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Lead, Manufacturing Engineering

Date:  Sep 9, 2021

Lakeshore, ON, CA, N8N 5G8

Company:  Vistaprint

Who We Are:

Vistaprint is the industry leader in personalized physical and digital products. We empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression – and we’re fueled by forward-thinking and innovative technology. We encourage our engineers to think like owners – to continue to act small as we grow. Every team builds their own roadmaps, and chooses the programming languages and technologies that suit them best. This helps us have a big impact at the enterprise level, while still feeling small and nimble.

Just last year, Vistaprint generated $1.508B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, websites and more.

About the Role:

You will provide expertise and strategic guidance on a wide range of projects and interact closely with cross functional teams to drive the introduction of new technology and new equipment to support new and existing products in North America.

Your role will include:

  • Scouting, researching, testing and validating new technology and equipment for NA manufacturing operations
  • Stay up to date on new technology and equipment through trade publications, tradeshows, conferences, webinars and regular follow-up with vendors and suppliers
  • Leading the testing of new technology and equipment to assess and validate performance and quality requirements
  • Leading the development and approval of business cases to introduce or upgrade technology and equipment for Vistaprint’s NA manufacturing operations
  • Leading and managing the introduction of new technology and equipment for NA manufacturing operations
  • Manage the project schedule and budget
  • Establish technical specifications and requirements for the new technology and equipment
  • Calculate, plan and lead installation of utilities to support new equipment and existing equipment moves.
  • Plan and lead installation of equipment and overall setup of new production areas to support new equipment installations.
  • Lead and acquire equipment safety sign-off by ensuring that all applicable safety laws and company policies are adhered to.
  • Lead acceptance tests (FAT, SAT) for new technology and equipment
  • Coordinate and support new material qualification and colour setup for new technology and equipment
  • Plan and support training of new equipment / processes.
  • Lead and support launch and ramp up of new equipment
  • Acting as the in-house technology expert
  • Develop and maintain Vistaprint’s NA technology roadmap for assigned area of expertise
  • Collaborate with and assist other MTech members with technical challenges for New Product Introductions
  • Build and maintain strong work relationships with partners in the Windsor and Reno plants, Global and Local Purchasing, Lines of Business, etc.

You’ll have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering with minimum of 10 years work experience or equivalent, to include experience evaluating and installing new technology and equipment. Experience in the printing industry considered a strong asset.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with:
  • CAD software
  • Financial analysis and decision-making
  • Statistical analysis techniques
  • Managing projects end-to-end.
  • Ability to manage numerous projects, must be able to work independently as well as in a team and be able to prioritize feature work and meet deadlines.

About Us:

As an e-commerce powerhouse, Vistaprint is a dynamic organization that maintains an exciting, entrepreneurial culture. With founder Robert Keane’s return as CEO, we’ve renewed our focus on empowering and helping small businesses. To do this, we create customer value (and delight) through accessible, cutting-edge technology. We thrive on providing opportunities for exploration, collaboration, innovation and growth – for both our customers and our team.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires.

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