Engineering Manager

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: May 30, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 781971.1
  • Consultant: Jeff Danis
  • Industry: Engineering

For over 100 years our client (a not-for-profit organization) has had a goal of making the world a safer and better place to live. With well over 3000 standards, codes and related products globally they are the leader in creating a safe place to live for all. The company employees take pride in making a difference in people’s lives through the work that they do.

They are looking for an Engineering Manager located in Vancouver. The incumbent will manage the day-to-day delivery of high-quality certification and testing services for the Health Care and Industrial group.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Engineering Manager is responsible for ensuring projects and deliverables within their product group are achieved in alignment with corporate and divisional policies and objectives.

  • Supervises approximately 10 - 20 staff.
  • Focuses on ensuring costs are at or below estimated targets.
  • Schedules assign work and control service delivery output.
  • Manages all aspects of the Product Safety Engineers and Tech. work; allocates resources as required; monitors daily productivity, quality of work, regular equipment maintenance, and progress against established goals and targets.
  • Determines and initiates actions required to improve service delivery.
  • Relied upon to explain standards and certification, inspections, and testing processes to staff and customers.
  • Responsible for maintaining excellent customer relationships through appropriate communication channels, and providing proactive solutions for customers and other key stakeholders.
  • Provides regular dialogue and mentoring with employees and assists in the growth of employees through training and career development activities. Proactively provides support to team members and peers providing guidance to an optimal solution and/or outcome to support learning and comprehension.
  • Consistently manage multiple projects concurrently while maintaining customer on-time and on-budget performance without compromising quality or safety, and maximizing utilization and delivered margin.
  • Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in an Electrical Engineering field preferred
  • 5 years of managerial experience
  • Ability to assess and report on upcoming product trends within the current market group
  • Ability to think critically and provide solutions that result in high quality and timely service
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills to deal with employee and customer issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively with external customers, auditors, QA Managers, and technical staff
A competitive salary is offered including a bonus plan and benefits. If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident in what you bring to the table, please contact Jeff Danis at MacDonald Search Group at at 604-687-6464.