Senior Director Product, Head of Power Correction Engineering

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An accomplished LV and MV technology, innovation, and design leader, with demonstrated executive leadership capabilities is sought to head up Powersides power correction Product group.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the teams responsible for all aspects of Product management, research, development, project engineering for Powersides innovative range of Low and Medium Voltage power correction products. Local oversight of Montreal-based support teams reporting to Alameda. This role is based in Montreal and reports to Powersides VP Product
    • Motivation, training, growth, and oversight of our skilled engineering professionals
    • Staffing, sponsoring and supporting cross-functional teams
    • Developing and executing technology and product roadmaps with compelling customer value propositions.
    • Collaborating with sales on customer engagements, including travel as necessary for presentations to prospective clients, and for field project work
    • Oversight and leadership of Project Management from initial investigation through customer delivery
    • Promoting Powerside to outside Engineering groups
    • Driving continuous improvement programs

Required experience:

  • Senior leadership roles in the design, simulation, development, and deployment of LV and MV Power switching and Correction products for compliance with CSA, UL, IEC and IEEE standards
  • Executive management of product engineering teams. Successful launch of multiple new products
  • Experience in analyzing and simulating customer applications using modern software tools as part of paid customer design studies
  • 5+ years in engineering management, 10 years in power systems design and development
  • Education: B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
  • Professional: Member of Ordres Des Ing√©nieures de Quebec or equivalent

Skills:

  • Design of LV, MV Capacitor banks and Filters, control and protection circuits
  • Simulation tools: Power Network Study, Load flow study, Harmonic & Resonance study, Arc flash and Short Circuit Study, Transient Study
  • Switchgear Design
  • LV, MV MDP design
  • Protection Coordination
  • Power Quality
  • Power factor correction System Design
  • Harmonic Filter, passive, active or hybrid design and sizing
  • Power quality monitoring and auditing
  • EMS 

Computer/Software:

  • ETAP
  • CYME
  • EMTP-ATP
  • SOMACHINE
  • AutoCAD
  • Solidworks
  • Matlab
  • Labview

Languages:

  • English & French required

Qualities:  We seek someone who

  • Thrives in an evolving and growing environment
  • Is autonomous, analytical, and curious
  • Loves team work
  • Sees the big picture, but also has attention to detail
  • Has the ability to communicate concisely and clearly both orally and in writing
  • Has a sense of initiative, energy, and enthusiasm

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