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Surrey, BC
Full Time
7 days ago

Growing kitchen cabinet manufacturer specializing in high end single family projects is looking for a Microvellum Engineer to join our established operation. We are looking for a team player who will uphold our vision and propel us to the next phase of expansion and development as an organization. 

The Microvellum Engineer is responsible for ensuring Microvellum is thoroughly set up to allow designers, engineers and equipment operators to complete their required responsibilities in an efficient manner. This is an exciting career opportunity for someone that enjoys taking on the system challenges inherent to fully integrating the process of cabinet manufacturing and creating effective solutions. 

If you are that individual, we would like to consider your application to join our design/engineering team.

Working as part of a team of fully trained and experienced estimators/project managers and production staff your day to day responsibilities will include:  

  • Engineer and create accurate drawings of casework, panels, and other components for multi and single family cabinet projects in Microvellum and AutoCAD using supplied dimensions, drawings and estimating data.
  • Adhere to required project specifications, building codes and other industry standards as specified; ensures all standards are established and reflected in the catalogue.
  • Trains designers on the proper and efficient use of Microvellum including drawing walls, kitchens, vanities, creating spec groups, drawing typicals for multifamily projects and then setting up individual units for the project.
  • Ensures engineers are sufficiently trained and knowledgeable to support designers.
  • Takes signed off shop drawings and establishes the process to generate MTO’s for purchasing purposes.
  • Ensures that engineers understand how to process jobs for the variety of CNC machines (routers and saws) once site measures are completed.
  • Ensures that operators are fully trained to operate CNC machines to open and access programs required to run jobs.
  • Ensures that tooling is appropriate and that operators understand and conduct tool changes and calibration procedures properly.
  • Generates reports as required so that Microvellum data can be integrated with the ERP, MES and material storage system in place.
  • Assist in resolving any production machine programming issues that may arise; carry out additional programming (such as nesting) to ensure maximum material utilization and efficient production.
  • Work with Estimating/Project Management and Production staff to prepare preliminary bid packages, identify and resolve technical issues and challenges; and programming for downstream automated production with full integration and optimization to ensure efficient production.
  • Look for opportunities to protect or improve project margins through innovation and best practices. 

To fully qualify for and be successful in this position you must have: 

  • Microvellum and AutoCAD experience in a Casework, Millwork or Woodwork type environment.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ related experience in the production environment of a medium to large cabinet manufacturer.
  • A strong overall understanding of computerized systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings/bid documents and conceptualize projects accurately.
  • Excellent analytical and judgmental skills; detail oriented and organized with an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize daily tasks and implement processes and procedures to support this.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Team player with an ability to work with others effectively and respectfully.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency using other general office software (eg Microsoft Office).
  • A personal drive to reach your development potential as a design/engineering professional.

This is a premium career opportunity offering safe, secure, stable employment in a modern, well equipped work environment. A top notch compensation package with excellent remuneration and benefits is offered for this full time, permanent position. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to advance their career with an established employer. If you are hired you can look forward to working amongst the best staff in the industry with a proven track record of excellence and professionalism. 

If this position suits your qualifications and interests please apply with a current resume outlining your capabilities. Phone, online and live interviews (fully spread out in a spacious area to maintain safety) are ongoing until the position is filled.

Please ensure that your contact information is up to date and complete so that we can contact you directly to schedule an interview. Resumes, and all interviews, are held in confidence. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview

Out of Province Applications:
Applicants applying from outside the province of BC are encouraged and will be considered but applicants MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada at the time of application. Relocation Assistance may be available based on individual applicant circumstances.


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