Competitive salary
3 weeks of vacation

Are you known for being a team player and inspiring leader? We want you on board! As R&D Director, you'll drive our R&D strategy and oversee a great team, with plenty of tasks and responsibilities to keep you challenged. Check out our benefits!

2024-02-26 12:00:00 a.m.

Duties and responsibilities


  • Supervise the department’s operations by prioritizing projects and optimizing your team’s skills 
  • Monitor project schedules, budgets, costs, and risks using our product development process, while providing the necessary support to the stakeholders involved 
  • Supervise and improve the integration of new products or prototypes into production 
  • Supervise and improve the improvement process of existing products 
  • Propose initiatives to improve department operations 
  • Standardize procedures and communicate them effectively 
  • Participate in the conception and design of prototypes 
  • Participate in the monthly analysis of warranty claims, technical support requests, and requests for new products or product improvements 
  • Facilitate communication between the engineering team, operations, and internal and external stakeholders on engineering-related matters 
  • Support management in implementing continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Ensure an optimal team with the right mix of skills to carry out the Engineering Department’s missions 

Human Resources 

  • Improve and support the integration and training of new employees 
  • Participate in the hiring and termination process 
  • Evaluate employee performance

Social benefits

  • Flexible schedule with convenient office hours 
  • Timebank program 
  • Friday afternoons off year-round 
  • Up to 5 weeks of vacation per year, including 3 weeks of vacation upon being hired 
  • Group insurance 
  • 13 paid holidays 
  • Telemedicine service 
  • Pension plan with employer contribution

Your profile

  • Inspiring leadership 
  • Good teamwork and communication skills 
  • Ability to take initiative 
  • Autonomy 
  • Good planning skills and ability to complete several projects simultaneously 
  • Excellent analytical skills and professional rigour 
  • Experience in product development 
  • Ability to read SolidWorks drawings 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to manage projects and project portfolios 


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering 
  • Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec 
  • 3 to 5 years of experience 
  • Experience in staff supervision 
  • Fluency in English and French 
Work atmosphere

Work atmosphere

  • Diversity and inclusion.
  • Stimulating family atmosphere.
  • Fun, dynamic, and supportive.
  • Unlimited employees' recognition
Valmetal has a policy of non-discrimination in hiring.

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