Factory Layout Engineer


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About this role: Factory Layout Engineer

Factory Layout Engineer (Perm)Montreal. QC


We are currently in search of a Factory Layout Engineer on behalf of our client located in Montreal, Quebec. The ideal candidate should possess substantial experience in construction design, production design, and/or product design. This role uniquely combines all three disciplines, aiming to achieve exceptional designs by effectively managing all aspects of the production facility. The Factory Layout & Modelling Team is dedicated to delivering factory designs with a strong emphasis on cross-functional compatibility, technical modularity, and the implementation of industry best practices.


  • Collaborate with the team to draft comprehensive factory layouts, including equipment placement.
  • Engage in engineering design processes from inception through operational phases.
  • Oversee site conceptualization, supplier relationships, construction, commissioning, and post-operational upgrades and modifications.
  • Establish standards for layouts and backend software, actively participating in various projects alongside an 11-person team consisting of experts in piping, architecture, and layout.
  • Integrate into the blueprint team, offering valuable feedback and local insights to guide decision-making.
  • Engage in day-to-day interactions with various teams and provide constructive input to stakeholders in material handling, maintenance, logistics, operations, and building management.
  • Adapt existing blueprint drawings as well as create new ones from scratch.
  • Account for various scenarios and factors.
  • Occasional travel to Sweden to interface with local teams.
  • Develop holistically optimized factory designs as an integral part of the company, with a strong focus on concept and basic engineering phases.
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary design scope, delivering innovative solutions to discerning stakeholders.
  • Generate and manage drawings, models, and metadata in both 2D and 3D CAD environments.
  • Contribute to the development of internal toolboxes and innovative work processes, pushing the boundaries of modern factory design practices.



  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • A degree (B.Sc/M.Sc.) in Engineering, preferably in Production, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing or production development, preferably with a focus on factory layout, factory/production design, process design, or related areas.
  • Experience in packaging and manufacturing, particularly in production development.
  • A broad understanding of different engineering functions.
  • Experience in clean and dry room environments is advantageous, but flexibility in industry experience (e.g., manufacturing, automotive) is acceptable.
  • Background in production engineering, with prior experience in a factory setting.
  • Proficiency in CAD software and technical drawing.
  • Flexibility to work on brownfield or greenfield projects of varying sizes.
  • Knowledge of niche industries such as production engineering, process engineering, or development engineering.
  • Strong familiarity with Factory Design tools, practices, and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency in the Autodesk ecosystem is a notable asset.
  • Intermediate-level mechanical CAD skills.
  • A genuine interest and curiosity in tools, visualizations, and cutting-edge technical advancements.


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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Jen Folkes via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Jen Folkes
Brunel Canada - Toronto