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Palliser Product Engineer In Training in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Who Are We?

Founded in 1944 by A.A. DeFehr in Winnipeg, Palliser has grown into one of North America’s leading furniture manufacturers. We value our clients, our communities, our natural environment and providing the best customer experience possible. At Palliser, we produce quality and demand excellence.

What Would You Do?

Reporting to the Product Development Operations Manager, the Product Engineer-In-Training (EIT) is responsible for creating, analyzing and maintaining Palliser’s Bill of Materials, Labor Routings and Specifications using Palliser’s ERP system.

The key duties and responsibilities of this position would include:

BOM and Specification Management

  • Creation and maintenance of bills of materials and specifications for new and existing product lines.

  • Querying Palliser’s ERP system to extract and manipulate data in order to facilitate BOM updates.

  • Using offline load and mass maintenance tools to perform BOM updates.

    Product Dimensions

  • Physical measurement of new products according to established standards and processes.

  • Input of product dimensions into ERP system.

  • Maintenance, analysis and troubleshooting dimensional information.

    Investigation and Issue Resolution

  • Working with internal business partners to investigate BOM and routing concerns, determine root cause in order to propose and implement solutions.

  • Tracking of investigated and resolved issues, and their root causes.

  • Product Costing; perform new product costing, or analysis as requested.

    Audits and Analysis

  • Performing BOM, routings and cost audits for newly introduced and existing product.

  • Tracking, Reporting and communication of audit results.

    Continuous Improvement Projects

  • Lead or participate in projects intended to reduce cost, improve BOM structure, improve BOM accuracy.

    What Do You Bring?

  • Degree or diploma in Engineering or Engineering Technologist – preferably mechanical engineering.

  • 2 – 4 years of relatable experience, specifically, project management experience with emphasis on meeting deadlines and using technical software.

  • Experience working in a multi-level ERP system.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong team-work skills.

  • Strong knowledge of materials, processes and standards used in the manufacturing process.

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to perform ODBC queries in access or as400 is an asset.

  • Advanced excel skills including Vlookup and offline load.

  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.

    Why Work with Us?

    As Palliser grows, we recognize the importance of investing in our people, as well as the people who will bring us to the next level in the furniture industry.

    Palliser is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and an environment where every employee has the opportunity to excel.

    We offer plenty of benefits to the people who made us what we are today.

  • Employee Family Assistance Program

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including life, health, dental, disability

  • Potential RRSP Match Program

  • Employee Furniture Purchase Program

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Free Parking

    What Next?

    Click Apply Now by October 29, 2021 and tell us why you’d make an excellent fit for this position.

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