Production Engineer

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Production Engineer

Dartmouth, NS


Posted Date: 08/03/2022

Job ID: JC22956738

Engineering & Technical

If you are a talented and experienced full-time Production Engineer, David Aplin Group has partnered with a Dartmouth, Nova Scotia-based company that is a global leader of complete marine heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC-R) systems providing turnkey solutions for commercial and military vessels through its 12 offices worldwide. Our client manages the entire process, from design to commissioning, installation, and in-service support.

Their expertise is in Naval and Marine Engineering Design, Product Engineering, Fabrication, Installation, Commissioning, and In-Service Support.

Perks and Benefits: 

  • An industry leader in Marine HVAC and Refrigeration Systems
  • A workplace that encourages teamwork and innovation in order to meet our customers’ needs
  • Competitive salary
  • Life & Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Short- and Long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Retirement program


Reporting to the Director of Operations Eastern Canada and working closely with the Engineering Team, the Production Engineer will be responsible to ensure the company’s work scope is manufactured and installed to the proper industry standards.

  • Plan and establish the sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble a product
  • Participate in design reviews of various projects and ensure design consistent with fabrication methodologies
  • Assist with managing BOMs (Bill of Materials) and reporting progress on a weekly basis
  • Participate in pre-production meetings
  • Collaborate in the analysis and resolution of various production problems
  • Verify and update drawings packages for fabrication
  • Participate in material selection and get information from (potential) suppliers
  • Inspect equipment and material to ensure conformance
  • Prepare estimates for change orders in the scope of work
  • Prepare quotation for ductwork and equipment
  • Review fabrication/construction methods on-site to assure product integrity
  • Participate in production processes improvement
  • Assist in commissioning activities and balancing of HVAC systems


  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering
  • 3 + years experience
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects within a fast-paced environment
  • Exposure to HVAC component Design, Refrigeration system (an asset)
  • Excellent 2D and 3D design skills (AutoCAD & or Inventor preferred)
  • Attention to quality and detail, as well as being a quick learner with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Desire to perform fieldwork and participate in on-ship tasks
  • Must be able to meet security clearance requirements

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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