Category : Engineering Industry : Manufacturing Type : Direct Hire Location : Toronto, Ontario Job ID : #159346 Recruiter : Jeannette McClenny
Director of Engineering
You will be at the forefront of an emerging organization. Our client is expanding quickly and has become a leader in manufacturing and distribution in Canada.
Here you will develop, design, and grow a product / team to tackle the market and beat out the competition. This opportunity offers a healthy compensation package as well as stock options.
The ideal person is collaborative, enjoys challenges, strives for continuous improvement and solving problems.
Primary Responsibilities :
Conduct studies on the properties of materials (hardware & chemical) and characteristics of materials; Identify and communicate technical problems, processes and solutions
Understand products, formulations & recipes, evaluate characteristics of multiple products and their interaction with proprietary hardware
Act as external technical consultant in mechanical and material expertise
Develop strong, collaborative relationships with partners and clients and foster an environment of knowledge sharing
Partner externally and leverage client expertise
Design and execute experiments (lab tests), and analyze and interpret material data to make sound technical recommendations on hardware and oils
Coordinate the procurement of new products from partners and follow internal procedures for inventory controls.
Be present at product trials to provide material and mechanical expertise, record data and collect samples
Keep up to date with the latest scientific and technological advances in the field.
Mandatory Requirements :
Minimum BA / BSc related field, Master’s degree is an asset.
Mechanical Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering
10+ years of engineering experience
5+ building and developing Engineering R&D teams
Skills Required :
Demonstrated experience as a engineer, working with small devices (ie. medical devices)
Demonstrated experience testing components
Demonstrated ability to identify issues, generate solutions and propose solutions using root cause analysis
Having worked with or is familiar with Patents
Knowledge of the fundamental principles of materials science, especially phenomena that determine material structure, property and performance relationships
Experience in working in a Good Manufacturing Process (GMP), Good Documentation Practice (GDP)