DIRECTOR OF DRAFTING
Located in East Montreal, Quebec - Permanent hire
On-Target Recruiting was created with the desire to impact people's lives in a positive way by creating optimal, long term matches between employers and candidates, We are specilised in; Engineering, IT & web, Sales Professionnals and Executives. Visit us at www.On-TargetRecruiting.com.
Founded in 1994 and located in Montreal East, our partner is a manufacturing company with a beautiful work environment including a luxurious office and a select clientele. Being in constant growth, this company seeks the rare pearl to occupy the strategic function of Director of Engineering.
Would you like to have the opportunity to take part in the decision-making of a growing company while utilizing your creativity within your everyday work experience?
Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the Engineering Director will be challenged to manage the design team. We are looking for a person who is comfortable working autonomously in a fast-paced environment.
We are looking for a Director of Engineering who will be an excellent manager and coach utilizing a "hands on" approach while at the same time bringing his team through the project management from A to Z autonomously. Hands-on aspects of the role will include reviewing plans/drawings of junior drafters and mentoring and guiding them (Autocad).
The department under your responsibility is made of 15 employees consisting of mechanical engineering technicians, draughtsman and architects. Some tasks include prioritizing and scheduling the work to be done.
As the company is growing rapidly, the manager will also be expected to support the growth of the company by suggesting process and product implementation / new product improvements.
WHAT A PERFECT FIT LOOKS LIKE;
+ You have a Bachelor Degree or other relevant training in architectural drawings;
+ Minimum 8 year’s experience in an architectural environment or related field;
+ Strong knowledge of AutoCAD;
+ You must understand, read and navigate through the architectural drawings;
+ You must demonstrate leadership, spirit of initiative and a great motivation and excellent communication skills.
+ You possess a strong understanding of the inner construction of commercial buildings;
+ Perfectly, you are bilingual both oral and written. The candidate must be fluent in English.
+ You will be the technical reference and coordinate with the various departments (sales, estimate and construction);
+ Manage research of training programs for the design team;
+ Analyze the specifications and gather all the information necessary for drawing up the drawings;
+ Supervise the drawing department and respect the deadlines set in the contract;
+ Plan work, set requirements, evaluate team performance;
+ In collaboration with the team leaders, plan, prepare and distribute the work to the design team;
+ Responsibility for the work of your team and the workload within the design team;
+ Animate and participate in weekly meetings;
+ To question, manage, answer and explain information related to the drawings;
+ Receive and analyze requests for modifications and / or corrections;
+ Participate in improvement projects;
+ Provide team leadership to motivate and maintain team spirit;
+ Take care of the disciplinary component within your team;
+ The enumeration of the tasks mentioned above is not restrictive. In the performance of their duties, the Director of Engineering performs all other duties related to employment or in accordance with your capabilities.
+ Any knowledge or skill you have in the drawing creation is an asset.
+ You thrive when challenged and love responsibility and owning your/company success
+ You currently reside or have lived near Montreal
+ You are able to interview and relocate in a reasonably short order
+ You utilize communication skills to leverage relationships
+ You thrive as a leader and are passionate about Engineering & Management and enjoy working with the latest technology and advanced techniques
+You are a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude
+ You understand the value of communication and interpersonal skills
+ You are seeking growth within a “family” / close knit firm
WHAT WE OFFER;
+ A stimulating and non-routine work environment where teamwork, mentoring and knowledge sharing encouraged
+ A mid-sized company / family culture where flexibly, creativity and growth are encouraged;
+ Competitive salaries, incentive/ possible bonus structure, profit sharing and a 401K Plan.
+ Professional cafe' in the office with unlimited usage
+ Become part of a Locally Owned Company with a bright and successful future.