Manager of Field Engineering

  • Full-time

Company Description

Vention helps some of the most innovative manufacturing companies automate their production floor in just a few days. Vention's online-first manufacturing automation platform (MAP) enables its clients to design, automate, order, and deploy manufacturing equipment directly from their web browser.

Vention is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Berlin and Boston, and is used in over 3,000 factories on 5 continents. In May 2022, with over 380 employees, Vention announced the closing of $95M USD in Series C funding, which will be used to grow Vention's go-to-market strategy, expand the company's global distribution footprint, and accelerate the development of its hardware and software platform.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the VP of Application Engineering, you will manage a team of system integration engineers and technicians responsible for the preparation, testing and delivery of Vention turn-key applications. You will coach and support your team through planning and execution activities. Your domain expertise in automation and robotics will elevate your growing team’s technical knowledge and enable you to identify training opportunities for them. 

You will be involved in pre-sale scope validation activities. Working in collaboration with sales-executives, application engineers, application development engineers, operations team and customer success team, you will ensure that projects can be delivered on time, on budget and on scope. 

In your role, you will maintain strong relationships with Application Engineering, Product Line Management and Application Development teams to provide feedback from the field to help prioritize the Roadmap and contribute to the Go To Market strategy.

The Role

  • You will lead the project planning (scope and schedule) during the pre-sales phase
  • You will manage the turn-key projects portfolio. Managing resources, priorities, monitoring and reporting
  • You will be responsible for the technical execution and quality of the assembly, installation and programming of the projects
  • You will be responsible, with the delivery engineer assigned to each project, of managing the relationship with the end users from PO to SAT
  • You will design and maintain the project management processes and tools necessary for successful delivery
  • You will collaborate with cross-functional teams and executives to improve, design, implement processes to improve and optimize the end-to-end delivery process considering quality, speed of delivery and profitability
  • You will drive the hiring efforts in Delivery to ensure our capacity to deliver scales with our sales growth
  • You will influence the roadmap as the voice of the customer for productized applications and turn-key projects


  • You bring 8-10 years experience in the field of industrial automation, controls or robotics 
  • You bring 2-4 years experience in project management
  • You bring 2-4 years experience in managing a technical team
  • You hold an Engineering Degree with strong Automation skills
  • You have your engineer permit from OIQ 
  • You have strong business acumen 
  • You showed the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Additional Information

Our culture is an uplifting environment for high achievers. The fast-paced, high-performance environment will give you the opportunity to build products, processes and strategies that will have a lasting impact.

When you join Vention, you join a team of professionals with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Together, we strive to nurture a supportive and inclusive work environment for all.

We’re passionate about helping you do your best work. Claim your seat and find out what you can do!

Vention is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.