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Facilities and Manufacturing Engineer

Company Overview

Redlen Technologies is an innovator in the design and production of solid state radiation detectors. Our proprietary semiconductor production process for Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) materials enables a new generation of higher resolution all-digital imaging equipment for medical and security applications. Located in Victoria, B.C, Canada, Redlen is a rapidly growing supplier of CZT semiconductor radiation detector solutions. Currently at 100 employees and with international demand growing for our industry-leading products, Redlen offers a fantastic opportunity for those interested in making a difference in a fast paced high growth environment.

We are dedicated to serving our customers and place a high value on quality and teamwork. Candidates with previous manufacturing experience are preferred. Redlen provides an open, flexible, convivial work environment with salary / benefits commensurate with experience.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director – Engineering, the incumbent will play a key role in automating a complex semiconductor growth and device fabrication process to improve production efficiencies and product quality.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in mechanical design and process automation and a desire to spend time on the production floor learning current processes.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements and equipment layout;
  • Define specifications for new equipment and adaptations;
  • Source and purchase new equipment, components, processes, systems, etc for improved efficiencies in production and the operation of the facilities;
  • Define system requirements for new equipment and processes and/or modifications to existing equipment;
  • Schedule, install and commission equipment and processes following verification/validation procedures;
  • Design and/or select fixtures & tooling to meet R&D and manufacturing requirements;
  • Provide follow-up of design and development projects by training and guiding technicians;
  • Take on project management tasks as required;
  • Establish maintenance and repair services for new equipment and processes; follow manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures; requesting special service as required;
  • Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends;
  • Establish, justify and maintain project budgets; and
  • Provide technical support for plant layouts, facility improvements, purchase of equipment, upgrade of equipment, feasibility studies.



Five or more year experience in process automation in one or more of the following industries:

– Semiconductor or material processing or

– Semiconductor fabrication or

– Semiconductor packaging and test or

– A high volume manufacturing plant

Experience with MS Office programs is a must have

Experience with Solid Works or Equivalent 3D modeling program is a must have

Experience with AutoCAD (or other CAD system) is an asset

Hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment


Skills/Additional requirements:

Must possess excellent oral and written communications skills

Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team environment

Must have excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skills

A demonstrated ability to be innovative

Proven track record of delivering projects on time and on budget

Familiarity with 6 Sigma, Kanban, Lean Mfg is an asset

A solid understanding of manufacturing processes and/or construction processes

Demonstrate positive attitude and self-motivation



Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent

Registered Professional Engineer

How to Apply

We are dedicated to serving our customers and place a high value on quality and teamwork. Redlen provides an open, flexible, convivial work environment with salary / benefits commensurate with experience.

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