Engineering Manager, Nesconset, NY

Position Summary:

The Engineering Manager will actively demonstrate and drive the use of robust engineering processes and documentation by:

  • Leading the engineering team to produce new products and to respond to new vehicle launches, new markets, and new product applications;
  • Encouraging the growth and development of all Engineering personnel;
  • Collaborating with all departments to drive increased profitability and customer satisfaction;
  • Working with the Product Managers and Divisional Management to develop project scope and priorities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Qualified candidates will have innovation skills and the ability to think “outside the box”.
  • We’re seeking an established, action-oriented leader who thrives on data driven problem solving, growth opportunities, and personnel development.
  • The position requires the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the function of the job.
  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.
  • Ability to perform field diagnostics and work with external suppliers and customers to diagnose product issues.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the latest codes and new developments in testing and examination methods of processes, materials, and products.
  • Experience working with suppliers and customers to create solutions for custom customer applications.

Core Competencies:

  • Leadership – Leads by example; demonstrates a high level of team building ability
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures;
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently;
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure;
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality;
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering related field with 10+ years of product design experience in a manufacturing setting. BA in Electrical Engineering is preferred
  • Design experience with electro/mechanical products and control systems.
  • Proven track record of successful product development and new product launches.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Product Development Stage Gate Experience
  • Strong product design experience
  • Quality Management System experience

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal document
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Strong experience in engineering software packages, design processes, organizational methods, project management / planning and cost analysis.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles; and risk of electrical shock.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather); working near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather).
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

How to Apply:

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OR – submit your resume via email to Terry Brown at tbrown@safefleet.net