The purpose of the Project Leader position is to conduct the technical and project management portions of a product's life cycle including development, evolution and support all internal departments. The Project Leader is a member of the Technical Group and will perform technical and management duties as assigned. The Project Leader is reporting to the Product Development Supervisor.
Direct, manage and support other resources assigned to all tasks related to the product development or continuous improvement projects;
Plan, maintain and communicate project timelines and changes;
Contribute to technical design, development and improvements to all products within the Organization;
Review and approve mechanical drawings and electrical schematics related to the project;
Perform and document testing activities to support product development and continuous improvement projects;
Participate in assembling prototype and/or installing parts on existing equipment (mechanic, electric and/or electronic);
Maintain current understanding of the product and provide technical support to all internal departments;
Manage engineering changes to assigned products;
Participate in Quality and Continuous Improvement Reviews, support initiatives and actions as required.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Holds a Bachelor of Engineering or College technical diploma in mechanical;
Has minimum 5 years of engineering project management experience leading a project team; more specifically in product development and continuous improvement projects;
Has minimum 8 years of manufacturing or mechanical engineering experience;
Demonstrates an understanding of electrical and mechanical systems. (We would expect the candidate to get familiarized with the system and troubleshoot with minimal guidance);
Has exceptional communication abilities and well-developed professional verbal and written skills in English and French;
Must demonstrate leadership and planning skills;
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, MS Project);
Must be highly energetic and result oriented;
Knowledge of Spanish would be an asset;
Possess technical software knowledge (CAD – Computer Aided Design or CAE - Computer Aided Engineering, such as stress analysis or deformation analysis on a given part or assembly) is an asset;
Programming skills would be an asset;
Knowledge of certification standards and processes such as UL (Underwriters Laboratory), CSA (Canadian Standards Association), NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) would be an asset.
Office and work shop environment with some hands on involvement. Regular hours are from 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. There is a possibility of occasional, short-term travel within North America; valid passport is required.
We encourages working from home where the type of work permits it at a maximum of 3 days per week and minimum 2 days in the office.