Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Stony Mountain
Company Name
Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting opportunity for a full-time permanent Lab Technician/Technologist at our Rockwood manufacturing hub just 20km North of Winnipeg, near Stony Mountain, MB.

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees by providing excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting opportunity for a full-time permanent Lab Technician/Technologist at our Rockwood facility.

The Rockwood Propellant Plant is located only 20km North of Winnipeg, near Stony Mountain, Manitoba.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supporting the chemical and mechanical testing of incoming raw ingredients and in-process energetic products in support of Rockwood production, including:
    • Chemical analysis by traditional wet chemistry and/or instrumental methods, such as HPLC, GC, and FTIR.
    • Physical properties analysis such as tensile strength testing, viscosity and gravimetric testing, and particle size characterization.
  • Maintaining quality records in support of laboratory test processes.
  • Developing, documenting, and maintaining up-to-date procedures for laboratory test processes and equipment calibrations.
  • Ensuring that the set-up, operation, and maintenance of required lab equipment is completed in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Assisting in the operation of the Rockwood laboratory by maintaining instruments, ordering supplies, cleaning, organizing, and scheduling calibration of equipment.
  • Maintaining the Rockwood SDS system.

Position Requirements

  • Diploma in Chemical Technology or equivalent.
  • Previous laboratory experience will be considered an asset.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive (FLEX) benefits package (fully Company paid)
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Company social events including Company BBQ, children's events, service awards day, winter holiday party and many other events put together by our social committee!
  • Employee Social & Welfare Association
  • Employee discounts on tickets to certain sporting events and other entertainment/events
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Free parking

COVID-19 Protocol

Magellan Aerospace is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. Each employee and visitor who enter our premises are screened for COVID-19 symptoms. Masks are mandatory in all of our shared public areas of the workplace and employees are required to practice social distancing at all times. We have ensured that hand-sanitize stations are easily accessible and enhanced cleaning schedules have been implemented on a daily basis.


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document. Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief.

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