Overview

Process Engineer Job at KF Aerospace – in Kelowna, BC

PROCESS ENGINEER

We’re all about the craft.

KF Aerospace is proud to deliver innovative aircraft solutions for corporate, commercial and military customers worldwide. Launched 50 years ago out of Canada’s Okanagan Valley, KF has grown to specialize in a wide range of aviation services including maintenance and modifications, air cargo operations, military pilot training and aircraft leasing. With facilities across Canada, KF is home to a 1,000 strong, highly skilled workforce. Our passion for our craft fuels every project we touch.

JOB OVERVIEW

The Process Engineer works as part of the Continuous Improvement Team to identify, develop, visualize, and implement process and systems improvements to enhance quality, streamline administration, and reduce labour costs and project turn times for aircraft maintenance and modification work.

The Process Engineer will work very closely with maintenance operations staff (Kelowna and Hamilton) to help identify and resolve operational and process bottlenecks, leading to more efficient use of labour and processes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess (and document) existing aircraft maintenance processes and workflows
  • Gather information and feedback from KF staff
  • identify ways to optimize production/productivity
  • Develop improvement options and recommendations; assess risk of change
  • Design improved process flows, manpower optimization, and technological improvements
  • Document and implement approved changes
  • Manage resources to achieve assigned project goals
  • Complete research for a variety of CI initiatives Assist staff with the use of (new) technology

REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of a relevant Engineering Degree (or diploma) combined with 3 years of relevant experience OR a minimum of 5 years of relevant process improvement experience
  • Basic knowledge of aircraft repair and /or modification processes
  • Basic knowledge of Project Management principles and concepts
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in process extraction and visualization
  • Proven experience in working and effectively communicating with people from all levels in an organization on process design and improvement
  • Able to visualize, and communicate the big (process) picture
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong Communication and Technical writing skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Process mapping software (Visio, CAD etc.)

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Sponsored by:

  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Senior Manager, Hangar Operations

Reports to the CI Manager

Works closely with:

  • CI Specialists
  • Hangar Operations Managers
  • Project Supervisors
  • Project Coordinators

BENEFITS

Full-Time staff benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Health and Dental
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Health Spending Account
  • Paid vacation and Personal time off
  • The opportunity to bank overtime
  • Pension matching plan and voluntary RRSP
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Free financial advice
  • A bonus program based on organizational performance

HOW TO APPLY

Be a part of our craft. Apply for the Process Engineer position at kfaero.ca/careers today!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Work remotely:

About the Company

Company: KF Aerospace –

Company Location:  Kelowna, BC

Estimated Salary:

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