Engineering Manager

Sanford, ME 04073

Posted: 06/11/2021 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Engineering Job Number: 34655 Pay Rate: 80000 - 125000

Job Description

  • Directs the activities of the company s mechanical and electrical engineers, electrical technicians, Engineers and other Engineering staff.
  • Supports safety practices, programs, and guidelines
  • Participates in the development of the annual operations plan/budget with goals and milestones that meet the goals of the strategic plan on an annual basis
  • Supports new product concepts in conjunction with input from Executive Management, Sales, Marketing, customers, etc.
  • Collaborates with customer design, Purchasing, and Marketing teams to provide OEM solutions for their product requirements.
  • Develops and helps maintain intellectual property including: patents, trademarks, copy rights, trade secrets, etc.
  • Oversees collaboration with Production Test in updating/modifying (when necessary) test procedures for all products
  • Provides Sales, Marketing, and Technical Services Departments with any required technical assistance.
  • Provides technical assistance to Customer Service for quotation proposals
  • Develops and documents engineering standards and specifications
  • Prepares or approves all electrical product documentation
  • Develops electrical/electronic schematics
  • Oversees electrical designs to assure accuracy of drawings and diagrams for assembly
  • Is a resource for outsourcing all related parts and components
  • Is a resource for preparing cost evaluations
  • Communicates with manufacturing departments to interpret and revise both designs and work practices for continuous improvement (Design for Manufacturing & Assembly, DFMA)
  • Supports product designs to meet long and short-term strategic business growth goals
  • Reviews designs to assure conformity to NSF, CSA, TUV and UL guidelines as well as any other appropriate governing or controlling agencies and special customer requirements
  • Develops processes to relentlessly improve engineering/administrative and design throughput to meet deadlines
  • Reviews Engineering Change Requests as required
  • Provides value to our customers by using and encouraging associates to use Lean tools and concepts to identify and eliminate waste in all forms (scrap/rework, transportation, motion, waiting, inventory, over production, over processing, and under-utilization of people).
  • Uses systematic thinking by seeing processes from end to end and works to challenge the status quo to eliminate the root cause of problems. Is involved in individual and/or team activities that involve using Lean tools and concepts to improve the flow of information and material.
  • Oversees the maintenance of documentation of all designs
  • Assures proper staffing and ensures his/her staff meets schedules
  • Establishes department metrics and performance standards
  • Leads, directs, and professionally develops the team under his/her direction
  • Keeps abreast of and/or assigns maintenance of computer software and hardware for documentation
  • Oversees the maintenance of the controlled original copy of various standards/regulations as assigned; may host external auditor for standards/regulations, as applicable
  • Performs other projects, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned by the General Manager
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