7 skills sought by our engineering recruiters

March 12, 2024
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We’re often on the lookout for new talent to fill the positions in our various engineering teams. Whether you’re passionate about the agricultural, powersports, industrial, or defence sector, you’re sure to find the job that suits you at Soucy!

The key skills that will help you thrive as an engineer at Soucy

We want you to stand out during your interview. That’s why we’re sharing the skills and aptitudes our recruiters look for in engineering candidates.

1. An ability to manage several projects at once

Our engineering teams often work on more than one project at a time. According to our recruiters, the ideal candidate is able to efficiently manage their projects while respecting deadlines.

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2. A collaborative mindset

Our recruiters want to hire candidates who love working with teams. Our various engineering teams often collaborate with other departments such as marketing, purchasing, operations, and industrial design. In fact, collaboration is part of our core values.

3. A sense of initiative

When it comes to hiring an engineer, our recruiters are looking for people who aren’t afraid to take initiative and find ways to improve their projects.

4. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Our recruiters have noticed that most engineers working at Soucy are curious by nature and strive to understand how everything around them works. If that sounds like you, you’re at the right place! At Soucy, we don’t just find solutions, we improve them. That’s why our engineering positions are focused on analyzing parts and products.

5. A penchant for field work

Employees in our engineering teams often have to visit workshops, manufacturing plants, and even our test track to observe and analyze our products in action. That’s why they need to have a practical side, an ability to understand how our products work in real conditions, and a knack for identifying potential problems or necessary improvements. In other words, we’re not afraid of putting ourselves in our clients’ shoes!

6. A drive for innovation

Innovation is part of Soucy’s DNA. That’s why we’re looking for people who want to give life to their ideas – even the ones that seem outlandish! We’re always trying to come up with new concepts that help us stand out from the competition. If you’re renowned for anticipating what clients need, you’re perfect for our engineering department!

7. In-depth technical know-how

Our recruiters are looking for candidates with experience in their field and basic technical knowledge. To apply for an engineering position, you need to have a bachelor’s degree in engineering and be a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). You’ll also need to have practical skills and be proficient with engineering tools such as Solid Edge and other CAD programs. If you meet these requirements, you’re sure to stand out!

Does this sound like you? Then let’s meet! Most of our subsidiaries are looking for engineers like you for hands-on, rewarding projects. Ready for your next challenge? Check out our list of engineering positions available.

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