Manufacturing Engineering Manager

East Bay, CA

Posted: 08/09/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: JOS000007461

About the Role

  • Guide and mentor team members in their personal performance and professional development
  • Partner with our Engineering team in new equipment product development to ensure cost effective design solutions, smooth launches and sustained production
  • Consult, influence, and negotiate with contract manufacturers and vendors on contracts, project plans, costs, and timelines
  • Lead design transfer of new products to our contract manufacturing partners
  • Provide support to CM’s for process development, scale-up, cost reduction, and quality improvement
  • Track and monitor CM performance
  • Develop and manage short term and long term plans to ensure robust supply and COGS reduction
  • Develop and manage Product Lifecycle Management and documentation processes

About You

You are an enthusiastic team player with solid people and project management skills. You thrive in a collaborative work environment and love the challenges that come with innovation and change. You have strong leadership skills and are able to effectively communicate individual and team goals in a fast paced environment; are results driven with a “do what it takes” mindset, able to focus self and others to achieve and exceed goals.

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required, advanced degree desirable
  • 10+ years of professional experience in developing commercial products, UL/NSF experience required
  • 3+ years managing an engineering team required
  • Working knowledge of micro-processor controlled equipment, including: electro-mechanical systems, embedded controllers, A/C D/C motors, fluidics, thermal control, etc.
  • Working knowledge of common manufacturing processes and practices; LEAN, six-sigma, SPC desired
  • Able to prepare, read, analyze, and interpret common technical and manufacturing documents
  • Excellent management, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Fluent with common CAD, CAE, PDM/PLM, and office productivity tools
  • Positive and fun outlook!

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