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Manufacturing Engineer - First Light Technologies

Manufacturing Engineer - First Light Technologies

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Develop and maintain production equipment and processes from the project phase through to production release

About Us:

First Light Technologies is a rapidly expanding, award-winning designer, and manufacturer of solar-powered outdoor lighting products. We are committed to creating a positive impact on the world by revolutionizing outdoor lighting—making it more accessible, resilient, and environmentally friendly. Our lights have already contributed significantly to reducing carbon emissions, equivalent to driving over 30 million kilometers in a car. Join us in our mission for a brighter and sustainable future.

Recent Awards and Accolades:

- Multiple LIT Product Design Awards for the BFL and PLB Series

- Inclusion on the Globe & Mail list of Top Growing Companies since inception

- Five consecutive years on the Growth 500 list of the fastest-growing companies in Canada

- Six consecutive years on the Ready to Rocket Cleantech List

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will develop and maintain production equipment and processes from the project phase through to production release. You will also maintain and refine our existing production equipment and processes, to improve both performance and manufacturability.



• Designs, implements and manages production workstations, test fixtures and jigs.

• Implements and maintains production documentation and procedures.

• Ensures that products meet required specifications for quality, function, and reliability prior to delivery.

• Participates in product testing.

• Applies knowledge of mechanical/electrical engineering to drive containment and corrective action implementation into production.

• Designs and optimizes floor plan and production workflow.

• Implements and reports value stream KPI’s.

• Conducts time studies and targets improvements that will make the most impact to production quality, time, and cost.


Skills and Qualifications:

• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

• Exceptional attention to detail, analytical skills and problem solving.

• Ability to handle multiple jobs and adapt to a rapidly changing work environment with fluctuating priorities.

• Strong project management skills.

• Mechanical design experience required.

• Electrical design experience desired.

• SolidWorks and MS Office Suite experience required.

• Altium experience desired.

• Knowledge of adhesive dispensing desired.

• Experience in automation is an asset.


Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• 5+ years of relative work experience



• Casual dress

• Company events

• Dental care

• Disability insurance

• Extended health care

• Life insurance

• Paid time off

• RRSP match

• Vision care



A base salary range of $72,000/year to $90,000/year has been identified for this role. The specific base salary offered will be based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

How to apply:

If you're eager to seize this career opportunity and make a difference, don't hesitate to submit your resume and cover letter to First Light Technologies appreciates the interest of all applicants, but we'll only be in touch with successful candidates. Join us on this exciting journey, and together, let's illuminate the path to a brighter and more sustainable future!


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level

Salary range : 72000-90000

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