Engineering Platform Manager, High Power Products

Accelerated Systems

Accelerated Systems

Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Monday, July 17, 2023

The Engineering Platform Manager, HPP requires a B.S. level Engineering degree and experience in the Engineering department at ASI or equivalent relevant experience. The Engineering Platform Manager assists in setting the technical vision for a product family, and leads a development teams that launches engineered products and product changes within the family. This role is a working role, requiring hands-on involvement in project completion. This is an in-office (not remote or hybrid) position in our Waterloo office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With assistance, selects, assembles, and manages the multidisciplinary technical team that delivers an engineered product.
  • Ultimately responsible for work produced by the development team members relevant to the project.
  • Responsible for product launch timelines and resource management to hit those timelines.
  • Assists in overall engineering resource management and reporting.
  • Drives innovation activities within the engineering team and holds team members accountable to push innovation projects forward to conclusion.
  • Contributes to tactical plans to support the broader business plan.
  • Prepares engineering documents including cost estimates, appropriation requests, project schedules, design specifications.
  • Leads technical design reviews related to technology and sub-systems that will be used on assigned platform and innovation projects.
  • Continuously monitors group work and mentors team members, assess progress in relation to the project timeline.
  • With guidance or oversight, coaches best practices for executing project work to the development team members.
  • Assess the team and communicate with them openly. Creates a team environment and instills a sense of accomplishment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (B. S.) or equivalent technical degree from a four-year accredited institution with the focus being relevant to the job requirements of the technical team that he/she manages.
  • 10 or more years of relevant experience is preferred with a significant amount in a leadership role, either of direct reports or in project teams.
  • An additional business degree or a project management certification is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead technical people.
  • Considerable technical experience pertaining to electronics and or electronic manufacturing is a plus.
  • Excellent project and people management skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Experience managing business/ financial plans & budgets.
  • Experience in executing a time bound technical projects.
  • Ability to travel to the US and overseas without restriction is required.