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Manager, Electronics Hardware Engineering


Position Summary:

The Manager, Electronics Hardware Engineering, is responsible for leading and managing a team of power electronics and mixed-signal electronics engineering staff in the execution of and delivery of new products and maintenance of our legacy product offerings.

You are responsible for planning, managing and coordinating team resources, processes and tools to deliver electronic hardware solutions for the company.

You will also help determine the technical pathways to success that enable the firm to achieve its long-term vision through the delivery of our charging solutions.

This role will develop the technical competencies of the team by providing direction, training, and continual mentorship. It will also be responsible for implementing and maintaining best-in-class electronics hardware development processes. This position requires someone open to collaboration and able to adapt to changing situations.


As an integral and influential technical leader for the company, you will guide teams in completing ambitious and achievable schedules, recognizing the balance between releasing high-performance products and managing essential activities.

Mentorship, technical knowledge and values-based coaching techniques are key and critical elements to a successful people manager at the organisation. You are expected to be open and create trusting relationships with your team, particularly our aspiring engineers. By offering your guidance and expertise, you will help develop the talent and technical aptitude of those around you while pushing project boundaries of what is possible.

The position will also be part of a larger leadership group at the firm, weighing in on product initiatives and offering your insights on how we remain ahead of our competition in this rapidly evolving industry.

Specific Duties

• Accountable for all electronic and electrical development, planning and execution for the company's products and supporting hardware applications.

• Support, work alongside and coach the team during the design, development, testing, debugging, modifying, implementation and configuration management of hardware solutions.

• Implements features and functions for new and existing products as well as participating & and contributing to advanced technology development activities.

• Partners with Product and Program Management and other engineering teams to review product functional requirements and development schedules.

• Ensures detailed product specifications are developed and tracked according to project plans, resource assignments and schedules.

• Develops, coordinates and implements improvements in hardware development methodology, tools and best practices, ensuring best fit with corporate and end-customer requirements.

• Performs effective talent management of employees and participates in all employee development activities including but not limited to recruitment, retention, and performance management.

• Effectively communicates company and department vision, objectives, project status and plans both internally and outside the hardware team as required.

• Provide input into corporate and engineering department strategy and operating plans to create and align hardware development activities with company strategy and long-term vision.

• Responsible for ensuring that the team is operating in accordance with all applicable safety procedures and guidelines.

• Interfaces with other ZAPI Group partner companies to collaborate on processes, tools and developments.

• Other duties as assigned.


• Relevant education in Electronic Engineering, Engineering Physics or a related Engineering discipline, combined with a minimum of 10 years experience in design for high manufacturing volume, development and release cycles for hardware systems.

• Thorough knowledge and experience with power electronics topologies, components, drive circuits, magnetics, and protection, as well as digital and small signal analog electronic circuits used in the control and monitoring.

• Have direct experience in design for EMC, strategies, test methods, equipment and debugging.

• Have experience with thermal management implementation practices for high-power electronics systems for a volume manufacturing setting.

• Previous experience working alongside offshore contract manufacturers and suppliers in a high-volume production environment.

• Experience in designing equipment for concept evaluation, product development, production in-process testing and production out of the box is a strong asset.

• Demonstrable successful experience in the execution of detailed design verification and product validation test plans.

• Excellent team leadership and talent management experience.

• Effective decision-making and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent project management skills with the ability to plan and execute program deliverables.

• A willingness to proactively adapt to evolving situations.

• Consistently exhibit and model company values (Collaboration, Perseverance, Innovation, Driving Results). Familiarity and experience in one or more of the following areas would be an asset:

• Change management processes for high-volume electronic product manufacturing.

• Wide bandgap power semiconductors.

• Advanced digital control techniques.

• Systems thinking and the application of V-Model development life cycles.

• Regulatory and safety standards (UL, CSA, TUV, etc.)

• Quality standards such as ISO 9001 and Automotive


• Metal castings and plastic injection moulding

• Software development and processes

Base Salary: $122,000 - $167,000 CAD per year plus bonus.

The compensation will be determined by experience, qualifications, knowledge, and skills.

  • Only in special circumstances, where candidates demonstrate the experience and skills to exceed those required for the position, would we consider paying above the range for this role.
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Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Company: Solutions Driven

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