Manufacturing Process Engineer - Burnaby, BC Canada

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

Ballard's Manufacturing Engineering Team has a position available for a Manufacturing Process Engineer in our Burnaby facility.

The successful candidate will:

  • Design, develop, implement, and troubleshoot new and existing MEA sealing and MEA assembly processes. Existing processes include Liquid Injection Molding, cutting, bonding, and laminating
  • Specify, procure, commission, and qualify new equipment
  • Identify and justify projects to improve manufacturing capability, yields, productivity, and capacity
  • Manage drawings, shop floor work instructions/build sheets, process flows, plant layouts, material handling and quality control systems
  • Design, specify and commission tools, jigs, fixtures and tests
  • Use designed experiments to optimize processes and build transfer functions between process variables versus finished product requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical preferred); P. Eng. designation preferred
  • Solid modeling experience (Pro-E preferred)
  • Experience in liquid injection molding and mold flow analysis
  • 5 to 10 years minimum experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Practical experience applying lean manufacturing and DFM methodologies
  • Experience using APQP elements - PFMEA, Process Flow, Control Plan
  • Strong knowledge of SPC and statistical methods
  • Experience in tooling design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Customer focused

The successful candidate should have a track record of leading multiple projects and developing and implementing projects using tools and methodologies such as QFD, FMEA, DOE, SPC, and Error Proofing is preferred.

Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

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