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Engineering Technologist - Shift Lead - Vancouver, BC

MineSense Technologies

MineSense Technologies

Apple Valley, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023

We’re passionate about our technology and we’re gathering momentum…

MineSense Technologies Ltd. is revolutionizing the Mining industry. We combine advanced sensing technologies and data analytics to provide mining companies the ability to better differentiate ore from waste at the mining face and conveyor belts. Our novel solutions are used to significantly boost mine profitability, sustainability and empower mine operators to make processing decisions that directly reduce their environmental footprint.

To help scale and fuel its commercialization strategy, MineSense needs people from diverse disciplines and backgrounds. If you are looking to spark your career and work with like-minded, respected and innovative professionals who are excited by a common vision to change the status-quo, we are the perfect environment for you. Please visit our website at to learn more about our team!

We are looking to add an Engineering Technologist, Shift Lead to our Operations Team in Vancouver, BC. Reporting to the Manager, Vancouver Operations, this individual is responsible for supervising the daily activities of our Technologists to ensure smooth production runs. An ideal candidate will be a detail oriented self-starter that enjoys learning innovative hands-on solutions.

How to Apply:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the daily activities of Engineering Technicians, ensuring that all production processes are followed and that the production team meets all production goals and objectives.
  • Train new Technicians and ensure that they have the necessary skills to operate machinery and perform production tasks in a safe and effective manner.
  • Optimize production to ensure that all technicians and equipment are working efficiently, and production output meets or exceeds expectations.
  • Monitor the flow of production, tracking reasons for delays or low production output, and take corrective actions when necessary.
  • Document any production delays or low output and report to the Operations Manager on the reasons for these issues.
  • Collaborate with other production teams and departments to identify and implement process improvements to increase production efficiency and quality.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by enforcing safety standards and procedures.
  • Assemble products & prototypes using hand tools.
  • Carry out end of line testing on products as well as development testing on prototypes.
  • Modify and/or fabricate mechanical parts and electrical harnesses.
  • Establish work control systems to ensure standards of performance, quality, cost and safety are met.
  • Specify and procure tools and instrumentation as required.
  • Contribute to product design and manufacturability improvements.
  • Additional duties as occasionally required by your manager.


  • Strong leadership skills and ability to effectively communicate with technicians, management, and other departments.
  • Technologist diploma in mechanical, electrical, mechatronics or relevant discipline and/or a minimum of 3 years of related experience in a product development, manufacturing, or servicing environment.
  • Demonstrated mechanical and electrical assembly capability (i.e. basic hand tools and multimeters).
  • Hands on fabrication and maintenance capability.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical part and assembly drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and systems.
  • Proficient in using a PC for running tests, reporting, and recording results.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask, meet demanding deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to make decisions quickly.
  • Able to operate a sit-down counterbalanced forklift (forklift training will be provided).
  • Able to lift heavy objects up to 30-40 lbs from time to time.
  • Health & Safety conscious individual.
  • Legally able to work in Canada.

Why MineSense is your Next Great Opportunity:

You are guaranteed to work with new technologies that expand your technical knowledge and expertise. We use the latest software, hardware, industrial, controls and communication technologies in each of our sensor-rich products.

NOTE: We would like to thank all candidates who apply, however, only those who are qualified and who are eligible to accept employment in Canada WITHOUT sponsorship will be considered. No Agencies please.

We are committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees, our customers and members of the public with whom we interact with regularly. Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work at MineSense and enter a MineSense office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to a medical reason or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.