Optical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering – Montreal

  • Company:
    MPB Communications Inc.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
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Job Description

The Process Engineer is part of the Manufacturing Engineering team responsible for production improvement and support. The responsibilities attached to this position will include:

  • Develop, optimize, document and implement cost-effective manufacturing processes
  • Analyze processes for Telecom and lasers prototypes for transfer in production, adapt, refine and document for highly efficient production
  • Establish and maintain standard operation procedures and quality documents
  • Improve existing manufacturing processes
  • Train operators and technicians on new procedures
  • Research new manufacturing technologies
  • Determine components detailed specifications and tolerances
  • Perform experiments and produce reports for new parts
  • Use statistical process control tools to track and improve processes, including metrics, data collection and analysis (i.e. Cpk Analysis)
  • Develop maintenance and troubleshooting procedures for tools and equipment
  • Evaluate production costs, support development, optimization and documentation to maintain a lean manufacturing
  • Analyze customer returns (RMA) – evaluate for product improvements
  • Program, automate various test procedures, analyse and report on collected data
  • Other tasks as required


  • Hands-on knowledge of fiber splicing & handling.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills with Microsoft Office software and Windows Operating system. EXCEL skills required.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Effective analytical and problems solving skills.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Ability to communicate new concepts effectively.


The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering with working knowledge of fiber optics and lasers or an equivalent degree with extensive experience. Good knowledge of manufacturing environment is crucial.

Company Description

MPBC is a world leader in fiber-optic telecommunications equipment, data centres, space and fiber lasers for biophotonic and research applications. Established for over 40 years, MPBC offers a dynamic research and development environment staffed by highly qualified engineers (hardware and software) and optical physicists.

MPB Communications is located in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Started in 1977, the Company has become a leader in the industries of Communications, Lasers, and Space Photonics.