Kanata, ON
Are you ready to be part of a leading global engineering design house specializing in the design and development of embedded software/hardware, electronics, and electro-mechanics?
What we’re looking for
• An energetic, enthusiastic team player who takes pride in their work
• Someone looking to be part of a fast growing and dynamic global organization
• An eager, goal-oriented professional who is excited to continue growing and developing themselves
Are you ready to be part of a leading global engineering design house specializing in the design and development of electronics, electro-mechanics, and embedded software? 
We are looking for driven and customer focused talent with a genuine product development background; interest and ability to go outside your technical expertise and comfort zone with the desire to build our hardware & software business through the growth of high performing teams. The challenges will be very dynamic as we cater to the Telecom, Defense, Industrial, Med-Tech, Automotive and Transportation industries. 
If you are motivated to build customer relationships, lead, and build high performing teams, delight our customers with flawless execution this is the right role for you. The role is filled with teamwork, technology, and business in the high-tech sector. 
As an Engineering Manager you will be a part of the leadership team and actively be involved in execution of our projects, assignments and business development and the ongoing expansion of Syntronic in North America. 

What you’ll do

  • We are looking to fill the position of Engineering Manager – Mechanical Design. The chosen candidate will be one who has started their career as a Mechanical Designer, in electronic hardware development, then progressed into Management roles. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Technical Leadership
  • Oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team.
  • Work closely with business partners’ teams on issues related to timing of deliverables and ensuring requirements are met.
  • Develop and communicate standards for the team to achieve high quality deliverables.
  • Strong technical background in multiple aspects of mechanical design in electronics hardware development (ex. Enclosure development, PCB mechanical design, thermal & structural analysis, fabrication and assembly technologies, product data management) and understanding of the complete product life cycle.
  • Take part in proposal development and physical architecture / concept development.
  • People Leadership
  • Manage resource assignments and utilization for all assigned resources.
  • Build and promote a positive working environment.
  • Train and integrate new team members and proactively support the continued development of existing team members.
  • Effectively manage team in line with company policy and procedures, including performance management, career development, training, and conflict resolution with effective feedback
  • Coach and mentor team members
  • Work with the wider team to support initiatives including Recruitment of new employees into yours and other teams within Syntronic.
  • Cross train with other leaders to gain and share expertise.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication coupled with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Be a champion for your area within Syntronic.
  • Business Development
  • Managing scope with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure harmonious working relationships with our key partners.
  • Identify risks and roadblocks to the successful completion of the deliverables and work with the Management team to resolve.
  • Utilize business and technical knowledge to specifying RFQ & SOW solutions for customer needs.
  • Ensure that projects are accurately estimated and delivered on schedule.
  • What you'll need to get the job done

  • 10+ years’ engaging and working with cross-functional hardware development projects.
  • Bachelor´s or master’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Self-motivated and organized.
  • Driven towards customer satisfaction and building long-term relationships.
  • Experience in interfacing with technical customers for managing scope and expectations.
  • Solid technical background and understanding of product life cycle with deep knowledge of hardware development process.
  • Proven record for recruiting and building teams with proper skillsets assessment based on clients’ and projects’ needs.
  • People management or project management skills that include, but is not limited to performance reviews, competence development, salary reviews, deliverables management, etc.
  • What will make us REALLY love you

  • Proven record of successfully running product development programs which include HW/SW integration.
  • 8+ years of detailed mechanical design & verification experience.
  • 2+ years managerial/leadership experience.
  • What you’ll love about us:
    Company Culture – outstanding people and a flexible work environment with lots of after work activities/groups! It’s so great, we even won an award for it!
    Work/Life Balance – 4 weeks holidays to start and work that stays at work!
    Career Growth Opportunities – being a design house keeps variety in your work. New opportunities happening all the time!
    Great Benefits – and, they start the same day you do… and, they include your family… and, the company matches your RRSP contributions!
    About Syntronic Canada: 
    Syntronic provides our customers a complete portfolio of professional services to support their product development including research & development, new product introduction, manufacturing, and aftermarket services. We adopt the latest technologies in electronics design and software development with a pool of technically skilled staff around the world. Among our customers and partners are some of the world’s most technically intensive businesses and organizations. This pushes us forward in designing to satisfy our customers’ needs with a focus on quality, competence, capacity and continuity.
    Syntronic values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact our recruiting team and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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