Director of Engineering - Lansdale, Pennsylvania United States - 20526

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 20526
Title: Director of Engineering
Job Location: Lansdale, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $130,000.00 - $145,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: long and short term incentives
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
NJ, E. PA, DE ideal but open
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Global capital equipment manufacturer seeking Senior Director of Engineering to manage global team of ME, EE and Automation engineers, CAD technicians and support personnel.

Are you seeking an opportunity where you can implement new and strategic initiatives?  

Have a direct impact on leadership development, team member engagement, and change management ?  

Are you also interested in working with a global multi-plant company that has tripled in size?

Opportunity to become VP Engineeringl?   

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for all aspects of the company’s engineering  activities. The Senior Director of Engineering will focus on  the structuring and operation as a cohesive unit; the conceptualizing and day-to-day  management of simultaneous projects; delivering manufacturable designs  to agreed specifications within time and budget constraints, and the fostering of innovative solutions to customer needs.       

  • Serve as a key member of the management team that sets the company’s strategic direction. 
  • Develop strategic planning for the direction and control of product development activities. 
  • Formulate long-term objectives and standards of performance for the department. 
  • Assure that department achieves objectives and project completion within budget and time frame. 
  • Be a student of current industry trends, ensuring that the company maintains and expands its technology leadership position. 
  • Motivate staff and provide technical direction and guidance, as well  as hands-on project management, recognizing the role as that of both  manager and support resource / mentor.   
  • Hire and direct staff of senior group members to acquire necessary resources to meet scheduled commitments.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications

BS and/or MS Engineering Ability to effectively coach Electrical, Mechanical, Automation, Project and Design Engineers

Successfully manager in an Engineered to order equipment and systems environment.  

Confident in ability to train successor - promote from within culture.    

Sound judgement related to making decisions and interpreting policies, procedures and regulations Strong interpersonal, organizational skills and mathematical ability Team management and proven experience motivating, mentoring and coaching a diverse team                                        

“Out of the box thinker” must be key driver contributing to the products roadmap and willing to take innovative product risk while balancing the road map for on time deliverables.   Competent in electronic hardware and software design.  

Manage diverse, simultaneous projects of varying complexities.  

Strong relationship management, strategy development, project management, problem solving and change management skills.  

Professional and positive approach, self motivated, strong in building relationships, team player, dynamic, creative with the ability to work on own initiative.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree