Seon Design Inc. is hiring a

Project Manager

Coquitlam, Canada
Full-Time
 

As our Project Manager, will be involved, from inception to conclusion, with all aspects of Safety Surveillance System projects, from the formal bid stage to successful implementation and customer acceptance.  You will participate with system design and specification, competitive bidding, scheduling, system production, installation and will provide the liaison between the customer and internal departments, such as Sales and Engineering.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take a lead role working with Sales, the customer and legal staff in support of preparing and negotiating the contract.
  • Participate with Installation Managers and Engineering to develop and document the system solution and configuration.
  • Prepare vehicle and system test procedures necessary to achieve interim and final system/project acceptance.
  • Communicate project milestone completion points to Finance team as required for billable contractual deliverables.
  • Report project status weekly and identify risks/gaps with solutions and escalate as required (internal/external).
  • Work with the customer and Product Management to document valid, new feature requests and ensure a timely response to the customer.
  • Attend customer visits to support sales team efforts - participate in customer presentations as required to ensure smooth project roll-out.
  • Obtain fact based, customer approval of all required system design documentation, custom integration solutions, final installations and delivery milestones.
  • Determine technical and contractual compliance and play a leading role in documenting compliance and deviations.
  • Liaise with the Installation and Professional Services team to plan and schedule the system installation and to create installation sign-off documentation for customer approval.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a high-tech sales, engineering and project environment
  • Post-secondary technical qualification in electronics, preferably in video technology
  • Project Management Certification (PMP) is desired
  • Able to manage effectively in a dynamic environment, with shifting priorities, schedules, and deadlines
  • Have a passion for problem-solving and be motivated by opportunities to grow and overcome challenges
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter attitude with superb oral and written communication
  • Solid understanding of MS Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong planning, time management & contract management skills, with the ability to anticipate obstacles and opportunities, and develop effective strategies with clear objectives & solutions
  • Familiarity with Salesforce systems desirable
  • Valid driver’s license and passport required for travel between the US and Canada

 

Who are we?

Founded in 1999, Seon is a fast-growing Vancouver-based fleet technology company that is the market leader in video surveillance for passenger transportation. As part of the Safe Fleet portfolio of brands, we are reimagining fleet safety; creating disruptive technologies. Our products encourage safe driving habits, protect passengers, and prevent pedestrian accidents. 

Consistently listed on Business in Vancouver’s Top 100 Tech Companies and Top 100 Manufacturers in BC, we’ve got the perfect blend of entrepreneurial spirit and long-term stability, boasting a 20-year history of profitable growth. We’re a passionate, committed group of people that love what we do and who we work with. 

Our mission is to improve the lives of fleet operators and protect the passengers they are trusted to transport.   

Our vision is to make the world a safer place which is why we started our United Against Bullying campaign (unitedagainstbullying.net) in 2013 to offer school communities tools, resources, and funding to stop bullying and empower young people to stand up against abusive behavior. 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an energetic, hands-on, detail-oriented individual for this opportunity.

This is a full time regular job with 40 hours a week.

Compensation is base salary. We also offer paid vacation time, sick/personal days and fully paid benefits after 3 months’ probation (Life, Accidental Death & Disability, Short and Long-Term Disability, Extended Health, Dental, Employee Assistance Program and RRSP Program with company matching your contributions, up to 3% of your salary). 

Why do you want to work here?

We are located in Coquitlam (a few blocks from the Hard Rock Casino), close to a bus route and Hwy 1. An ideal location for people in Coquitlam, New Westminster, Maple Ridge, Surrey and Burnaby who don’t want to spend hours a day commuting into Vancouver. 

Our building backs onto the Fraser River, with access to a beautiful walking trail, a park with picnic tables and spots where you can access a sandy beach and dip your toes in the river or just sit and watch the world float past. 

We offer our employees a one-hour lunch break, regular social committee activities like potluck and themed lunches (i.e. Taco Party, BBQ, etc.) and all the tea and coffee you can drink. We also have a monthly staff celebration with delicious cake, in honour of everyone celebrating a birthday or work anniversary that month.

 

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