J. Edgar and Associates Inc. has been serving the Manufacturing Industries since 1992. We source Supervisory and support staff for Management, Engineering, Quality, and Materials. If you are currently in the market for a new employment opportunity, we invite you to view the current opportunities below.

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We are currently seeking a Maintenance Manager to provide leadership, guidance, and direction for the maintenance organization in a manner consistent with company values, and ensure alignment with plant and company goals.  The MM will be responsible for providing leadership and working in compliance with established safety, health and environmental work practices, policies and procedures and properly uses personal protection and safety equipment as required.

As MM you will  Engage and inspire employees towards the establishment and maintenance of a positive safety culture while maintaining an Internal and external customer focus.  Liaising with Operations and Technology Transfer for the purposes of coordinating the generation and execution of equipment and systemís qualification and validation, is part of the key relationships you will hold.  Facilitating the collaboration of people in all departments (production, quality, safety, product development, distribution) and  Managing and planning all operations preventive maintenance (P.M.) activities and related documentation as per SOP to provide machine uptime to meet production schedules are essential mandates of this role. You will also assist in the execution of change control and qualification protocols for building and related equipment.

The MM  Monitors measures and reports on operational issues; Analyzes results and initiates appropriate actions to achieve/exceed business objectives and targets.  Part of this oversight will include supporting and demonstrating, facilitating the concepts of continuous learning and continuous improvement. You will be responsible for training, development and involvement of maintenance personnel within all areas of the plant. The incumbent will organize and lead the maintenance group to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources as well as Forecast and manage budgets, develop and execute long range maintenance capital budget plans,  Plan major maintenance projects and develop capital investment recommendations for the plant, Determine appropriate staffing and skill levels for the area,  Manage the maintenance of all equipment to ensure safe and continuous operations, and  Manage the spare part inventory of all equipment.

You should have a post graduate degree in or Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with either CET or P.Eng status and 7-10 years of experience with at least 5 years of successful Management exposure. Strong Communication skills are required as well as Computer skills including AutoCad.

Location: GTA, Salary: $90 to110K plus Bonus, Benefits: Full.

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We are currently seeking an experienced Manager of Commissioning and Qualification (C&Q) is responsible for the administration of the Commissioning and Qualification activities at the Toronto manufacturing site. This position will report to the Associate Director, Site Engineering and will be a key contributor to the Site Engineering team. The Manager C&Q will work closely with key stakeholders in a variety of departments within the manufacturing sites to assure all design changes, commissioning needs, and operational support requirements are met. 

Responsibilities will include: Acting as primary C&Q interface with Project Management and Quality functions.  Leading the use of the site C&Q Program and ensure alignment with corporate standards along with engineering best practices.   Being responsible for the management, mentoring and development of C&Q staff.  Leading development, approval, execution, resolution and reporting of all project specific engineering C&Q documentation. You will be responsible for project documentation management and quality of the Engineering Turnover Documentation as well as administration of training for site commissioning and qualification methods to execution team. Managing commissioning and qualification phase advancement. Monitoring/evaluate contractor safety performance throughout the duration of the project. Providing oversight to project contractors to ensure Site C&Q Program methods are being utilized per procedures.

You should be a self-starter with strong interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills working both independently and in a team environment.  This position requires strong analytical and communications skills are including  written and verbal presentation skills to support interactions with engineering management.  Strong mentoring and development experience is required.  You must be able to establish strong working relationships with stakeholders (Quality, Manufacturing, and MTech) to ensure high quality deliverables meeting CGMP and site quality requirements.

Required Qualifications:  Demonstrated knowledge of cGMPs and expertise in current commissioning and qualification methods utilizing industry guidance for applied risk management methods for the commissioning and qualification of manufacturing systems in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment. Demonstrated C&Q expertise in process automation, building automation systems and distributed control systems, working knowledge of CGMPs, sanitization and passivation, and Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing. Experience in a CGMP industry is required, Biotech preferred. Experience with current commissioning and qualification methods, including ISPE, ICH, and ASTM E2500 methodology. Knowledge of HPFBI & FDA regulatory requirements pertaining to bio-processing facilities. 5 yearsí functional management experience preferred.

