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55 Six Point Road, Toronto, Ontario, M8Z 2X3


Quality Assurance Inspector

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Quality Assurance Inspector (QAI) to join our team. Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, QAI will perform a role that supports the activities of the Quality Assurance Department in the areas of supplier Quality Control and Inspection of manufacturing activities.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Looking through drawing, blueprints, and specific stions to understand the design requirements of products
  • Measuring product dimensions, examining the functionality of products, and comparing the final products to see if standards are met
  • Documenting inspection findings, and completing detailed repots and performance records
  • Interacting with engineering and manufacturing groups to find best resolution for critical discrepancies as applicable.

Required Qualifications

A strong technical background in quality control, inspection of large machinery and precision machined parts.

  • Strong technical knowledge in understanding the assembly drawings and identifying linked components into large Bill of Materials.
  • Practical working knowledge of ASTM & CSA Material Standards, ASME Inspection Standards, and CWB Welding Standards. ISO and European Standards would be advantageous.
  • Understanding of NDT Inspection processes and methods, NDT standards and heat treatment processes for steel.
  • Proficient in performing dimensional inspections of precision machined steel components to tight tolerances and able to use inspection instruments.
  • Skilled in the use of common business systems, Word, Excel, Outlook, Database MRP Systems, Web based applications such as Google Drive, and CAD systems.
  • Familiarity with principles of quality management system ISO 9001.
  • Must have a strong command of the English language and strong communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage time on multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to work independently to complete tasks as assigned.
  • College level technical education or apprenticeship in trade related to manufacturing, steel fabrication processes or production and machining operations. University diploma in Mechanical Engineering a strong asset.


Work Environment:

 Typical shop office and manufacturing work environment. The employee may occasionally need to lift or move items weighing up to 25 lbs. and carry inspection equipment.

Travel Requirements:

Local travel will be required as per business need, with own vehicle. Must have valid driver’s licence.

Hepburn Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request.

Business Development Manager - Mining

The Manager of Business Development, Mining Segment owns execution of the sales strategy for profitable growth of the mine hoisting business.  Working under the Vice President of Business Development, the Business Development Manager will work collaboratively within the organization and pro-actively with Hepburn’s current and future customers to drive the sales process from opportunity identification to purchase order/contract.

Required Qualifications:

  • Education level.  Mechanical/Electrical Engineer, P Eng, MBA Preferred.
  • Experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience of progressive global Business Development experience with large mining  [or RAS/marine Industry] mechanical and electrical capital equipment projects. 
  • Demonstrated expert in the sales process from opportunity identification to purchase order/contract delivery including development of value propositions, proposal generation, stakeholder management, cost estimating, contract negotiation, program management, budgeting and experience with project P&Ls.
  • History of building and managing sales funnels with above average conversion rates.
  • Contracts and negotiation expertise with a track record of negotiating contracts with favorable terms and conditions to support new business and long-term business relationships.
  • Proven analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills to evaluate business opportunities and leverage knowledge and industry experience to identify and champion customer focused solutions.
  • Relationship management experience.  History of working within the C suite to develop deep personal relationships to aid in moving opportunities though the sales funnel.
  • Highly proficient with technology.  Strong computer skills including Microsoft suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), and an understanding of ERP systems. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead global sales and marketing for Hepburn’s mine hoisting [or RAS] business segment including new business, spares and field service offerings. 
  • Develop and manage a new opportunities sales funnel.  Work collaboratively internally to develop and deliver end to end opportunity solutions from identification to product delivery including value proposition, products, services, contract structure, and pricing.  Identify and build relationships with key opportunity stakeholders to promote Hepburn and influence the outcomes in Hepburn’s favor.
  • Develop deep understanding of competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, product/service portfolios market trends, emerging technologies and market developments.  Participate in trade shows, promote and demonstrate/articulate Hepburn’s value proposition.   Expand the depth and breadth of Hepburn’s product offerings strategic to the company’s success.
  • Develop a close working relationship with the management team to help evolve sales strategy, drive innovation, enhance the product portfolio, and grow customer relationships.
  • Drive the internal opportunity costing processes including formation of cross functional teams, develop support and hardware costs and propose opportunity pricing and structure.
  • Prepare timely reports and analytical metrics allowing the monitoring and appraisal of sales programs and efforts.
  • Own the customer relationship.  Ensures the organization delivers on time to the highest standards in accordance with Hepburn’s brand promise including developing and nurturing deep relationships with key clients, industry organizations, partners and stakeholders.

