Equipment Maintenance & Calibration Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

We are currently recruiting an experienced Equipment Maintenance & Calibration Engineer to join our team supporting our client in the automotive industry.


  • Onsite
  • Must be willing and able to travel to the USA, without restrictions, effective on the start date


  • Maintaining and calibrating lab equipment and instruments
  • Collaborate with other lab stakeholders to establish a routine maintenance and calibration schedule
  • Liaise with internal partners and external vendors to coordinate preventive maintenance, repair, and calibration for all equipment employed in the battery lab, thereby contributing to a world-class battery lab.
  • Training, planning, documentation, and the launch of the lab
  • Identify prevention maintenance items, create maintenance plan in collaboration with equipment suppliers, and outline both in-house and outsourced maintenance protocols
  • Equipment calibration, working with Test Engineers and the Lab Quality Engineer to identify items requiring calibration
  • Developing a calibration schedule and specifying in-house and outsourced content.
  • Formulating work procedures that adhere to existing safety standards for all standard equipment maintenance and calibration processes
  • Establish and manage a comprehensive database containing equipment maintenance and calibration statuses
  • Publication of maintenance and calibration schedules within the lab
  • Day-to-day maintenance and calibration tasks
  • Overseeing the schedule, executing the maintenance and calibration plan, implementing corrective actions, generating calibration reports, optimizing maintenance and calibration intervals based on statistical analysis
  • Completion all mandatory training and adherence to safety requirements
  • Oversight of equipment maintenance and calibration planning, notification, and execution
  • Addressing repair and unplanned calibration requests from lab internal customers
  • Conducting analysis of calibration measurement uncertainty
  • Assisting Lab Quality Engineer in implementing the lab’s quality system, ensuring that maintenance and calibration documents and processes align with lab quality system requirements
  • Establishing/managing spare parts inventories
  • Ensuring all training requirements are kept up to date
  • Escalating issues to management when necessary
  • Tracking maintenance/calibration analytics and reporting-out to management on a regular basis
  • Supervising maintenance/calibration activities carried-out by in-house unionized skilled trades as well as external contractors


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related technical fields
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the field of laboratory or manufacturing equipment maintenance and calibration
  • Practical hands-on experience in calibrating common equipment parameters, such as voltage, current, and temperature
  • Knowledge of common laboratory tools and instruments
  • Knowledge of measurement uncertainty principles
  • Knowledge of quality systems, such as ISO 17025 or 9001
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; attention to detail
  • Previous job relevant experience in equipment maintenance and calibration management
  • Demonstrated capability in collaboration with partners from internal (lab engineers, unionized technicians) and external (outsourced service providers)
  • Accountable, customer service focused
  • Knowledge about lab quality system and calibration


  • Proficiency and hands-on experience with measurement uncertainty practices
  • Prior involvement with ISO 17025 accreditation
  • Experience working with EV battery test equipment, or similar high voltage, high power systems
  • Exposure in unionized workplaces


  • Paid Benefits after 90 days (individual and family) – extended medical, out-of-country coverage, dental etc.
  • Pension eligibility, with employer match, after 1 full year of work (open enrollment every October)

MEDA offers an excellent referral bonus. Great candidates know great candidates

MEDA Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of any of the protected reasons as described in the Ontario Human Rights Code. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, as described in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Accommodation requests will be reviewed and granted to those that request assistance during our hiring process.

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