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Manufacturing Engineering Technician

London, Ontario

We think every breath is as important as the next. That’s why we create better systems to improve the air around you, producing healthier environments for happier families. With quality air comes quality care.

About Airia

Airia Brands inc. is part of the Zehnder Group AG, Switzerland a global leader in creating energy-efficient solutions for a healthy and comfortable indoor climate. Airia is the market leader in the manufacture and marketing of residential and commercial HVAC solutions including HRV (Heat Recovery Ventilators) and ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilators). We refresh the indoor air you breathe and exhaust the stale air for a healthier home environment. Our ERV/HRV products are marketed under the Lifebreath brand name. Visit our website at

Manufacturing Engineering Technician

The Manufacturing Engineering Technician will work closely with the Senior Manufacturing Engineer (SME) on projects to drive improvements in KPI’s – quality, cost, capacity, and efficiency. The Manufacturing Engineering Technician will also assist in the design, development, and implementation of new manufacturing processes and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the identification and development of new manufacturing processes and their implementation.
  • Review manufacturing processes and verify process and equipment capacities for individual processes, departments, and the overall facility.
  • Responsible for the gathering of data from their part of the manufacturing process and reporting it to the SME.
  • Work closely with Product Engineering, Quality and Production teams to take manufacturing efficiency improvements from initial concept into full implementation.
  • Assist engineering team with testing, processes, and procedures.
  • Analyze manufacturing problems and develop alternative approaches to their solution.
  • Assist with preparing production documents such as standard operating procedures, manufacturing records, productivity reports and BOM’s.
  • Assist with process improvement, quality, productivity, and cost reduction projects.
  • Assist with root cause investigations and implement systemic corrective actions and processes.
  • Assist with the development and/or revisions to product manufacturing standards.
  • Support root cause analysis and the development of timely solutions for issues arising on current products and in the production processes.
  • Work closely with Production teams to develop and track material yields (i.e. metal, foam, etc.).
  • Provide technical support for Production team.
  • Maintain plant layouts and produce technical drawings, as required.
  • Perform process analysis, DOE, P/FMEA, line balancing and capacity modeling.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layouts.
  • Research and recommend new technologies and processes for adoption.
  • Perform data analysis to identify trends and potential areas for improvements.
  • Analyze manufacturing problems and develop alternative approaches to their solution.
  • Promotes and maintains a safe work environment
  • All other related duties or projects, as assigned.


  • Must have a good understanding of lean manufacturing, production processes and quality control.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or industrial engineering or a related field.
  • 3 or more years of experience in a manufacturing engineering role.
  • Low volume manufacturing and automation experience.
  • Understanding of manufacturing process design.
  • Experience with DFM, PFMEA, Lean/ Six Sigma fundamentals.
  • Understanding of manufacturing management processes including BOM, ERP, and resource and capacity.
  • Advanced computer skills, including a strong knowledge of Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, and Excel.
  • Project management skills.
  • Experience with ISO 9001.
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve.

How to Apply:

Applicants are invited to submit their resume by email to

We thank all applicants; however only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

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