Guard. Seaspan is a progressive employer with a collaborative culture that supports health, safety and diversity.
Seaspan offers an attractive remuneration package with pension contributions and medical benefits. We also offer a generous relocation package to ensure a smooth transition for you and your family to Vancouver, including travel and moving costs for you and your family. A professional relocation consultant will assist you in finding temporary and permanent housing, obtaining school information, providing tours of prospective neighbourhoods and assistance on the myriad of practical issues related to establishing a new life in a new place. Seaspan will also support and fund work permit or permanent residency applications.
Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the worklplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.
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