Program Lead, Siemens Canada Dual Education & Mechatronics

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity.  We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work.  Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

⦁Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces. 
⦁Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects. 
⦁Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment. 
⦁Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
⦁Competitive total rewards package.
⦁Profit sharing available.
⦁Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle. 
⦁Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.  
⦁Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
⦁Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
⦁Employee perks and discounts.
⦁Diversity and inclusivity focused. 

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

What will you do?
The Program Lead is responsible for the operation of two core programs at Siemens Canada:

1) The Dual Education Program / Siemens Canada Engineering & Technology Academy (SCETA), Siemens’ premier work-integrated learning program for post-secondary students
2) The Mechatronics Systems Certification Program, which certifies Canadian post-secondary institutes as partners in our global certification program

Responsibilities for the Dual Education Program include: 1) Annual needs assessment / target-setting with the business, 2) Annual recruitment of high-calibre students to meet business needs in coordination with academic partners, Siemens HR and business partners; 4) Delivery of the program together with internal and 3rd party resources; 4) Driving program development to meet evolving business needs; 5) Ensuring that program delivery stays on budget together with commercial partner

Responsibilities for the Mechatronics Systems Certification include: 1) Growing revenue with post-secondary institutes; 2) Ensuring high-quality program delivery in conjunction with internal partners
⦁The lead is responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships both with academic institutes and key business stakeholders across Siemens Canada, and identifying further opportunities for Siemens to create value with the academic institution
⦁The lead may also represent Siemens Canada in government and industry-led activities on work-integrated learning and Mechatronics
⦁The lead will have the opportunity to grow both programs to support additional resources; a great starter P&L experience
⦁The Program Lead reports to the VP of Business & Corporate Development and works in a multi-disciplinary team of talented leaders driving strategic initiatives for Siemens in Canada
⦁Working hours and location for this role are flexible with an expectation of ~20% of time spent at our Oakville headquarters (higher in the initial ramp-up) and ~10-20% travel to academic partners

What will you need to succeed?
⦁5-7+ years work experience in relevant positions
⦁Excellent project managements skills, with demonstrated ability to deliver high-calibre projects across complex networks of internal and external stakeholders
⦁Demonstrated recruiting / hiring and people management experience
⦁Sales experience and/or strong understanding of academic institutions
⦁Understanding of Mechatronics systems
⦁Excellent written & verbal communication skills
⦁A degree in engineering or technical equivalent is preferred
⦁French is an asset
⦁Self-directed, open-minded individual who enjoys challenges and works effectively under pressure

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours.  

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.   Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together.  So, what are you waiting for?  Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Job ID: 195536

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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