Facilities / Manufacturing Engineer

Redlen Technologies Inc

April 27, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Manufacturing and Production
Company Overview: 

Redlen Technologies is an innovator in solid state radiation detection and imaging. Our proprietary production process for Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) radiation detection materials will enable a new generation of higher resolution all-digital imaging equipment for medical and security applications. Located in Victoria B.C, Canada Redlen is the only company in the world pursuing an order of magnitude advance in the production of CZT semiconductor solutions. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and have a passion for discovery, we invite you to join us. www.redlen.com

Job Summary: 

Job Description

Reporting to the Director - Engineering, the incumbent will play a key role in automating a complex semiconductor growth and device fabrication process to improve production efficiencies and product quality.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in mechanical design and process automation and a desire to spend time on the production floor learning current processes.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements and equipment layout;
  • Define specifications for new equipment and adaptations;
  • Source and purchase new equipment, components, processes, systems, etc for improved efficiencies in production and the operation of the facilities;
  • Define system requirements for new equipment and processes and/or modifications to existing equipment;
  • Schedule, install and commission equipment and processes following verification/validation procedures;
  • Design and/or select fixtures & tooling to meet R&D and manufacturing requirements;
  • Provide follow-up of design and development projects by training and guiding technicians;
  • Take on project management tasks as required;
  • Establish maintenance and repair services for new equipment and processes; follow manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service as required;
  • Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends;
  • Establish, justify and maintain project budgets; and
  • Provide technical support for plant layouts, facility improvements, purchase of equipment, upgrade of equipment, feasibility studies.


Five or more year experience in process automation in one or more of the following industries:

  • Semiconductor or material processing or
  • Semiconductor fabrication or
  • Semiconductor packaging and test or
  • A high volume manufacturing plant

*Experience with MS Office programs is a must have

*Experience with Solid Works or Equivalent 3D modeling program is a must have

*Experience with AutoCAD (or other CAD system) is an asset

*Hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment

Skills/Additional requirements:

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team environment
  • Must have excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skills
  • A demonstrated ability to be innovative
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Familiarity with 6 Sigma, Kanban, Lean Mfg is an asset
  • A solid understanding of manufacturing processes and/or construction processes
  • Demonstrate positive attitude and self-motivation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • Registered Professional Engineer
How To Apply: 

We are dedicated to serving our customers and place a high value on quality and teamwork. Candidates with previous manufacturing experience are preferred. Redlen provides an open, flexible, convivial work environment with salary / benefits commensurate with experience.

Please e-mail or fax your CV and cover letter attention Human Resources at careers@redlen.com or fax: +250 656 5480, specifying the position for which you are applying AND quoting this reference number in the subject line: FacMfgEng. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. See www.redlen.ca for more details.