Vice President, Engineering Services
NFI Group Inc (New Flyer and MCI)
Kirk Burcar is a seasoned production engineer, having held progressively advancing roles in automotive and heavy-duty manufacturing for over three decades. He currently leads NFI Group Inc.'s engineering operation as Vice President, Engineering Services (responsible for engineering and product development for New Flyer and MCI). Since joining New Flyer in 2009, Kirk has provided direction and guidance to its critical design processes and engineering programs, lending expertise in vehicle controls, statistical problem solving, product quality, and lean strategies focused on process improvement. Prior to joining New Flyer, Kirk spent 20 years in the automotive industry with General Motors in various engineering management positions. Kirk is a certified Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from McGill University, and a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Toronto.
Electric vehicle development, infrastructure development, zero-emission propulsion, mechanical engineering, vehicle innovation, new product development, advanced manufacturing, transportation, electrical engineering.