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Engineering - Engineering Manager, Controls & IOT

Cambridge, ON, Canada Req #233
Monday, October 12, 2020

About Us


The Glen Dimplex Americas organization operates in North, Central and South America. Focused on enhancing the moments that matter in life with a commitment to delivering the best design and efficiency in the areas of temperature control and comfort creation. The organization’s portfolio of leading brands are strategically positioned to meet the market challenges of tomorrow by enhancing the moments that matter in life and in the environment.

The Dimplex brand focuses on innovation, inspired design and energy efficiency while the Cadet brand invites warmth and dependability at a value appreciated by its customers. Together these brands provide complete product offerings in the residential and commercial comfort categories, ranging from electric heaters, to fireplaces and controls. Dimplex also delivers on inspired design in the category of home furnishings with a complete line of mantels and media consoles.

Glen Dimplex Americas is a division of the Glen Dimplex Group - the world's largest manufacturer of electrical heating, which holds significant global market positions in domestic appliances, heating, cooling, ventilation, and renewable energy solutions. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland the Glen Dimplex Group privately owns over 40 brands with operations in 80 countries.

We are currently recruiting a 'hands-on' manager with expertise and experience in development of electronic systems, both hardware and software.

Primary Responsibilities and Tasks:

·Participate in the design, development, and deployment of electronic systems, both hardware and software, spanning a wide spectrum of complexity and technologies.

·Develop and implement test procedures to verify design operation and compliance to international standards e.g. FCC/IC/CE/EMC. This will require the candidate to keep up to date with relevant industry standards.

·Generation, management and dissemination of system specifications, bills of materials and technical documentation.

·Collaborate with national and international Glen Dimplex companies, partners, and project stake holders to ensure successful project delivery within specific time and budged constraints.

·Contribute to the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures.

·Contribute to the development of new concepts, technologies, and products.

·General design reviews and problem resolution.

Required Criteria:

·Candidates must have a relevant degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or a related discipline with, ideally, 5+ years plus experience.

·Enthusiastic, self-starter with good initiative and energy.

·Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to engage effectively at all levels.

·An understanding of power electronics, systems design engineering, control, and communication principles.

·Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, an ability to understand complex problems and generate appropriate pragmatic technical solutions.

·Proven ability to analyse technical development/design issues and manage them to resolution. Prototype build and test.

·Experience of product design to relevant international standards.

·Implement and control technical changes during the products life cycle.

·Good knowledge of electrical codes and safety standards.

Specific requirements – Electronics hardware development:

·Ability to read, analyses and understand electronic schematic diagrams.

·Ability to conduct theoretical analysis and rudimentary simulations.

·Mixed digital, analogue, and embedded system circuit design, simulation, and implementation.

·Concise understanding of embedded systems architecture.

·Schematic design and Printed Circuit Board layout.

·Mixed electrical and electronic circuit analysis and debug.

Specific requirement – Embedded software development.

·Embedded software development experience using C/C++ programming and development toolsets for 8/16/32 bit microcontrollers.

·A knowledge of Python programming language would be advantageous.

·Experience in communication protocols including: SPI, I2C, LIN, Modbus, RS232, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, bespoke multi-hop bidirectional wireless protocols.

As the successful candidate may not have gained sufficient experience in all areas of the required skill sets, it is critical that the candidate possesses a mind-set of continuous skills improvement.

How to Apply


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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Job Start Date Monday, October 19, 2020
  • Cambridge, ON, Canada