Manager, Hardware Engineering

Location: Burnaby, BC
Date Posted: 05-23-2018
Who you are

A leader and manager with a passion and proven track record for developing teams to perform at their best.  To you, leadership acumen is as important as technical competence. You naturally monitor, guide and support team members as they execute across a broad range of engineering disciplines. You have been a member of multi-disciplinary engineering management teams; you thrive in dynamic and fast paced environment, able to sustain and support growth.

OSI is a project led matrix organization; department managers work together to solve complex problems.  Working alongside Systems Engineering, Software Engineering and Production/Supply Chain Departments the Hardware Engineering Department holds design responsibility for the electro/mechanical elements of our Integrated Bridge Systems.



The job: 
 
  • Lead the Hardware Engineering Department.
  • Allocate your department’s resources to work on integrated project teams.  Forecast and manage resource demands based on business objectives and plans.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement throughout the department; support and drive CMMI changes.
  • Be an active member of the Systems Delivery Management Team, share thoughts, ideas and plans with team colleagues and set in place plans to meet company objectives.
  • Be an agent for change, identify, plan and resource initiatives to support growth, greater customer satisfaction and improved productivity.
  • Mentor, guide and develop engineers and technologists within your department.  Approve professional development and training plans.  Monitor and act on the effectiveness of training provided.
  • Create and maintain standards in design (electrical, mechanical ad CAD) and quality


What you bring: 
 
  • A bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a relevant Engineering field (Marine or Defence industry a distinct advantage)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a leadership position; Experience with the allocation of a team of resources
  • Knowledge of CAD tools is an asset; Experience working in an ISO 9001 compliant engineering environment is an asset
  • Familiar with project scheduling tools such as Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project, experienced with Product Lifecycle Management Tools, design for manufacture, plan for obsolescence and testing;
  • Design knowledge related to EMI, EMC, ESD, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, humidity, etc.; familiar with relevant codes and standards (e.g. IEC, etc.); knowledge of MS Office software;
  • Proven ability to analyze and solve hardware and system problems;
  • Conscientious team player who pays attention to detail and possesses excellent oral and written communication skills organized; able to handle multiple projects and prioritize; ability to learn quickly and work well under pressure in a high paced, challenging environment; strong teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated working experience in Design for Manufacturability
  • Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance.

Due to the nature of our company, all employees must pass specific security criteria. Only candidates who are Canadian citizens or have PR status and who satisfy security clearance criteria will be considered.

 
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