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Manufacturing Design Team Lead


Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CANADA
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Our engineering consultants provide an extensive range of services including both contract and permanent hiring solutions, which we deliver from coast to coast and across all industries. Working closely with clients and candidates alike, Randstad Engineering provides specialized engineering, technical, construction and manufacturing staffing and recruitment services to Canada’s top organizations.
Randstad Engineering focuses on the following areas:

  • Architectural - Commercial, industrial, institutional, interiors, residential, and retail.
  • Construction - Commercial & industrial (ICI), heavy civil, institutional, mechanical & electrical, and roads & highways.
  • Consulting Engineering - Building sciences, building services, environmental & geotechnical, municipal, structural, and transportation.
  • Manufacturing - Aerospace, automation, automotive/ off road vehicles, building materials, electronics, equipment & machinery, and food & beverage.
  • Natural Resources - Energy, mining, oil & gas, and pulp & paper.

Manufacturing Design Team Lead (#274792)

Our Client is looking for a Manufacturing Design Lead for their Fort Saskatchewan, AB location.

Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Design Team Lead:

-The Design Team Lead is responsible for the activities of the in-house Design Office.
-Coach Team members to develop a Goal Zero mindset for personal safety and Project delivery.
-Set-up and administration of PO's and Invoices.
-Set work assignment and priority guidelines to meet workload commitments.
-SPI Data team - Resource and manage SPI data team (2-3 member team of SPI Administrator and Data Entry personnel).
-The Design Team Lead overseas engineering designs:
-Development of 'Construction Work Packages' (CWP's) for Small Capital Projects (<3$MM).
-Development of 'Construction Work Packages' (CWP's) for Maintenance.
-Incorporate a 'Safety in Design' philosophy into all CWPs.
-Accountable for CWP quality and progress of 'Fit for Purpose' engineering designs.
-Support outside Engineering Contractors (EPC's) to meet Site design and drafting expectations for larger capital projects.

The Design Team Lead also overseas documentation management:

-Ensures 'Master' documentation (Technical drawings, Inspection Sketches, LDT's, SPI data etc) is updated and maintained to ensure integrity of plant facilities.
-Ensures 'redline' mark-ups from field construction (Projects, MOC's etc.) are integrated into 'Master' documentation.
-Provides guidance and technical support to personnel from other departments with respect to document types, storage needs, standards, numbering systems etc.
-Supports the integration of third party generated documentation into the site Electronic Document Mgt System.

Design Team Lead is accountable for site Excavation Permits:

Accountable for Site excavation permits prepared by the Design Team, to ensure all excavations are carried out in a safe manner, and ensure the integrity of existing buried facilities.

Other Systems:

-CAD -Responsible for the site CAD system (AutoCad), development of drafting procedures, and user training.
-Ensure compliance of EPC generated documentation to meet Site CAD standards.
-Document Storage - Support the Tech Library in the set-up and administration of drawings stored in AIM.
-Glycol Tracing - Maintain and support the Glycol Tracing application and documentation used for GT designs and general data viewing.
-Support IT with the management of Application and Data servers (CAD, Glycol, Shared Data folders etc).
-SPI (Smart Plant Instrumentation) - Manage SPI data team to implement a work process and address backlog of instrument data from EPC's and Site sources.

Required Skill and Experiences:

Must be eligible to work for any employer in Canada without sponsorship.
Must have an 'Engineering Design Technology' Diploma from a recognised Institute such as NAIT or SAIT.
Experience in layout and design of facilities related to the Petrochemical Industry.
Experience with a major EPC company in the preparation of engineering designs and drawings.
Has a good understanding of the Project development process
Practical experience in the 'field'. Understands the relationship between facility design and Operations/Maintenance interface.
Primary skills set related to Mechanical/Piping, but knowledge of Electrical and Instrumentation desirable.
Member of 'Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists' (ASET).
Good working knowledge of CAD (Autocad) and related software components.
Practical knowledge of spreadsheets (Excel) and Databases.
Strong Interpersonal and motivation skills.
Strong communication skills (verbal, written and Technical).
Excellent problem solving techniques.
Ability to coach and delegate as necessary.


Design (Must Have)
Drafting (Must Have)
Manufacturing Engineering and Design (Must Have)

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About Randstad Canada

Randstad Canada is the Canadian leader for staffing, recruitment and HR Services. As the only fully integrated staffing company in the country, we understand the recruitment needs and demands of employers and job seekers across all levels and industries. Through our insightful knowledge of local markets, employment trends and global network of recruitment experts, we are shaping the Canadian world of work.
As a key player in the recruitment and staffing market, Randstad Canada provides unrivalled expertise in matching Canada’s top talent with the most sought after Canadian employers. Through our network of over 85 branches across 7 provinces, we offer fully bilingual solutions and operational excellence by meeting the unique needs of our clients and candidates across the country. We have helped employers fill more than 40,000 positions in diverse industries.

Randstad around the world

Randstad is the second largest HR services provider in the world, generating annual revenues of more than $27 billion. Randstad services more than 45 countries, with 28,000 corporate employees working from 4,300 branches, and employs over 450,000 people every day.

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