Manufacturing Design Engineer or Design Technologist

We are currently seeking a MANUFACTURING DESIGN ENGINEER or TECHNOLOGIST to join our team at our MX-Manufacturing Centre in Edmonton, AB. 

Recent graduates and experienced professionals are all encouraged to apply as this role can provide the opportunity to grow and utilize a vast scope of knowledge and experience at any career stage.

Are you looking for a change?  Tired of working in an environment that doesn't stimulate you?   Then maybe it's time you worked for Packers Plus Energy Services!  

We have a world-class manufacturing facility with offices and production floor which are bright, open, and inviting.  If you're self-motivated,  innovative, and if operational excellence and safety are top priorities...then this is the place for you. 

We work hard and play hard - and together we contribute to greater success. 

Primary Role Focus

Design and develop tools/equipment and processes (as required) that provide increased efficiency for the manufacturing and production of down-hole completion product.  This role reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

 Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Complete small to medium design projects with moderate level of supervision
  • Complete all tasks (models, drawings, calculations, testing, technical documentation) required to drive projects from concept to production
  • Provide recommendations on design and processes (based on sound engineering principles) to continually improve efficiencies in product design, production, and product assembly
  • Provide engineering guidance and recommendations to various departments on manufacturing, quality, assembly, testing, and operational standards of new and existing tool designs
  • Revise and maintain drawings and models as necessary for design improvements, cost reduction, and manufacturability, while maintaining quality and design intent and ensuring they continue to meet Packers Plus standards
  • Review technical documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Support engineering and manufacturing as required to aid in product development, production, and product assembly
  • Ensure compliance with Packers Plus Safety, Health, & Environment program

Experience and Skills

  • 1+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD and document management systems (i.e. Solidworks and EPDM or similar systems) is required
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • High mechanical and mathematical aptitude
  • Possess technical knowledge in Engineering, Design, Manufacturing and/or Mathematical principles
  • Experience with down-hole tools, machining and/or manufacturing is an asset
  • Familiarity with basic oilfield operations is an asset
  • Familiarity with 5S, Six Sigma, or Lean Manufacturing is an asset
  • Green Belt Certification or higher is an asset
  • Ability to research & understand highly technical topics

Education and Training

  • Degree or Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical, Petroleum or other related field) or equivalent experience required
  • Local professional membership in APEGA/ASET is an asset
  • Green Belt Certification is an asset

Physical, Business and Safety Requirements

  • Position is “safety sensitive” and subject to pre-employment drug & alcohol testing
  • Subject to post-incident and reasonable cause drug & alcohol testing
  • Extended periods of sitting at a desk and use of computer, keyboard, and mouse
  • Possible lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs. 


  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-management
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Creativity
  • Interpersonal savvy

If you possess the above skill set, we encourage you to apply. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, creative problem solver who will be exposed to great learning opportunities within a fast-paced engaging work environment.  Build your future with Packers Plus ... helping us continue to develop state- of-the-art completion systems.

Please apply online - no phone calls please.  We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those qualified will be contacted.

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