Safariland

  • Product Engineering Manager

    Job Locations CA-BC-Burnaby
    Posted Date 7 days ago(7/12/2018 2:37 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2244
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Business Development
    Employee Type
    FT - Regular Full-Time
    Position Level
    Executive
  • Overview

    At Mustang Survival, our brand is driven by our purpose to deliver confidence to our users by protecting and enriching life on the water. To help cultivate our purpose, we have an amazing team of innovative, inspiring, and motivated individuals. With the ability to create products that save people’s lives, we witness courage on a daily basis. If you want a career that is challenging, energizing, and rewarding, come join us to push the boundaries of water survival technology. Help us to deliver the ultimate user experience through inspired technical solutions.


    From our headquarters at the Mustang Waterlife Studio in Burnaby, BC, you will be responsible for managing a technical team that is responsible for rapid response projects, product testing and product support.  Here’s what it’s all about:

     

    Responsibilities

    • Mentor, coach and support your team members to achieve their dreams
    • Establish your teams’ goals and manage day to day priorities in alignment with the business strategy
    • Manage product and material certification testing with external partners
    • Lead delivery of rapid response projects
    • Lead technical product support including change management leadership
    • Lead inflation sub-system design and development
    • Lead product technical risk by utilizing product failure analysis (DFMEA) and product performance test programs
    • Establish and manage the department budget
    • Travel to visit partners and attend tradeshows as required (less than 10%)

    Qualifications

    If you are an experienced team leader and can accomplish the above, you've got what it takes! Realistically you will have a degree in Engineering or related area (or equivalent experience) supplemented by 10 years of progressive engineering and demonstrated project management experience across different functional teams to bring products to the customer/market on time.  Specific industry knowledge or background in a technical soft goods product development process is strongly preferred. Manufacturing experience is an asset.  And don't worry, we'll make sure to help you learn everything you need to know about what makes us unique

     

    Why Mustang Survival?

    Mustang Survival offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a great working environment, as well as opportunity for personal and professional growth through an engaged workplace that stays connected to each other and the business. We’re a cool culture that enjoys staff waterlife events like rowing outings, or supporting staff to pull on our products and explore the many local waterways.  We’re proud to be an ambassador for Mustang when on the water as brand champions.  Lifestyle  lunch and learns, a healthy snack program - but also birthday cakes(!), supportive desk mates, golf and ping pong tournaments are just part of the everyday of being a Mustanger. 

    In 2013, Mustang Survival joined forces with The Safariland Group.  For over 50 years, The Safariland Group has been a leading manufacturer of protective products and equipment primarily for law enforcement and military customers.  Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, the company has approx. 2,000 employees in seven facilities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. 

    Thank you for your interest in working at Mustang Survival, however, only those qualified will be contacted.

     

     

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