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Engineering Manager - Automotive

Location: Multimatic Niche Vehicles NA, Markham, Ontario, Canada

Posted: April 25th, 2022

Company Overview:

Multimatic Niche Vehicles North America (MNVNA) is part of the Multimatic Niche Vehicles Group, and is a world-class facility responsible for production of the Ford GT supercar.

 

Position Overview:

The Engineering Manager is a leadership role, overseeing all aspects of engineering-related processes and ensuring these processes are aligned with customer requirements, as well as Multimatic’s organizational strategic direction and annual business goals.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute and support successful launch and operation of all programs within the scope of the facility
  • Work closely with internal departments to successfully launch new products and continuous improvement projects
  • Work closely with other Multimatic divisions (including Engineering, Motorsports and Manufacturing) to be the voice of the production plant during product design and development phases
  • Monitor progress against project schedules and budgets; recommend allocation of resources as required to accomplish goals
  • Play a key role in anticipating, escalating and mitigating potential risks
  • Ensure quality of deliverables, manage the achievement of project deliverables at program milestones, and facilitate customer sign-off at gateway stages
  • Act as a primary point of communication interface with the customer for the respective program
  • Develop plant engineering processes to support production and production supporting processes
  • Drive continuous improvement of processes, quality and cost to maintain profitability
  • Oversee the development of staff skills & competence to support existing and upcoming projects
  • Develop, implement and improve policies, standards and procedures for the engineering department
  • Weekly and monthly reporting of departmental metrics
  • Perform all other duties as determined by the General Manager or his designate

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with automotive Tier 1, Tier 2 or OEM is a must
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in an engineering position in the automotive industry
  • Experience in managing a team of engineering and project management staff
  • Experience in managing a program from initial design to production launch
  • Must be able to read and fully interpret Engineering Drawings, Standards and Dimensional reports (applicable GD&T knowledge preferred)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively interact with customers, suppliers, and all levels of internal staff
  • Computer proficiency is required (specifically in MS Office tools - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project; Experience with CAD software preferred)

Work Environment:

  • The position is on-site, full-time salaried in a fast-paced work environment
  • Combination of office and plant floor
  • Infrequent travel may be required to visit customer and supplier facilities

 

To learn more about Multimatic, check out our youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psOjJIh3t90

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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