Systems Architect (Robotics)
Flextronics International
Kanata, Canada
21h ago

Job Description

Flex Ottawa is a fast-paced design centre servicing global customers in the industrial, automotive, consumer and telecom sectors.

Acting as a trusted design advisor to our customers, we work on multiple medium to large scale projects in a given year, giving our engineering teams the opportunity to continuously learn, be challenged and allow for personal growth and development.

Flex is seeking a Systems Architect of Robotics to manage technical requirements for the overall architectural and engineering design of robotics systems.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates :

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win
  • Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do :

  • Function as a global leader in the Robotics group and lead major activities, initiatives, groups, and functional areas as required.
  • Act as technical lead on major projects or customer accounts, take a solution from concept to market ready state. At times this may mean directly managing the overall day to day operations of a major project or accounts.
  • Ultimately responsible for the overall success.

  • Participate and provide key input to the conceptualization of new applications, products, solutions, and initiatives.
  • Contribute as a strategic thinker working with our Robotics team to develop the feature / functionality roadmap by identifying requirements, prioritizing enhancements based on market needs and coordinating releases for continuous product improvement.
  • Participate, lead and assist on the overall Product Development Roadmap management and success as a part of the leadership team.
  • Manage internal resources, external third parties, and any other required elements to facilitate the above product development initiatives.
  • Manage and maintain customer relations with assigned accounts and develop a recurring revenue stream and ongoing relationship with key stakeholders.
  • Fiscal ability to maintain margin and cost budgets of projects and the organization throughout the year and deliver to the expectations of the board and external customers.
  • Ensures that project / department milestones / goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
  • Here is some of what you’ll need (required) :

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or other related field
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • 15+ years’ experience directly related to Robotic product design and development
  • This position requires a willingness to travel in the US and abroad and the level of travel will vary up to 50%
  • Proven verbal and written communicator ability to speak in public forums and author key documents in a timely, effective, and extremely professional manner
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines effectively under time constraints
  • Ability to manage multiple large-scale initiatives and bring them to successful closure
  • Experience and ability to work in a multivendor (internal and external) delivery and support model involving a variety of partners
  • Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide :

  • Most roles allow for some flexibility in work schedule
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits; option of basic or enhanced plan
  • RRSP
  • PTO paid time off
  • Access to learning content everything from project management to interpersonal skills to Lean concepts you can continue to build on your knowledge and development by accessing our extensive Learning Management System and its content
  • Personal Spending Amount for wellness, ex : gym membership, fitness classes, etc.
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