Key attributes;

  • Customer focused – Works tirelessly on the customer’s behalf, listens/understands customer needs and represents the customer internally.
  • Self-starter, results and deadline driven.  Approaches all endeavors with a sense of urgency, willing to make that extra effort to make sure the work gets done and the deadlines met.  
  • Adaptive and flexible – Able to multi task, comfortable in fast moving and dynamic situations
  • Demonstrates strong work ethic with capacity for sustained effort and hard work over long periods of time.
  • Advanced interpersonal and presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, articulates value, influences stakeholders and builds confidence in the proposed solutions.
  • Influential leadership within a collaborative environment to build and motivate cross functional teams to achieve common goals and objectives.

Travel Requirements:

Up to 35% of international travel required.

Intermediate/Senior Mechanical Engineer – Replenishment at Sea (RAS)

Candidates with a strong mechanical aptitude are encouraged to apply for this position. Typically, our
engineering staff are involved in all aspects of the equipment life cycle. In-office phases include scope
definition, bidding, design, and manufacturing support. Out-of-office work will include factory testing,
installation supervision, commissioning, and long-term operational support.

The design work includes detailed solid modeling design of welded and machined parts, hydraulic and
pneumatic circuit design, and FEM stress analysis, as well as the selection of purchased specialty
components such as bearings, couplings, gear reducers, brakes and hydraulic and electric motors. Our
products are customized to the requirements of each customer and manufactured under subcontract at
locations around the world.
The out-of-office field service will involve factory testing, installation support, commissioning and
troubleshooting. This will include travel to manufacturing and commissioning sites that in the past have
included Spain, Italy, France, Australia, India, and Taiwan. The successful candidate may be in the field
for approximately 20% of the time.

Core Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of five to ten years of experience in the design of heavy industrial or marine equipment
  • Solid working knowledge of industrial hydraulic systems, including closed loop hydrostatic drives
  • Strong design aptitude using 3D CAD
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer or eligibility
  • Interest in and ability to travel to support company supplied equipment

Other Relevant Skills

  • Excellent English communication skills both verbal and written
  • Marine equipment design experience
  • Comfortable with the specification of electric motors and interfacing with electrical engineering for control schemes

Location: Toronto, Canada

Intermediate Electrical Engineer (Control and Automation)

The Intermediate Electrical Engineer (Control and Automation) will be based in our Toronto office and work under the general supervision of the Principal Electrical Engineer.  You will perform the function of Intermediate Electrical Engineer, using sound judgment and application of standards and policies, managing work and attaining of business objectives while adhering to deadlines.

Hepburn Engineering Inc is a successful medium-sized Toronto based company that designs, builds and commissions heavy lifting equipment including mine hoists and replenishment-at-sea transfer systems for customers around the world. Hepburn Engineering integrates custom-designed mechanical equipment with sophisticated controls, hydraulics, and electrical drives in the range up to 10,000 HP. Electrical and mechanical engineers work as an integrated team. Information about Hepburn Engineering can be found on the company website


Thanks to our rapid growth, we are seeking to hire a full time Intermediate Electrical Engineer (Control and Automation) with a focus on hoisting system control and automation to help us continue our upward trajectory. If you’re excited to work in a position with autonomy and responsibility at a growing company, we want to hear from you.


Typically, our engineering employees are involved in all aspects of the equipment life cycle including scope definition, bidding, design, manufacture, assembly, installation-commissioning, field service plus long-term operational support.



  • Performs detailed electrical design of mine hoist control systems, including SLD, Control Narratives, PLC’s, detailed BOM’s, and specifications for electrical equipment builds.
  • Develops PLC and HMI programs for Safety Critical hoisting applications.
  • Works in a project environment in close association with electrical and mechanical design engineers to produce integrated custom-built equipment.
  • Participates in equipment start-up and commissioning at customer mine sites in Canada and worldwide, including sign-off on all safety critical functions, and ensuring compliance with all relevant equipment and safety codes applicable.
  • Provides field service support, including site inspections, service contracts, and emergency shut down situations at customer mine sites or through remote access.
  • Generates and reviews equipment documentation including operating and maintenance manuals, safety compliance reports, electrical schematics, test procedures and specifications. Ensures standards and finalized design documentation, are maintained and controlled in compliance with company Intellectual Property rules and guidelines.
  • Work in accordance with Hepburn Engineering Inc. (HEI) Policies, Quality Management System (QMS) standards and procedures.
  • Employee is required to wear all assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as, safety glasses, hard hat, safety boots, high visibility protective clothing, etc.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner and in compliance with Hepburn Engineering Inc. Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Master’ Degree in Electrical Engineering is preferable
  • 3-6 years experience in application, design, or commissioning of PLC-based control systems and HMI’s.
  • Preferred 3-6 years experience in application, design, or commissioning of AC Variable Frequency Drives (VFD).
  • Experience working as an electrical or control and automation engineer in the mining or metals industry.
  • Exceptional, organizational and communication skills in both verbal and written English.
  • Motivated, able to plan and execute work to project schedules.
  • Working experience with AutoCAD Electrical, Allen-Bradley PLC, HMI Programming and MS Office suite.
  • Familiar with Safety Integrity Level (SIL) process applications


