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Engineering Manager

Caframo Limited, 501273 Grey Road 1, Georgian Bluffs, Ontario, Canada Req #4
Friday, November 11, 2022

Caframo is looking for a passionate, energetic, innovative, and strategic leader to join our management team! We are growing fast and looking for an engineering professional to grow with us. The successful candidate for this position will be a strong team player who has demonstrated problem-solving, project management and leadership skills. They will be responsible for coordinating product development and leading an innovative, award-winning team!

You are an experienced manager, who wants to work for a truly GREAT company that provides opportunities for growth, career development, and training! We believe that quite separate from compensation, the company has the responsibility to foster a workplace where each person can find fulfillment every day and enjoy the company of the people they work with – known to us as the “Caframily”.

If you are an engineering professional looking for a new and exciting opportunity, this is the job for you!

Compensation: Competitive salary package, commensurate with experience, inclusive of full benefits after 3 months. 

Who we are:

Since 1955, Caframo has been a privately-owned, Canadian manufacturer and has grown to a team of over 140 employees. We are a global supplier and world leader in marine products and stirrers, and thermoelectric technology. We continue to expand our presence in other markets including home comfort and off-grid solutions. We develop and manufacture our products right here in Canada, along the picturesque shoreline of Colpoys Bay, in the municipality of Georgian Bluffs.
View the calming turquoise waters of Georgian Bay every day as you come to work and spend your off hours enjoying the tranquility of working where you play.

Our Core Values:

  • We always do the right thing, right now.
  • We work together to achieve success.
  • We know what it means to do a good job, and that is what we do.
  • We get the most every day for the customer and for Caframo.
What else?

Comprehensive Benefits Coverage including Health and Dental - because we care about our employees and their families.

RRSP Matching - up to 2% of your annual earnings.

Training & Development - we focus on individual development plans, helping our employees to grow in their current roles and beyond.

Free Healthy Snacks – provided every day.

Flexible work schedule – finding a schedule that works for you and the business.

Annual Charity Committee – an opportunity to get involved to support a local charity organization.

Celebratory & Camaraderie events – have fun and engage with your fellow colleagues.

Environmental stewardship – commitment to reduce our overall carbon footprint.

Social responsibility – donation and sponsorship program to support local organizations.

What you would be doing:

Reporting to the Director of Product Development, the Engineering Manager will be leading, inspiring, and growing the engineering team at Caframo. This individual will be responsible for product improvement and development by satisfying the end-user’s unmet needs while using deep insights and outstanding innovation. You will be working closely with other departments to create and develop high-quality products for a worldwide customer base, in consumer and laboratory markets.

Key Responsibilities:

Engineering Team – Lead, coach and build a diverse, inclusive, high-performing team where all team members can do their best work. Manage the engineering team by ensuring their health and safety, conducting on-going performance development reviews, ensuring that each person has an individual annual training and development plan, and developing and administering human resources policies and procedures.

Management Team – Be an active member by developing strategy for your department, maintaining a current knowledge of regulatory issues, industry standards and trends, developing quarterly and annual goals, and demonstrating leadership in following company policy and procedure.

Collaboration – Work in collaboration with the product management group; design and develop new products and improvements to existing products by managing the engineering resources. Maximize design for manufacturing by consulting with the production team. Consult with Supply Chain/Sourcing to optimize Bill of Materials (BOM) and product cost.

Product Development – Manage product development projects through to completion and ensure a successful hand over to the order fulfilment process. Monitor and coordinate schedules for development and product launch. Manage cost targets for non-recurring engineering (NRE) and unit costs. Identify and obtain government funding, tax credits, and other support for new product development.

Process Management – Manage the Engineering Change Process to improve design of existing products for quality, manufacturability, cost, and features. Manage the Engineering Testing Process for new and existing products. Provide input and guidance with the development of quality standards including test methods for products, services, and processes. Ensure that all products and processes comply with CSA, UL, CE and requirements from other regulatory agencies.

Who you are:

  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Degree.
  • Master’s Degree in related field is desirable, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in managing an engineering team.
  • Ability to effectively manage and develop a staff of 10 - 12 employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear, concise, professional, and technical communications.
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Skilled in technical research.
  • Project management experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Strong computer skills with intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Desire to learn, adapt and accept new challenges in a product development and manufacturing environment with an outlook that challenges present opportunities.
  • Professional Engineer status considered an asset.

Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

In compliance with AODA, Caframo, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodation due to a disability, please notify us when we contact you. All applications will be treated as confidential and will be used for recruitment purposes only. Caframo is an equal opportunity employer.

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Caframo’s top priority is protecting our employees, our customers, and our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Safety protocols will be in place during the recruitment process. 
Caframo requires that new employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire, subject  to accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Caframo Limited, 501273 Grey Road 1, Georgian Bluffs, Ontario, Canada