Role description

As the Engineering Manager, You will have the unique opportunity to lead a team of 50 engineers and develop complex automated solutions dedicated to support nuclear projects:

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Managerial Responsibilities & Leadership

  • Experience in interacting effectively with all levels of internal personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts
  • Develop and track team/departmental KPIs and status reports focused on project performance, schedule and cost risk mitigations, and issue resolution to project stakeholders
  • Ability to analyze data, and understand organizational disparities, as well as implementing solutions to address such areas.
  • Conduct employee performance evaluations, recommend salary adjustments, and initiate personnel actions (e.g., promotions, transfers, etc.)
  • Support continuous learning and application of nuclear industry best practices to maintain the highest quality of engineering design and proactively identify process change/enhancement opportunities.

Support to the project team

  • Manage the overall planning and execution of project activities for assigned projects in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Experience with project management techniques and tools for defining program work scope, schedules, budgets, priorities, and performance milestones; and managing change control and risk

Technical Responsibilities

  • Provide feedback and engineering review of design specifications, drawings, plans and procedures
  • Evaluate test results for conformance to design requirements & works with project team to implement corrective action where applicable
  • Troubleshoot equipment and tooling
  • Plan and oversee experiments/qualification testing on high-risk system elements
  • Reviews machine performance from internal factory acceptance tests conducted on prototype machines
  • Responsible for oversight on engineering and assembly activities related to construction of CSA B51 and CSA N285.0 pressure boundary components

Minimum Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree in Engineering (mechanical, mechatronic, nuclear, or chemical engineering is required) or equivalent
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in nuclear tooling and equipment design, build and testing
  • A minimum of 2 or more years of demonstrated experience in a leadership or management role
  • A valid Professional Engineering License for the province of Ontario is required
  • Thorough understanding of machine design and build

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; for this role we will only consider candidates who are eligible to work in Canada (e.g., citizenship, permanent residency, work permit with sufficient duration).

Essential skills

Design / Manufacturing / Troubleshooting / Tooling / Robotics / Mechanical Engineering / ASME

As a recruitment consultant at Thomas Thor, I am proud to contribute to the development of clean nuclear energy. I specialize in the Canadian nuclear industry and support the creation and the retention of a sustainable nuclear workforce.

Gera Ballart