The Opportunity

St. Stephen, NB
Full-time - Permanent

The Chapman Group is pleased to support one of our valued clients, Ganong, in their search for an Engineering Manager.

About the Organization:
For over 140 years, Ganong Bros., Limited has been making chocolate and confectionery treats for your enjoyment. Ganong is proudly located in St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Our modern facility is state-of-the-art with both nut and nut-free operations.

What we Offer:

  • A safe, clean, and steady work environment.
  • Excellent benefits including extended health benefits, a company-matched pension, an employee assistance program, team celebrations, and an annual safety shoe refund.
  • A Sweet Career Path ….there are currently several team members who began their careers in entry level roles and through hard work, dedication and training have moved throughout the company gaining personal and professional growth.

What you'll do


  • Adherence to legislated codes, safety practices, and personnel safety.
  • Direct installation of infrastructures, including machinery, equipment, electrical, mechanical systems, and facilities.
  • Design, sourcing, installation, and commissioning of capital projects.
  • Develop, manage, and report on the facility's engineering budgets.
  • Manage direct reports and interns, providing engaging and quality work experiences.
  • Mentor Junior Engineer(s) and foster professional development in your peers
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with colleges and universities for intern and project resources.
  • Research funding opportunities and work cross-functionally to execute applicable applications and submit reports for successful funding programs.
  • Research current available technology and process improvement/automation opportunities for application in current and future processes
  • Identify project scope, detailed costings, and return on investment for identified projects.
  • Technical assistance for installing, maintaining, and repairing infrastructure, including machinery, equipment, electrical and mechanical systems, and facilities.
  • Research, source, and order capital and automation project equipment and parts
  • Provide technical issue resolution assistance to maintenance and operations departments
  • Manage, in collaboration with the COO, long-term infrastructure improvement projects and risk assessments (HVAC, Facilities, Equipment)
  • Manage the identification and implementation of energy efficiency projects.
  • Participate in Senior Leadership Meetings.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

What you'll need


  • Undergraduate degree in Applicable Engineering Discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, etc.)
  • 10+ years of applicable experience
  • Registered or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer with APEGNB.
  • Manufacturing industry experience required
  • Food manufacturing experience considered a strong asset
  • Professional project management designation would be considered an asset
  • Ability to lead projects from inception to completion using external and internal resources
  • Knowledge of the safety standards
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication, problem solving, and analytical skills are required
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • The ability to work within a team environment to accomplish organizational goals
  • Ability to provide after hours support
  • Experience in public speaking and/or presentations

We're looking for

Core Skills

Capital Reports Engineering Research Safety

A little bit about us

The Chapman Group

We are happy to support our client with this recruitment.