Integration Manager

Integration Manager

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Vancouver, Canada.
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As Integration Manager you'll be responsible for translating the customer requirements into a carefully designed system with the lowest possible risks. You'll make sure that the system is handed-over according to specification by your colleagues and suppliers. During the design process you'll support the Project Manager and Project Leader in resolving technical and system-related issues. You'll lead the test phase and ensure a smooth, seamless transition to our customers' operational processes. The Integration Manager reports directly to the Engineering Manager.

Responsibilities:

Project definition:

  • Defines integration strategy during sales phase
  • Develops integration plan and reports progress
  • Develops test strategy and integrated test plans, executes tests and reports progress
  • Acts as a consultant during quotation phase for the use of standard solutions and the impact of specials

Manage design:

  • Safeguards requirements coverage and consistency from system to component level, both VI internally and towards subcontractors
  • Realizes SSS, SSDD and IRS (externally an internally), aiming at maximizing the reuse of standard solutions
  • Discusses issues and takes decisions in accordance with customers

Monitor realization:

  • Manages deliveries of components suppliers by monitoring technical quality and progress, and by accepting project deliverables from suppliers through verification and validation

Project and process management:

  • Leads an engineering team, including system architects (if applicable)
  • Ability to lead a team of specialists from a functional / technical perspective
  • Plans, monitors and reports progress, costs and risks for major development (architecture, integration and testing)
  • Organize an integration organization for a project (including recruitment)
  • Acts like a process manager to safeguard processes like REQM, ChM, CM, T&V, process reporting etc.

Manage test and acceptance:

  • Integrates components into (sub)systems and into the existing BHS of the customer
  • Discusses issues with customers and takes decisions
  • Executes tests and reports progress
  • Organizes customer acceptance

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in implementation of material handling systems or industrial controls systems
  • Willing and able to travel up to 50% of the time

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities:

  • Familiar with customer processes in the Baggage Handling Industries
  • Experienced system integrator who is familiar with system assurance system (requirement management, testing and validation, change management and configuration management)
  • Ability to build partnerships with customers as well as with internal and external suppliers
  • Can find the right balance between quality, lead time, and cost
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proactive and pragmatic
  • Ability to motivate people at all levels