Director of Engineering - Mississauga (West Rathwood / East Hurontario / SE Gateway), Ontario Canada - 35427



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 35427
Title: Director of Engineering
Job Location: Mississauga (West Rathwood / East Hurontario / SE Gateway), Ontario - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: $160,000.00 - $200,000.00 - Canadian Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Looking for a strong leader to lead all the engineering activities and direction of product development, bringing constant innovation, leadership and advanced electronics design (hardware, firmware and software) to create and introduce new products.  Exceptional leadership, communication, project management, and motivational skills are essential.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Management Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and technological guidance in creating and continuously improving Engineering and New Products development;
  • Manage and co-ordinate multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Be accountable for achieving Company's goals and objectives in the latest Technologies and New Product Development, Electronics Engineering Support, and product quality from a design perspective;
  • Create and implement New Product Development strategy;
  • Manage all New Product Development programs, product designs, with a view of testing of products;
  • Maintain company's leadership in electronic designs and technologies in the communications field by developing unique and state of the art, Ethernet based hardware, firmware and software solutions;
  • Guide and coordinate electronics design team;
  • Mentor, train and guide the staff, inspire electronics engineers to bring original creations, innovations, and a robust product design through inspiring teamwork;
  • Develop and continuously improve the skill and qualification levels of all electronics engineering employees in Hardware, Firmware and Software;
  • Set and monitor key performance indicators for the engineering department employees;
  • Oversee Safety and EMI testing of products;
  • Manage Company's Scientific Research and Experimental Development Program

Product Design Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction to engineers and oversee the development of schematics and PCB board layouts (with ORCAD, Solid Works, or similar tools);
  • Provide direction and guidance to firmware developers;
  • Provide direction and guidance to hardware designers;
  • Execute and deliver full New Product Introduction process, including prototyping, and verification processes;
  • Design for Manufacturability and Testability (DFM, DFT);
  • Work with industry standards and certifications bodies such as UL, IEC CE and any other standards as per the industry requirements;
  • Ensure all designs are compliant with EMI/EMC standards;
  • Work under the Company's Quality Management System and related design and development procedures and standards;
  • Understand client-specific technologies and product requirements;
  • Provide technical assistance to production when needed and assist in manufacturability issues;
  • Report on project progress and follow and maintain project timelines;

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years of Engineering experience
  • 10+ year of management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with other company leaders
  • Solid understanding of Network and WEB technologies
  • Solid understanding of audio circuitry
  • Experience with mid-volume products preferred
  • Experience with diverse engineering disciplines (mechanical, hardware, software) preferred

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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