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.

Check frequently for the latest hot jobs...Environmental Engineer...Facility Operations Manager...Maintenance Manager...Manager Capital Projects...Biomedical Technical Supervisor...Project Manager...Principal Engineer...   


We are seeking an experienced Environmental Audit Engineer to be part of a HSE team working  in a highly regulated compliant pharmaceutical setting ensuring compliance with Federal, provincial and municipal regulations including NPRI, TRA, GHG, ECA, ChemTRAC and all GTA bylaws.

This front facing Audit lead Engineer  will head up the research and  planning of all zoning bylaws, sustainability studies, carbon emissions reporting  and lead the teams into sustainable future trends enabling the carbon footprint to be reduced significantly. Bring your winning personality to be part of the 'green' friendly future that helps drive employee engagement.

Your ISO 14001 certification experience is key in order to identify environmental issues then develop and implement solutions.  This career opportunity will directly support the goals and objectives of the Environment & sustainability teams.  The main areas of responsibility will be Water usage, Carbon emissions, Wastewater management, Waste management and Biodiversity. The role will also support Wastewater activities including capital projects, compliance, sampling and collaboration with all departments across the site.

Strong English communication skills, both verbal and written will help you to drive your mission into a company-wide state of compliance. Although this role is project management driven, there are no direct reports, there will be a people and department leading aspect that will enable you to be training the entire site to identify environmental issues and provide solutions. 

 As well, liaising with regulatory agencies regularly to ensure Regulatory compliance across the site, both directly and indirectly from a corporate reporting capacity initiative, will be required.

Salary: $75K plus 10% bonus, 3 weeks paid vacation plus a full and comprehensive health benefits package in Toronto

Education:  University Degree in Engineering, Environmental Studies  or related. 3-5 years of relevant experience. P.Eng Status an asset, Internal Auditor training for ISO 14001 is an asset as well.

Start: ASAP... within 2-3 weeks from point of offer.

Please call Cris Murray for all the details at 416 225-6386.   Please email your resume in Word format to:


We are currently seeking an experienced Facility Operations Manager for a large Corporate Office Building in Downtown Toronto.  Ideally, we need someone with experience in developing, implementing and overseeing a planned Facility Operations Management (FOM) program.  The FOM program enables all aspects of office space to be maintained at an agreed upon common standard within agreed cost and time frames and in adherence with provincial regulations related to areas such as health and safety regulations. The FOM function is accountable for defining, measuring and maintaining metrics, SLAs and SOPs related to ROI, contract compliance, quality and client satisfaction for multiple corporate business environments under one roof. As an established FOM, the incumbent must have experience with: the development, oversight and management for all preventative maintenance programs, facility repairs and operations, support for capital construction projects, records management, vendor management and space planning.

As Facility Operations Manager, functions and responsibilities alternate depending on priorities. Here are some more general responsibilities and functions within this role: Develop and implement a scalable Local and National Facility Operations Management (FOM) Program, Support the day-to-day delivery of FOM services with a goal of performing a complete FOM review, assessing ongoing FOM needs, making recommendations and implementing a world class FOM program, Review and assess current service levels – make recommendations and implement immediate changes with a view to scalability, Identify and document service gaps – make recommendations to build and implement an immediate corrective plan with a view to scalability, Review maintenance manuals and hand-over reports from fit-out constructors to ensure completeness and suitability for ongoing maintenance operations and warranty management.  Request and obtain additional information if required, Implement a Preventative Maintenance program for critical operational processes and equipment, Review condition of existing premises with a view to managing and documenting ongoing warranty claims, if any, Ensure compliance with all Occupational Health & Safety legislative requirements, Review and assess the current facility processes and procedures and implement immediate industry best practices that are scalable, Train team members as needed on appropriate FOM best practices to ensure they are capable of executing the FOM program on a self-perform basis, Evaluate the current service partner arrangements (national/local) – and with approval from leadership, immediately bring best in class partners in to support a proactive scalable FOM Program, Manage/Support the budget process and build and present a detailed zero based budget for the following categories: Operations, Preventative, Capital.

Position Qualifications: Minimum 7-10 years Facility Operations  Management or Property Operations Management experience , A University degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, experience with or in developing some form of WOMS - Work Order Management Software or System (an in-house app or software or DB is perfect), the Facility Management Professional (IFMA) certification is an asset, Strong vendor management skills to ensure preventive and reactive maintenance work is completed on a timely and cost effective basis and ability to develop and measure vendor KPI’s to ensure continued vendor success, Strong people, communication and management skills to ensure facility operations concerns at all levels are addressed and adequate liaison with landlord representatives occurs, Strong financial management skills to ensure O&M budget development and vendor cost management, Prior experience in asset management and asset inventory control, Familiarity with MS Project or other scheduling software, High degree of comfort working in an unstructured environment that requires solving complex, open-ended issues, Project Management experience of multi-million dollar projects, Good knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems, Demonstrated leadership skills, Bilingualism (English and French) an asset.

Salary - $120-130K plus Bonus

Location - Downtown Toronto

Benefits - Full

Location: Downtown Toronto 

Call Cris Murray at 416 225-6386 for all the details. Resumes in Word format


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 system’s 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.

Call Jason Edgar for all the details at 416 225-2628, Resumes in Word Format:


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 years’ functional management experience preferred.

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

Jason Edgar at 416 225-2628 - resumes to

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 SOP’s, cGMP’s, 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. 

Call Jason Edgar for all the details at 416 225-2628,


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