Careers

Careers

Orenda Energy Solutions is a young, entrepreneurial company active in the exciting and fast growing renewable market.
 
Orenda has designed a range of small-scale wind turbine systems for grid connected renewable energy solutions which are based on a simple and safe mechanical design. Each wind turbine incorporates a direct drive generator, fixed pitch blades, and an innovative braking system. This solid foundation is combined with a real-time computerized controller, delivering optimal performance with unsurpassed safety.
 
Orenda is seeking to recruit ambitious individuals for our operations in Canada and Scotland. These are rare and exciting opportunities to make an immediate contribution in a small, dynamic and fast growing company.
 
If you are not seeking to make a difference then you need not apply.


Senior Production Technician


Reports to: : VP Engineering and Operations Summary

This position requires experience with production coordination including guidance and work allocation to the Assembly Technicians. This is a hands-on role. There is an expectation that the successful candidate will be willing and able to participate in build activities.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in the assembly and testing of complex electro-mechanical and hydraulic systems.

Job Related Competencies:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Team work
  • Planning and organizing
  • Accountability
  • Problem Solving


Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in a weekly Order Fulfillment meeting to clarify objectives and deliverables
  • Raise work orders as required, and ensure a timely progression.
  • Provides guidance to assigned staff
  • Resource allocation including materials and employees
  • Ensure correct logging of work order travellers & test reports
  • Liaise with sourcing & shipping as required
  • Ensure correct use of processes (RMA, NC, WI, Material Handling & Storage, Receiving, Logistics etc.)


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • The experience and ability to work under general direction with respect to business objectives and company philosophy
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current Ontario health and safety obligations
  • Experience with maintaining tooling and equipment
  • Experience with technical inspection of mechanical, hydraulic & electrical assemblies
  • Experience of programming PLC/firmware devices according to work instructions
  • Work Environment Knowledge
    • Ensure adequate tooling is available
    • Ensure work environment is kept clean & compliant with Health and Safety regulations
    • Ensure tool calibration & maintenance log is kept up to date & all calibration is done in a timely fashion
    • Ability to deliver; goal oriented with a strong work ethic


    Required Experience:
  • 5+ years in electro-mechanical production environment
  • Hydraulics experience highly preferred
  • Experience of electrical and mechanical QA essential


Additional information:
  • This position requires the physical ability to handle/lift heavy components in the assembly and shipping process


Job Type: Full time: regular weekly business hours.
Location: Iroquois Ontario
Availability: Immediate