Engineering Manager

Position: Engineering Manager ("EM")

Engineering Manager (“EM”) in charge of the engineering, production and regulatory departments for the complete product development of Theralase’s medical laser systems (“Products”); including: concept to commercialization research, design, development, manufacture, testing, packaging, labelling, system integration, regulatory approval, documentation and Standard Operating Procedures (“SOPs”) 

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

In conjunction with senior management, develop a five year strategic Product strategy, updated quarterly, to achieve successful Product commercialization objectives, including design intent, safety, efficacy, cost and timing. 

Lead engineering, production and regulatory teams, through this five year Product strategy, with a focus on commercialization of Products that meet/exceed design intent, quality, safety and efficacy objectives for defined therapeutic and oncology medical conditions. 

Build value for the Company, through increased revenues and profitability, by designing, developing and manufacturing high-quality Products to be sold by the corporate sales, marketing and customer support teams to healthcare practitioners. 

Hands-on management of engineering, production and regulatory teams in the design and manufacture of Products; including: research, design, development, component specification, supplier management, sub-contract manufacture, manufacture, final testing, quality control, quality assurance, packaging, labeling, sterility, system integration, regulatory approval, customer service, documentation and SOP.

Skills and Qualifications Required: 

  • University education with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering, with strong business acumen, preferably a MBA 
  • 10+ years of Product development experience leading high functioning technical teams 
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting skills to lead their team in the timely resolution of technical issues 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to motivate their teams to achieve/exceed their performance objectives 
  • Experience in medical device regulatory submissions to Health Canada, FDA and European Union 
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office environment (Office, Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) 
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills with an ability to produce and defend effective Product development programs 
  • Ability to learn, remain calm and focus on the timely completion of objectives 
  • Organized, self-motivated and professional in dealing with direct reports, colleagues and senior managers 
  • Team player with a proven ability to build positive relationships at all levels of an organization 
  • Ability to prioritize in multi-tasking environment with excellent attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Enjoy working in a challenging and fast growth environment 
  • Flexible and accountable working in a team environment 
  • Positive, “Can-Do” attitude and strong belief in personal accountability 
  • Strive to constantly improve and develop skills both personally and in assisting their direct reports and colleagues to do the same 
  • Hard-working, lead by example manager 


$125,000 to $140,000 base, commensurate with experience + performance bonus + employee benefits (after 3 months) + stock options, subject to board of director approval. 

Theralase® is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Theralase® is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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