Essentials of Manufacturing Engineer - Maintenance Specialist

Position Description

Job Summary

The revolution is on—and you can help us shape it

Today is an exciting time to be in manufacturing. At Saint-Gobain North America, we are asking the questions that will ultimately bring our factories to the next level: Manufacturing 4.0. The answers are still being defined, and our Essentials of Manufacturing (EoM) Development Program will provide the access and support you need to help us answer those questions. In this full-time, permanent, engineering role, you will help innovate the industry in the near-term and for years to come.

Each challenge you’re given; each insight that’s shared; each lesson you learn over our 18-month program - ALL of it will help shape you into a thought leader of tomorrow. We’ll do this by:

  • Preparing you for a dynamic career at a pivotal moment in the next manufacturing revolution
  • Teaching you to apply educational theory to manufacturing practice.
  • Inspiring you to make an impact, bring factories to the next level.

Why Join us?


Every three months, spend approximately one week at a different plant in North America with the rest of our early-career community—learning about our business, products, and operations and building strong camaraderie.

Navigate through large and diverse business units alongside a dedicated mentor, who shares knowledge and career tips essential to success and career development.

Work on projects that are a priority to the business and will challenge your skills as well as the old ways of manufacturing. Upon program completion, have the opportunity to transition into an operational role in one of our nearly 50 sites in Canada.

Enjoy our program’s focus on impact, from Day 1. You will experience a unique level of empowerment—including responsibility for concrete results—all while gaining invaluable experience within a condensed period of time.

Program Summary:
Our 18-month development program provides participants a full-time operational role, participants will partake in a development program that is designed to increase their manufacturing skills and their exposure to Saint-Gobain. Participants are provided with classroom-based E-learnings, hands-on action-based learning in operational environments as well as a plethora of networking opportunities all designed to accelerate your career development and future career growth.

Required Qualifications

  • Completed B.S. in an engineering discipline (Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical, Material Sciences, Electrical, Mechatronics)
  • A desire to learn and leave your comfort zone
  • A desire to be a part of a community and cohort
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • An active passport and able to travel in the US and CAN.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process to applicants upon their request. This commitment is in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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Essentials of Manufacturing Engineer - Maintenance Specialist

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Posting Date: 11/26/2023

Job Code: CAN00483

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