Process Improvement Engineer


Toronto, ON, CA, M9W 1M7


Position Summary


The Process Improvement Engineer (PIE) is responsible for maintaining and improving production processes by reducing variation, enhancing equipment range and output capabilities as well as supporting continuous improvement efforts employing lean principles and techniques.  The Process Improvement Engineer is a hands-on role balancing the demands of direct day-to-day production engineering support with longer term strategic continuous improvement objectives.  A PIE candidate is self-driven with the ability to independently manage projects requiring problem solving and dynamic decision management to deliver world class process design and improvements to support business activities at the CSG Toronto Site.




  • Understand plant operating systems, equipment lines, and associated tooling in order to support and improve production efficiency, throughput and quality maintenance
  • Work directly with production personnel to provide day-to-day support and proactive problem resolution where required and possible
  • Develop and maintain standardized manufacturing specifications, control plans and operating procedures to ensure consistent and effective manufacturing capabilities in line with quality management standards and systems
  • Utilize formalized root cause problems solving techniques to resolve operational problems
  • Build and manage projects focusing on elimination of waste in the value stream
  • Modify production equipment to increase its output and product range
  • Analyze process data to identify and develop process improvement opportunities
  • Support the deployment of the Shawcor Manufacturing System (SMS)
  • Design and implement new production processes and tooling
  • Validate and commercialize processing of new products from prototype designs
  • Support HSE and quality system compliance
  • Provide training to employees on process engineering techniques and other methodologies to support continuous improvement
  • Contribute to the preparation of reports to document process capabilities for customers (ie. PPAP)
  • Develop systems to monitor and control process conditions utilizing Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques


Skills and Qualifications


  • At least 3 years’ experiencing executing process improvements in a Manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and safety awareness
  • Applied CAD design techniques
  • Understanding of polymer and processing technologies
  • History of application of advanced problem-solving skills
  • Well organized and strong interpersonal skills
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience is an asset with a strong understanding of lean tools/techniques and their effective use
  • Understanding of process control and data systems is an asset
  • Knowledge of TS16949 Quality Systems is an asset
  • Project management skills are an asset

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!


Backed by the strengths of Shawcor, DSG-Canusa and ShawFlex brands form the Automotive & Industrial 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 or emails 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