Design SupervisorMechanical/Manufacturing

Central Okanagan, British Columbia 2 January

Xilium Recruiters

  • Description

    Are you a natural born leader with the ability to work closely with your team to find innovative and efficient solutions for clients? If so, we want to hear from you!

    Our client is a BC built business with customers located all over the globe. They value work culture above all else and have worked hard to build a team of people who are experts at what they do and care about the work they are doing. If you believe that anything is possible and enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced and dynamic environment with room for innovation then this is the place for you! Our client is very ecologically focused and building a greener planet for future generations is part of their mandate.

    As the Design Supervisor, your role will be primarily focused on research and design responsibilities. You will be instrumental in overseeing and troubleshooting the release of new products and will take ownership of all current products offered by the company. You will become an expert on the company and will work closely with new clients as part of the sales and client intake process.

    The Role:

    Located in beautiful Kelowna, BC, you will be a crucial part of the leadership structure of the company and will be responsible for managing a team of three other designers. With a client list that spans the globe, you will have the opportunity to travel internationally and gain experience working in an international market.

    Daily responsibilities include:
    Managing day to day operations of your team and department.
    Designing and building mechanical components to suit clients’ needs.
    Developing relationships with new suppliers while nurturing the relationships within the existing supply chain.
    Continually analyzing the existing development and design process to make it more innovative and efficient.
    Some travel (local and international) will be required to help secure new clients.

    Your Skills & Experience:

    Must have Minimum 5 years of experience in developing and manufacturing new products and components.
    Must have PMP designation or experience in Project Management.
    Must have (minimum) technical degree in Mechanical Engineering field.
    Proven ability to lead a team to surpass objectives and expectations.
    Ability to work without direct supervision.
    Demonstrated ability to be an emotionally intelligent leader with experience leading high-functioning teams.
    Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities with conflicting deadlines in a constantly changing environment.
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

    If you meet our qualifications and you are up for the challenge of leading a new team with an international client list, we want to hear from you!

    ***Please note all finalist candidates will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Search, produce an acceptable driver’s abstract and complete a psychometric assessment***

    With offices in Kelowna & Kamloops BC, Xilium Recruiters is BC’s #1 executive search and recruiting firm serving the Okanagan interior. When employers need highly skilled recruiters they can count on to grow their business, Xilium is at the top of their A-list!

    “When real potential is actualized, and values are rightly aligned, business and careers flourish.”

    "Great companies are made by great people"
  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Vocational
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Design Supervisor

  • Employer

    Xilium Recruiters

  • Location

    Central Okanagan, British Columbia

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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