Engineering Supervisor

by Martinrea International

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Tillsonburg, ON
Date Posted: May 12, 2022
Experience: 5 Years
Education: University Degree
Martinrea International

Job Description

Job Summary: Provide technical and administrative leadership for a small team of Engineering personnel


Required Education and Experience:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Good management and leadership skills.
  • Excellent computer proficiency.
  • May be required to work with multi-cultural technical team proficiency in any other language other than English, considered an asset (Portuguese/Hindi/French).
  • BASc in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of related experience or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience in product and process development and experience in launching new process and products, program management and in delivery of engineering projects.
  • Experience in Process and/or Controls Engineering is an Asset (Cross-functional engineering experience is an Asset).
  • Experience in Software Development and Software Program Management considered an Asset.
  • Ignition SCADA software programming, SQL database programming, AB / Seimens PLC programming, and Fanuc robot controls functional knowledge are considered an asset
  • A love for technology, and an insatiable curiosity for new tools to tackle real problems.


Essential Functions:

  • Typically manages and leads 3 to 7 employees.
  • Lead planning and tracking of engineering activities including risk assessment, budgetary performance, and program timing.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in engineering practices to obtain increased operational efficiencies.
  • Analyze business operations and business systems and determine which Software applications could improve efficiency.
  • Lead a foundational, multi-discipline team of engineers working on complex projects.
  • Review and approve engineering records.
  • Develop detail plans for new engineering product and product changes.
  • Making determination for new equipment, engineering staffing and training needs.
  • Leading research and development projects for new designs, products, and processes (e.g. Resistance Welding, Complex Vision Systems for material handling, Riveting application, and industry 4.0 Data Collection systems).
  • Audit Engineering teams work for technical Accuracy.
  • Interview and select new personnel.
  • Conduct performance reviews including individual employee development goals and disciplinary actions.
  • Participate in development and ensures adherence to QMS Policy.
  • Provide technical and administrative coaching and mentoring for engineering personnel.
  • Required to work extra hours and travel to meet Customer needs.
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook


Work Environment:

  • 70% office,30% plant floor (PPE required)


Physical Demands:

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
  • Overtime as required


Health and Safety:

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company


Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice



This job description does not constitute a contract of employment. The Company may exercise its employment at will right at any time