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Process Engineer – 14 Month Term

  • Process Engineering
  • Ottawa
  • 14 Month Term

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter by Apr 14, 2023

Royal Canadian Mint is hiring a Process Engineer for a 14 month term who can thrive in a dynamic and inclusive environment.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Process Engineering, the Process Engineer is responsible for providing technical support to the Ottawa manufacturing facility. The incumbent will develop engineering solutions that can resolve production issues, implement new processes using lean principles and work on continuous improvement projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide expertise to support production for reliable and effective manufacturing as it relates to chemical / mechanical / metallurgical issues; review and develop processes for a predictable and repeatable manufacturing operation.
  • Participate in problem analysis and solution recommendation; hands-on approach is a requirement.
  • Provide hands-on skills to complete projects related to precious metal casting, processing and material handling.
  • Prepare process specifications to meet design and manufacturing requirements.
  • Propose, develop, review and approve relevant detailed specifications and drawings required for project implementation.
  • Collect and evaluate data.
  • Lead and participate in root cause analysis and continuous improvement projects relating to processes, materials, machinery and technology.
  • Participate in the review of Environmental and Health and Safety requirements relating to the manufacturing process.
  • Develop Process Control Plans (PCP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Total Preventive Maintenance (TPM) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) documents as they relate to the manufacturing process.


  • University degree in Engineering with specialization in Manufacturing Engineering, Process Engineering or equivalent..
  • Professional Engineer or Engineering Intern (PEO or OIQ).
  • Past experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset.
  • Problem identification and resolution using an experimental, scientific approach is required.
  • Aptitude and ability to understand complex equipment and processes.
  • Technical knowledge and experience in non-ferrous and/or precious metal processing, metal forming and metal finishing is an asset.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail and data accuracy. Knowledge and experience using six-sigma methodology is an asset.
  • Proven project management skills is an asset.
  • Prior exposure to ISO environments and work experience in Lean Manufacturing / Lean Enterprise environment is an asset.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Shows a high level of integrity.
  • Ability to be autonomous and a self-starter.
  • Able to collaborate with other team members, with the ability to influence and persuade others while also being open to receiving suggestions and feedback.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingualism is an asset.