Engineering Manager

by Parmerit Inc.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Jul 05, 2024
Parmerit Inc.

Job Description

Engineering Manager


Reports To: General Manager

Role Brief

We are seeking an inspirational and experienced Engineering Manager to join our team. As the Engineering Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the development of our products, leading a team of skilled engineers, and contributing to the growth and success of our organization. You will be responsible for managing a range of engineering projects, from conceptualization to final product delivery, ensuring that they meet the highest standards of quality, performance, and innovation.

About Our Businesses

Established in 1988, Parmerit is a leader in custom machining, fabrication, and automation. Parmerit works with the latest technology to design and fabricate automated tooling, systems and components for a diverse client base across a variety of industries including automotive, pharmaceutical, aerospace, and defense. Over the past 34 years, we have been dedicated to being an elite supplier of service, quality, and technical expertise. We value passionate and highly motivated team members who want to make a difference. We pride ourselves on our culture of working as a team to find innovative solutions, relentlessly pursuing excellence, and taking on challenging assignments.

Adescor is a North American based, industry-leading supplier of downstream equipment for the corrugated pipe and extruded pipe industry. We design, build, and support a comprehensive line of downstream equipment for extrusion and corrugated pipe production; pipe haul-offs, cut-offs, perforators, filter loaders, spin welders, inner liner trimmers, and coilers. We can design and integrate a complete downstream automation system for your extrusion line that is validated before delivery. Adescor is growing and transforming from an equipment manufacturer, to a solutions provider. We apply our product and automation knowledge to your problem, developing solutions that meet your specific needs. Our team has grown to include knowledge and experience in robotics and automation which we can leverage to develop best in class solutions that meet the needs of today’s changing manufacturing landscape.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of design engineers, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Define project timelines, set priorities, and allocate resources efficiently to meet deadlines and deliverables.
  • Ensure the team are aware of day-to-day targets and responsibilities.
  • Work in collaboration with business development to execute on the product development roadmap
  • Forecast staffing and resource needs in line with company growth.
  • Provide guidance and support to the team in making informed technical decisions, staying up to date with industry best practices and emerging technology.
  • Develop the engineering department's long-term strategy and goals, including developing performance metrics, and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Drive process improvement initiatives to increase efficiency and productivity within the engineering team.
  • Recommend, implement, and evaluate policies, procedures, and standards to improve all aspects of flow.
  • Encourage and support innovative thinking and problem-solving within the engineering team.
  • Conduct regular performance reviews, provide feedback via 1-on-1’s and support the professional development of team members.

Key Competencies and Behaviours:

-A Professional approach and someone who is passionate about Wolfe values and culture

-Delivers Business Results:

  • Goal-oriented, organized team player
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Desire, determination, and aspires to be the best
  • Eager to grow the business
  • Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
  • Takes ownership and drives initiatives
  • Passion for a better way, brings energy to the task

-Inspires Internally And Externally:

  • Open and engaging approach that engages people
  • High level communication skills and adept at speaking at different levels
  • Collaborates and works across boundaries
  • Is “real” and relatable, humble
  • Coaches and mentors team members

-Develops Strategy:

  • Thinks beyond the current state, sees around corners
  • Demonstrates complex analytical and conceptual thinking
  • System level or end to end level thinking
  • Identifies next level of improvement

-Develops Insights and Competitive Advantage:

  • Data driven with an analytical mind
  • Develops deep understanding of customers and their needs, incorporates this into departmental strategy, products


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience in manufacturing, with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership or managerial role.
  • Strong project management skills with a track record of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • In-depth knowledge of automation technologies, including PLCs, robotics, and control systems (an asset).
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a team.
  • Familiarity with industry standards, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience in scheduling and capacity planning within an engineering environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)


  • Leadership: 5 years (required)
  • Project management: 5 years (preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Strathroy, ON N7G 4L3: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person