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Senior Design Manager

Status: Completed


Our Client:

Glastech is a British Columbia owned and operated glazing contractor that specializes in commercial, institutional and high-end residential glazing.  Since 1985 have shown clients time and time again they excel at what they do and have a vast portfolio of projects to show for it.  Glastech have made clients exceedingly satisfied with their professional team and have provided the highest quality products and services available.

Glastech are searching for a Senior Design Manager to lead a drafting team of 5 people.



  • Will report to the senior partners of the firm
  • Lead a 4/5 person team in a fast pace culture
  • Lead the CAD projects using AutoCAD to prepare 2D and 3D drawings
  • Assist in design of new glazing systems and modifications to existing systems
  • Ensure constant communications with all project staff to identify potential problems, formulate recommendations, solutions and report
  • Maintain established policies and procedures, objectives and quality assessment
  • Review and monitor the drafting team’s processes, procedures and quality management plans thus ensuring distribution and accuracy of all design information and documentation to all relevant parties
  • Responsibility for the technical details on the drawings that leave the drafting department
  • Represent Glastech within the Architectural community
  • Communicate ideas for improvement to senior partners



Bachelor or Engineering degree, Engineering Technologist, Architect Technologist 


  • 10 years of professional experience in the technical glazier industry or related industry
  • Team Player
  • Strong written and spoken English
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter and willing to take the initiative
  • Ability to handle a fast pace culture
  • Strong self-management skills to ensure timely and accurate issue of project deliverables 


People First Solutions is one of Vancouver’s leading Executive Recruitment firms, dedicated to recruiting top talent.

If you possess the fundamental skills, experience and education required to be successful in this role we invite you to provide a cover letter and résumé in confidence to either Michael O’Brien or Bob Murray.

Michael O’Brien – michael@peoplefirstsolutions.com – 604 684-2288

Bob Murray – bob@peoplefirstsolutions.com – 604 684-2288