Location - Toronto  - Salary - $90-110K - Bonus - 10%

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Cris Murray 416 225-6386.   Resumes in Word format to

BIOMEDICAL TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR, to $ 70K, plus bonus, Montreal

We are looking for a biomedical / electronics technician or engineer with 2- 4 years experience in scheduling and fulfilling service requests for haemodialysis customers in Quebec. Your responsibilities will include training staff, equipment installation and evaluation, creating, updating and implementing ISO procedures, responding to customer service issues, ensuring compliance to standards and procedures including regular metre checks.

You will be responsible for planning and scheduling all installations and evaluating requests for purchasing in addition to ensuring all equipment is current.  Your organization and scheduling experience is critical as you will create and maintain an after-hours on-call schedule to provide seamless customer service. Also, you will provide technical phone support, maintenance and repairs as required.

As part of the sales support efforts, you will contribute to customer meetings and follow-up with prospective customers to provide continuity. Of course familiarity with Word, Excel, Access and Lotus Notes is preferred.

Head Office: Montreal area

Travel in the province of Quebec: 30%

Bilingual: Excellent communications skills in French and English, spoken and written

To apply for this position: email your updated CV in Word format to: and phone Herb Botkin at 905 832-7588 in Toronto.


We are currently looking for an Engineer to manage improvement projects at one of our Pharmaceutical client sites.  Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Engineering, the incumbent Project Manager will lead, coordinate and manage facilities, equipment and process/systems projects including analysis, design and implementation.  As PM, you will oversee and manage major improvement studies while overseeing design and construction work related to facility and utility related improvements and capital projects. 

Some functions and responsibilities include; preparing GMP draw-ups and ROI data sheets, managing vendor consultant selection for design and construction services as related to capital projects and studies including preparation of RFP documents, preparing detailed schedules and estimates for capital projects, preparing URS/FRS/DRS and Basis of Design Documents, managing and maintaining budgets and schedules, coordinating permitting process on construction projects with design and construction firms as well as reviewing and validating design calculations. 

As Engineering Project Manager you will also: Inspect construction installations and prepare punch lists, perform and/or supervise commissioning/start ups, troubleshoot and evaluate facility related equipment, manage major improvement studies as well as all functions relating to the planning, design and implementation of facility equipment and process/system projects while ensuring compliance with SOPís, cGMPís, FDA and EU requirements. 

You must have experience with; Operations of a pharmaceutical facility, Computer operations and applications including AutoCAD, MS Project, Excel, Power Point, Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration, Management practices and principles, English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation as well as current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements practices.  A strong background in pharmaceutical facility HVAC, mechanical, electrical and process design will get you an interview right away. 

Your academic background must include a degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a related discipline and a minimum of 10 years project design engineering and construction management for facility, utilities and process equipment, with a strong background in the pharmaceutical industry. HVAC and piping experience is required. Pharmaceutical manufacturing experience is preferred. Solid supervisory, management or project leadership experience is required. Project management certification and graduate degrees are excellent assets for this position. 

Salary range:  $110-120K plus Bonus.

Location: California, USA. 

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We are currently seeking a Principal Engineer in Manufacturing to provide support and identify process improvement opportunities for manufacturing and packaging processes.  The incumbent will be in charge of process project coordination, follow-through problem solving, efficiency studies while providing training and work direction to other engineering staff and handling more complex engineering responsibilities.

Other responsibilities include interfacing with QA and R+D on process requirements for new and current products and develop plans for implementation of new product lines and new equipment while troubleshooting equipment and processes in the manufacturing and packaging areas.  The role will make recommendations regarding on site transfer projects and product scale-up activities and plays a lead role in implementing changes.

The position also works with Maintenance to identify recurring problems by researching new equipment, new control systems and process improvement optimization while advising on new equipment that better meets regulatory requirements.

You must have a Bachelors Degree in Engineering and at least 10 years of process engineering experience in the pharmaceutical industry. CGMP, FDA experience in a regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing environment (OSHA, FDA, EPA, AQMD).

Assets include:  Solid dosage manufacturing, Industrial Engineering Experience, Lean Initiatives or Six Sigma, Dry and wet blend granulation, fluid bed granulates, high shear granulators, blenders, mills, multiple tablet presses and tablet coaters and packaging equipment systems such as slat fillers and cappers.

Salary range is $95-100K plus 15% bonus.

Location:  Florida

Relocation Package:  Thorough and generous.

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