Mechanical Engineer

Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Vancouver, BC
Department: Manufacturing
Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Reporting To: Manufacturing Manager


Our Mission:

Feeding the Future. Skretting is an essential link in the feed-to-food chain, and we aim to contribute to meeting the rising food needs of a growing population in a sustainable manner.

Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Skretting is the leading manufacturer of quality feed for the aquaculture industry in North America with production facilities in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Utah. Skretting is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nutreco, which employs approximately 11,000 people in 35 countries across the world. For more details refer to


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, you will be responsible for the oversight, design and delivery of engineering projects within the Vancouver manufacturing facility. As the Mechanical Engineer, your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Manage multiple capex projects simultaneously
  • Design
  • Project execution
  • Budget control
  • Oversee Plant Control System improvements and functionality
  • Review and provide recommendations for process improvements
  • Create, update and maintain all plant drawings in AutoCad (2D)
  • Manage sustainability improvement initiatives
  • Performance evaluation of equipment/processes
  • Ensure all upgrades/projects are completed with removal of old equipment and wiring and updated drawings
  • Participate in Skretting Global Technical Network including various projects



  • P. Eng in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years’ experience in food manufacturing including process improvements and fluid engineering
  • Extensive project management experience – this will be focus
  • Advanced skills in AutoCAD/CAM
  • General knowledge of Automation and Electrical
  • Energy and Water conservation – Sustainability
  • Proven list of established contractors and suppliers from previous projects
  • Excellent communication skills building relationships with production and maintenance staff
  • Ability to see potential improvements “around” existing equipment – creativity
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Adaptable and flexible to a changing environment


As a member of the Skretting team, you can expect:

  • A diverse and inclusive culture
  • Competitive compensation
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Participation in our annual bonus program
  • Career and personal development opportunities
  • Annual employee events
  • An organization that supports the local community


If you would like to join a progressive international company in a rapidly growing industry, please forward your cover letter and resume to