Manufacturing Engineer – Acton


March 7, 2022


April 7, 2022

Job Title:

Manufacturing Engineer


Superior Glove

Company Description:

Would you like an opportunity to contribute new ideas, where new perspectives are welcomed? How would you like to become a part of an innovative, family oriented and fast-growing organization? Then please read on! Who we are: Superior Glove is a family-owned company with over 100 years in designing and manufacturing innovative hand protection for every major hazard. We innovate to fit the protection workers need into comfortable PPE they’ll want to wear. Headquartered in Acton, Canada, Superior Glove has grown from humble beginnings to a global contender. Who we are looking for: Do you put people first? Are you passionate about creating a great product experience for customers? Are you innovative? A self-starter? Adaptable? Like to have fun? You could be part of the Superior Glove Works team! If you have superior communication skills, are a highly analytical, innovative and motivated individual with the ability to provide appropriate business solutions, please read on! If you consider yourself to be a positive individual that embraces innovation and enjoys supporting teams throughout the implementation process of new products and projects, this may be the role for you! Why work for us? Superior Glove is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work culture to ensure every voice is heard and valued. When you work at Superior Glove, you are part of the family! Some of the benefits/perks include: o Listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, past 9 consecutive years. o 2020 and 2021 awarded SME, part of the top 100 employers in Canada! o 2021 Excellence Award as one of Canada’s Safest Manufacturing Employers o Equivalent of three weeks’ vacation per calendar year to start for all permanent, full-time team members PLUS two paid days off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve! o Health, Dental, Vision, Extended Benefits, Group RRSP Plan, Health Savings account, etc. o Join our online company Recognition Program, gain access to fantastic rewards, including team member referral program o Access to our on-site fitness lessons, equipment, “Grab and Go” bikes and more o As part of the “family” you can join in on our community involvement, staff lunch adventures, annual barbeques and company events! o …And much more! We are a family owned and operated company meeting international standards by “Improving Occupational Hand Protection through Innovation”

Job Type:

Full Time

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Superior Glove Works Ltd. is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to work out of its headquarters located in Action, ON. Job/Position Summary: Reporting to the Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, the Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for supporting manufacturing by creating new product offerings. This will involve developing these offerings via handmade prototypes utilizing in-house testing equipment. The product is then staged for production with an emphasis on material usage and low labour costs. These new products are often unique and require equipment that does not exist yet therefore specialty fixtures and machinery need to be created or invented. This individual will be responsible for creating and maintaining these specialty devices to meet the production demands which may require automating the ways in which we manufacture. They will be required to keep detailed design records, timelines and costs. SOPs and maintenance procedures will also be required. The candidate can expect to be working on multiple hands-on projects at any given time. Superior Glove has locations in Point Leamington, Newfoundland, New York, Shreveport, Mexico and Acton, Ontario. The successful candidate will be based in Acton and must be willing and able to travel to the other locations, sometimes with extended stays, as required. This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven, dynamic, and enthusiastic individual looking for a career with a growth-oriented and successful company. If you are up to the challenge, we want to hear from you! Responsibilities: • Develop manufacturing process to produce new and existing products efficiently and safety • Prototyping, production staging and streamlining new and existing products • Process design, controls, operation, improvement, documentation • Document process for SOPs, training, metrics, etc. • Support Manufacturing Operations by troubleshooting, testing monitoring machinery to ensure efficient and safe operation • Continuous improvement for new and existing designs (pre-launch and post-launch) including corrections for QA issues • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications & Requirements: • Minimum 5 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience in a similar customized environment • Degree in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering or relevant field • Proficient in CAD and automation design (daily) • Proficient in PLC and motor controls • Kizan/6 sigma training, experience with lean training • Ability to supervise co-op students and projects • Working knowledge in tool and machine design • Hands on fabrication and design of prototypes/models • Able to diagnose and enhance logic control devises • Can perform practical DOE (design of experiments) to achieve product goals • Experience within the textile industry would be considered an asset • Formal safety knowledge to ensure machine compliance in Ontario, Newfoundland, Honduras • The ability to travel within and outside of Canada is required • A valid passport and willingness to comply with domestic and international travel requirements is a must • Bilingual in English/Spanish would be considered an asset • Follow and adhere to company’s policies and procedures

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter with “Manufacturing Engineer” in the subject line.


Superior Glove strives to create a respectful, accessible, and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, the company will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates with disabilities.