Management Trainee, Operations


Toronto, ON, CA, M9W 1M7


Position Summary

This position is designed to develop high potential recent graduates for future management roles within the A&I group of ShawCor. The Management Training Program (MTP) involves multiple 8-16 month jobs rotations, which provides exposure to areas of the company with primary focus on operational activities. Throughout each rotation, MTs participate in a variety of projects that allow them to gain valuable knowledge, hands-on experience and make an impact on each department. The MTP is 2-3 years long, where assignments are assigned by the Operations Manager/ General Manager and their staff. The management trainee is expected to be an initiator of projects and to provide the spark to make a difference within the division. The MTP also offers a unique mentoring relationship to further develop and assist Management Trainees in career paths.




  • Production: Enhance supervisory and management skills. 
  • Materials Management: Identify root causes of material variances and implement viable solutions in reducing costs & improving turnovers.
  • Manufacturing ERP (IFS) system.


  • Product Engineering: Become familiar with the order engineering process and work with the configurator.
  • Quality Control: Be familiar with the ISO quality system and perform various assignments (i.e. QA engineer).
  • Process Engineering: Work on assignments to improve manufacturing process output and efficiency.

Human Relations:

  • Work with employees to motivate and improve operations in the plant and office.
  • Analyze and provide technical and HSE training to shop floor employees.
  • Assess employee performance and contribution.
  • Participate in measuring employee satisfaction.


  • Become knowledgeable and analyze ShawFlex order entry cycle and produce recommendations to improve.
  • Provide technical support for the regional managers and customers in North America. 


  • Be familiar with the division financials and how to retrieve cost data from the system.



  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Science Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical or relevant field preferred
  • Analytical ability to evaluate a diverse range of internal and external information and apply a variety of problem solving techniques.
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work independently in constructing and executing projects.
  • Possess strong people skills, be a team player and motivate team members to ensure acceptance of proposals and foster an environment conducive to change and continuous improvement.
  • Must be pro-active and determined with a strong desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and statistical software.


What Shawcor Offers

  • We understand times have changed and so have we. Shawcor offers flexible work arrangements (where possible) to suit your needs
  • We recognize your efforts in personalized and meaningful ways such as: Competitive salary, Incentive pay, Medical benefits, Retirement savings plan, Paid vacation days, Education Assistance Program and confidential access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Participation in Service Milestone Awards and ongoing recognition opportunities
  • Access to Mental Health support resources such as our personalized Mental Health and Wellness platform offered through Headversity
  • Employees are provided with personalized opportunities to support interests and career development (including Global Career and travel opportunities)
  • Commitment to continuously promote a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace environment 
  • Challenging and rewarding opportunities supported by training initiatives
  • We value ESG at Shawcor through company events, including volunteering opportunities for employees, social gatherings, community engagement opportunities and team building exercises
  • At Shawcor, safety comes first! We go the extra mile to ensure our employees are safe and healthy
  • We’re working to create a better world. Join us!
As the leading integrated energy services company, Shawcor is responsible for protecting the integrity of operational assets across the world. Succeeding in our current markets and pursuing our growth vision is made possible by our people. In addition to intelligence, dedication and professionalism, we look for individuals who embody our values. These include integrity, execution and technology, with a foundation of accountability, respect and doing the right thing.       
Integrity is the foundation on which we were built. And it’s not just in how we operate—it’s behind every product we engineer. It’s part of every new project we take on. And it’s the promise that we give our customers. At Shawcor, we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company. We want you to join our team!
Backed by the strengths of Shawcor, DSG-Canusa and ShawFlex brands form the Connection Systems Group. We manufacture a complete range of custom engineered cable, advanced cable accessories including heat shrink tubing, and automated application equipment. By connecting, insulating, sealing and protecting valuable assets and equipment systems, we assure the reliability of electrical connectivity across a wide range of applications - including Power Utilities, Industrial, Automotive and Energy spaces.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however we cannot accept telephone calls regarding this position. All recruiting activities are managed via our applicant tracking system. Please apply online to be considered for this opportunity.
Shawcor welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. To begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout our recruitment process, please contact our HR team at