Electrical Engineering Manager

Location: Michigan City, Indiana
Date Posted: 07-23-2018
Electrical Engineering Manager and is responsible for managing the electrical engineering team and PCB technicians and providing solutions to new product requests, engineering requests and quality control issues. This individual will liaison with: sales and marketing departments, other new product teams, manufacturing engineers, production and procurement teams.  

Job Description

Job Responsibilities include:
  • Evaluate and develop the skills and productivity of the Electrical engineers and PCB technicians
  • Continually monitor the latest technologies and methods to ensure product development team is up to date with industry best practices
  • Bring new ideas and technologies to known issues in the HVAC instrumentation market
  • Participate in industry associations to help keep alert to changes in market needs and regulatory changes
  • Oversee the design of new products and enhance existing products  including performing required justification analysis prior to projects
  • Lead a team of engineers and technicians in developing concepts and performing tests for new products and enhancements to existing products
  • Develop metrics to monitor the productivity and quality of the electrical engineering team and individual members
  • Evaluate and justify the appropriate use of outsourcing for design work
  • Develop ‘Statements of Work’ and Specification and actively manage outside resources to bring outsourced projects in on-time and on-budget
  • Assist the manufacturing engineering team when needed to introduce new products to production
  • Work with sales department to provide design modifications to existing products for special customer applications
  • Provide financial justifications for new designs, secure quotations, prototypes, ensure appropriate testing is performed and coordinate projects through production
  • Supervise engineers and technicians in their day-to-day activities including project status, test requests, resolve problems with lab equipment, test set-up, etc.
  • Provide engineering assistance to the quality assurance team with respect to quality problems originated by customers, returns, and manufacturing personnel
  • Evaluate, develop and prepare summaries of quotations request for test equipment, machinery, tooling and other equipment for new and existing products for all engineering departments
  • Use engineering skills and market study information evaluate the requested new products or enhancement project using the financial justification, specification process, securing quotations, prototypes, ensuring appropriate testing is performed
  • Evaluate and implement new software packages whenever applicable to benefit all departments in engineering
  • Work with vendors to ensure that parts/components meet require specifications
  • Develop solutions for issues that may cause problem or constraints among internal and external customers
Supervisory Responsibility
  • This position will manage 4 electrical engineers and 2 PCB technicians

Qualifications

MUST HAVES:
  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering; Master’s Degree or MBA a plus
  • At least 6 – 8 years of management experience in designing and enhancing pressure, velocity, temperature and humidity instruments and test equipment
  • Strong engineering management skills
  • Strong desire to take on more responsibility and growth with the organization
  • Knowledge of project management and engineering administration procedures
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