Engineering Manager

Description

We are seeking an Engineering Services Manager for a well established high tech manufacturing client of ours in the Vancouver area. The role will oversee the support organizations product and research development. The Engineering Services Manager will also manage all aspects of the Engineering Services group, to include but not limited to, coordination of prototype production activities, engineering test of electromechanical assemblies, and manufacturing development.ADVANTAGES-Excellent compensation package ( includes stock options, bonus, comprehensive benefits)-Stable fast growing companyRESPONSIBILITIES-Leads department toward common goals and values in line with the vision of the company-Seeks, develops, and promotes a continuous improvement philosophy-Coordinate and build high quality engineering and R&D prototypes to prove concept, feasibility and design-Develop and add capabilities and processes/workflows to create a rapid prototyping environment, with ever decreasing lead times-Consolidate various existing labs into a new world class Engineering Services Centre-Existing labs in current manufacturing site will move to dedicated new site-Track, manage, and schedule priorities within a multi-function lab environment-Manage Machine Shop, internal test facilities, and external SMT (Surface Mount Technology) and test resources-Develop capabilities of additive manufacturing-Manage capacity of products test lab and develop capabilities of new test requirements-Supervise team of assembly technicians and support DFM (Design for Manufacturing) & SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) efforts for NPI (New Product Introduction)-Participate in regulatory testing and approvals with CSA and UL-Report to leadership the utilization, capacity, and KPIs of department-Contribute to product roadmap planning with needed support servicesQUALIFICATIONS-Bachelor of Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, or Engineering Physics-Experience in product design or manufacturing engineering-10+ Years of working in manufacturing industry, medium to high volume product manufacturing-Experience working in Machine Shop and Test Lab-Knowledge of materials (plastics, metals, adhesives, etc.) and manufacturing processes (machining, bending, soldering, SMT (Surface Mount Technology), etc.-Familiarization with additive manufacturing-Knowledge of circuit boards, configuration management, Design for Manufacturing, Design of Experiment, Lean engineering, and Integrated Product development principles-Familiarization with optics fabrication and assembly would be an asset-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources-Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, with strong attention to details-Excellent communication skills and ability to work as a team player-Flexible and willing to work in very fast-paced environment where tasks and priorities may change often-Proactive, self-starter and safety-conscious-Excellent time management skills and commitment to meeting deadlinesSUMMARYIf you would like to be considered for this opportunity please forward your resume via email to Nick Paraskeva | nick.paraskeva@randstad.ca
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