Engineering Technologist

AGI Westeel


Closing: February 11, 2022

Posted: January 13, 2022


Calgary, AB, Canada

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 4,000 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Westeel is one of Canada's foremost manufacturers of steel storage products, offering a wide range of commercial storage solutions to meet the needs of the petroleum, agricultural and commercial sectors. We are one of the largest suppliers of ULC steel fuel tanks in Canada with customers from coast-to-coast.

The Opportunity

This position is responsible for product application design; creating approval and production drawings to support the sales and production cycle. In addition, this position focuses on continuous improvement through cost reductions, product maintenance and product innovation.

The Team

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position accomplishes the activities of the Engineering department to support Sales and Operations.


  • Use AutoDesk Inventor to produce shop drawings for custom and standard tanks for fabrication
  • Create and maintain standard drawing database through AutoDesk Vault
  • Assist Sales from conceptualization through drafting and component selection to create build to order drawing packages for customer approval
  • Review changes related to build to order drawing packages as communicated through customer reviews of approval drawings
  • Complete comprehensive drawing packages from approved drawing to production detail to ensure final product matches customer requirement
  • Verify that all drawings and jobs meet applicable codes
  • Provide input to Quality Assurance as it relates to audits conducted as part of compliance of codes
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to help solve day-to-day issues and ensure custom products meet required specifications
  • Create, maintain, and enter data regarding bills of materials, routings, and part numbers in ERP (SAP) system
  • Network regularly with production department to ensure accuracy of engineered drawings
  • Work closely with Master Schedulers to ensure work orders meet requirements
  • Maintain and follow ISO 9001:200 Engineering processes, procedures and documentation
  • Participate in production meetings and any other product related meetings as required
  • Cooperate with Buyers to ensure parts and material meet specifications
  • Participate in the maintenance of product manuals and instruction documents, and maintain and update those manuals and documents
  • Provide technical information support to the outside sales team
  • Collaborate regularly with and provide support to Customer Service and R&D
  • Work with a sense of urgency in order to meet critical objectives and deadlines as assigned by Operation Manager
  • Complete documentation packages
  • Perform other related duties as requested, consistent with the classification


  • Certified Engineering Technologist (CET)
  • 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Highly skilled in CAD, AutoDesk Inventor and AutoDesk Vault
  • Strong experience with MS Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to interpret complex drawings and spatial concepts/relations.
  • Ability to create/modify drawings on the AutoCAD program is a must have


How To Apply

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We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.