Overview

Process Engineer Job at Kelowna Flightcraft – in Kelowna, BC

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!

About the Company

Company: Kelowna Flightcraft –

Company Location:  Kelowna, BC

Estimated Salary:

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