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Engineering Manager, Projects

LocationMississauga, ON - Canada
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:a month ago
Job no: CAN4B
Category: Engineering
  • International EPCM Company
  • Opportunity for Growth
  • High performing culture & collaborative leadership team

With offices in Australia, Canada, Africa and the Philippines, Lycopodium proudly delivers high quality professional engineering and project delivery services globally, across the resources, infrastructure, and industrial processes sectors. By joining our global team and learning from renowned subject matter experts, we can offer you a diverse career that could take you anywhere in the world.

Lycopodium is currently recruiting for a Design Manager to join our growing Engineering team in Mississauga, ON.

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering the Design Manager is accountable to manage and direct the multi-discipline engineering / drafting teams to produce outputs that are fit for purpose, in alignment with project requirements and produced in a timely and cost effective manner.

The tasks you'll perform

  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgement in anticipating and solving design issues
  • Design approval of drawings, standards, specifications and procedures.
  • Monitor the progress and performance of the project design team and give input and provide feedback and support where necessary.
  • Preparation of man-hour budgets and design schedules for Study /EPCM estimates.
  • Facilitate design reviews through the development stages of the project design.
  • Assist with pre-commissioning activities and manage field engineering.
  • Manage subordinates’ review of vendor certified documentation (drawings, data sheets, manuals, lube lists, etc.) and the dissemination of vendor information to discipline engineers / drafting resources for interface checking.
  • Management of and responsibility for multi-discipline design and drafting resources assigned to allocated tasks to achieve agreed deliverable dates and man-hour budgets.
  • Follow and implement all relevant Company standards and procedures and ensure design drawings comply with all relevant Australian and International Standards.
  • Compile project reporting requirements in accordance with Company and Client standards to a high level of accuracy and professionalism.
  • Monitor the progress and performance of the project design team and give input and provide feedback and support where necessary.
  • Contribute to engineers in trainings professional development by providing consistent mentoring and identify avenues of development.
  • Provide technical support and input to proposals, customer presentations, and other marketing, business development activities. Prepare design scope, budget and schedule for written proposals.
  • Develop and contribute to the delivery of improvement initiatives which support business priorities for continuous improvement.
  • Ensure a high level of communication is attained with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and direction to the design team as required.
  • Travel on an ad-hoc basis to suit the needs of the business and its operations.

The expertise you'll bring

  • Qualification in Engineering, or the equivalent
  • Minimum 15 years post graduate experience in Mineral Processing or Metallurgical plant design.
  • Intuitive leader with the ability to initiate, lead and manage change in a complex environment.
  • Provide mentoring and identify avenues of professional development and succession planning to personnel within your team.
  • Capacity to evaluate work practices, implement systems and suggest alternatives and refinements where necessary.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision whilst consistently producing a high quality of deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve consistently high standards within both budgetary and schedule constraints.
  • High attention to detail and exceptional knowledge of engineering drawings.
  • Solid technical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient understanding of business acumen with the ability to adapt to different business environments.
  • High attention to detail and exceptional knowledge of engineering drawings.

What you’ll get

Lycopodium has a strong company culture focused on career progression and technical skill development. You can expect to be involved in a wide range of large projects whilst working amongst a team of highly skilled professionals.

We recognise that everyone is different and that needs may change over the course of your career. That’s why we:

  • Invest in our people for the long-term, building a diverse and rewarding career, mentored by the best in the industry.
  • Allow our people to balance work with other commitments, like family or study, offering flexible work arrangements.
  • Are undertaking significant people and technology initiatives that will support the workplace of the future.

We encourage and value diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability and ethnicity.

Our commitment to equal opportunity is embodied in our values of Respect, Integrity & Diligence. They are inherent in who we are, as individuals, and collectively as a Company. 

All applications are held in the strictest of confidence.

  • Published on 11 Jun 2024, 5:33 PM