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Engineering Platform Manager

Accelerated Systems

Accelerated Systems

Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Accelerated Systems Inc. continues to be one of the most innovative companies in North America. Our advanced electric drive systems, for e-bikes, e-lawnmowers and Light Electric Vehicles (LEV), have no equal in the industry. We are a growing company and have the environment for your growth.

The Engineering Platform Manager requires a B.S. level Engineering degree and experience in the Engineering department at ASI or equivalent relevant experience. The Engineering Platform Manager will assist 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.

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.
  • Ability to travel to the US and overseas without restriction is required
  • Experience in executing a time bound technical projects.

ASI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants who may have accessibility requirements. Should you require an accommodation please contact Information received related to accommodation needs will be addressed confidentially. All qualified applicants will receive consideration but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The use of AI is not used by Accelerated Systems Inc. to screen, assess or select applicants in our hiring process.

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