Engineering Manager – Low Voltage Hospitality

Full job description

  • We are looking for a motivated and experienced Engineering Department Manager to join our team! As an Engineering Department Manager, you will oversee and coordinate the daily operations of highly skilled engineering staff while ensuring that the company objectives and goals are met. You will also be responsible for the management and development of our engineering team, strategies, and processes. This is not a work-from-home position.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new engineering staff.
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department and keeps engineering staff and tasks on track.
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.

Job Duties:

  • Serves as project manager for multiple projects, creating timelines and cost projections, organizing collaborative meetings, and ensuring projects comply with specifications, timelines, and budgets.
  • Leads and coordinates various engineering functions and operations including quality assurance, testing, production, and research and development of new and existing product lines.
  • Facilitates communication among clients/customers and engineers, ensuring specifications, budgets, and deadlines are clearly communicated and understood.
  • Reviews work and projects for technical accuracy.
  • Establishes, implements, and maintains administrative policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Prepares and executes departmental budget.
  • Maintains knowledge of new trends, developments, technologies, materials, and best practices; applies this knowledge to continually improve product lines and production efficiency.
  • Performs other duties as assigned required.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of engineering theory and design criteria.
  • Thorough understanding of applied math and physics.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to mentor less experience team members.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with computer-aided drafting (CAD) software a plus.
  • Software and/or Firmware proficiency.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering preferred, minimum Electrical or Electronics Technical Diploma in combination with significant relevant experience.
  • At least eight years of related experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

Job Type:

  • Full-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

Experience:

  • Low voltage: 8 years (preferred)
  • Management: 4 years (preferred)
  • Electrical engineering: 8 years (preferred)

Work Location:

  • Hybrid remote in Kelowna, BC V1X 6S2