The role includes field service work that involves equipment audits, installation support, commissioning and troubleshooting.  The field service work in this role will include travel to mines and mining projects in Canada, USA, Mexico, Mongolia, Indonesia, Ireland, Peru, Morocco and Australia. After the initial familiarization period of 6 to 12months, the Intermediate Electrical Engineer (Controls and Automation) could expect to be assigned travel assignments and they may be in the field for approximately 20%  - 30% of the time.


Salary range is $90k-$110k depending on experience. Hepburn Engineering includes medical benefits and field work compensation policy.

Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Manager

The Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Manager is a full-time position based in our Toronto, Ontario office. The ILS Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Integrated Logistics Support for multiple clients with varied ILS requirements and ensuring compliance to contractual ILS requirements. The ILS Manager will also be responsible for preparing compliance matrices and estimating ILS effort for new projects. The ILS Manager will be responsible for managing a small team of ILS Analysts and Technical Writers.

The role of the ILS manager is a working manager, that will be responsible for developing the maintenance and support solutions for HEI products, conducting ILS tasks throughout the all phases of a product’s life cycle, including development projects, delivery programs or in-service product sustainment.



Hepburn Engineering Inc is a successful medium-sized Toronto based company that designs, builds and commissions heavy lifting equipment including mine hoists and replenishment-at-sea transfer systems for customers around the world. Hepburn Engineering integrates custom-designed mechanical equipment with complex controls, hydraulics and electrical drives in the range up to 10,000 HP.

Thanks to our rapid growth, we are seeking to hire an Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Manager to help us continue our upward trajectory. If you’re excited to work in a position with autonomy and responsibility at a growing company, we want to hear from you.


Reporting Structure / Supervision:

Reports to the Quality Assurance Manager or his designee.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Review contracts to ensure compliance for ILS deliverables.
  • Liaise with customers to resolve questions and provide updates on project ILS timelines.
  • Liaise with engineering to provide clarification on impacts to ILS deliverables due to design or other systems changes.
  • Manage a small team of Technical Writers/ILS Analysts.
  • Prepare various ILS documentation in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Define the support concept and establish the resources required to maintain HEI products.
  • Analyze HEI systems and equipment, determining the requirements for tools, test equipment, spare parts and consumables.
  • Produce the maintenance and support plan for the support of equipment and systems.
  • Review purchase orders to ensure compliance for ILS requirements is flowed through to the supply chain.
  • Prepare preventive and corrective maintenance procedures according to contractual requirements.
  • Be in charge of the development of technical manuals for installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of HEI equipment.
  • Review design documentation to perform spares analysis and catalogue spares data according to contract requirements.
  • Manage compliance of Hepburn manuals with applicable commercial and government/military standards.
  • Work with engineers to create maintenance procedures using a systematic approach.
  • Develop packaging, handling, storage and transportation requirements.
  • Prepare reliability and maintainability data as required.
  • Contribute to FMECA analysis.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-year experience of logistics engineering in a defense industry ILS environment.
  • Demonstrated organization with capacity to prioritize competing deliverables.
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication in the English language.
  • Attention to detail when reviewing contracts.
  • Must have a Mechanical and/or Electrical aptitude and demonstrated ability to quickly understand and apply technical concepts and principles to solve problems.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time on multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to work independently to complete tasks as assigned.
  • Knowledge and application of military logistic processes and standards, including MIL-STD188-2B, GEIA 0007, MIL-PRF-49506, S-series specifications or DEF-STAN 00-60 is an asset.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate scope with customers while maintaining a positive working relationship.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Mechanical / Electrical Engineering Technologist or Technician or equivalent post-secondary  qualification from the Armed Forces
  • Experience with aftermarket support in the defense industry.
  • Experience in a customer facing role.
  • Experience managing a team of direct or indirect reports.
  • Experience using Adobe Illustrator.
  • Proficiency using Madcap Flare or Similar XML Authoring Tools.
  • Attention to detail when formatting and reviewing technical manuals.


Travel Requirements:

Not applicable.


Salary range is $90k-$130k depending on experience. Hepburn Engineering includes medical benefits

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