Centra Industries Inc.

Engineering better decisions

Centra Industries Inc.

Junior Manufacturing Engineer Co-op, Centra Industries Inc., Cambridge, ON
May. – Aug. 2013


Centra Industries Inc. (now part of PCC Aerostructures) designs, machines, and assembles a wide variety of aerospace sub-structures (as seen below) and components for companies such as Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

Centra Sub-Structure


• Designed major storage system for high-value incoming aircraft assemblies to save thousands in scrap costs
• Evaluated and implemented shop-floor continuous improvement projects
• Conducted first-article inspections for material handling devices
• Spent two weeks assisting shipping department and learning about their processes
• Gained experience deburring aerospace parts