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7 important skills that our recruiters seek in engineering jobs

July 13, 2020
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7 compétences recherchées par nos recruteurs pour un emploi en ingénierie

We are often looking for new employees to join our engineering teams. Whether it is in the agricultural, powersports, industrial or defense sectors, you will surely find a job that suits you within Soucy!

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Essential skills for a job in engineering

To give you the best chances in your job interview, here are the skills and abilities that our recruiters are looking for in an engineering candidate.

1. A facility to manage several projects

Our engineering teams often work on multiple projects at the same time. According to our recruiters, the ideal candidate can effectively manage the progress of his or her projects while respecting deadlines.

2. A great team spirit

In the same vein, our recruiters also value candidates who are team players. It is unusual for an engineer to work alone. Our engineering teams often collaborate with other departments, such as marketing or industrial design. Teamwork is a quality we seek in everyone who applies for a job at Soucy as it is one of our values.

3. A sense of initiative

For our engineering positions, our recruiters want to find candidates who have a developed sense of initiative and who can improve their projects through their efforts.

4. A strong analytical and problem-solving skills

This trait often comes with the job! Most engineers have chosen this field because they are naturally curious and like to understand how things work around them. If you recognize yourself in this description, you are definitely in the right place! Many engineering jobs at Soucy involve analyzing parts and products to improve their performance or to solve a problem that has been identified.

5. An ability to work manually

Our engineering employees don’t sit in front of their computers all day! Our teams are often called upon to go on-site to see and analyze the products, either in the plant or on our test track.

6. A flair for innovation

Innovation has always been a core value at Soucy! We are looking for people who think outside the box. We are constantly coming up with new concepts that allow us to stand out from our competitors. If you can identify customer needs and find solutions to meet them, you are perfect for our engineering department!

7. A strong engineering background

Of course, our recruiters are looking for candidates who already have experience in the field. For example, all of our engineering positions require the completion of a bachelor’s degree in this field of study as well as being a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). If you possess technical skills regarding the tools generally used in engineering, such as SolidEdge or any other computer-aided design (CAD) software, you will certainly stand out among the other applications.

If these characteristics suit you and you would like to work for an innovative Quebec company, send us your resume! We also invite you to consult the engineering jobs that are currently available at Soucy.

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