Engineering Manager

Job Description

Siemens Logistics LLC is seeking an experienced, dynamic leader to fulfill a critical role to spur the continued innovation of product design and development within our organization. If you aspire to be a leader within an organization, possess the required skills and business acumen, and have demonstrated success in the responsibilities listed below. We invite you to join our team of professionals at Siemens Logistics LLC at our DFW (Irving), Texas location.

 

Position Overview

 

The Engineering Manager manages all design engineering product development activities within a department including design, development, production and testing. Implements and maintains overall engineering objectives and initiatives. Confronts and solves performance/operational issues to improve development efficiency. Leads and develops the engineering team. Oversees a robust project management process and delivery timelines to keep projects on schedule and on budget. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. Provide input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.  Understanding the commercial market is imperative to this role and driving towards gaining market share at a high rate.

 

The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

Leadership:

  • Provide thought leadership necessary to manage and develop a team.
  • Strong leadership presence to engage with the highest levels at SPPAL.
  • Exceptional business acumen and demonstrated ability to advance thinking to “best in class”, with a financial and technical mindset.
  • Proven record of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking.
  • Exposure to and understanding of P&L management.
  • Appreciation for controlled execution and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to concisely articulate complex information in both verbal and written form.
  • Ability to transform organizations into a high performing team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to both partner with and influence stakeholders.

Technical:

  • Strong product development understanding of what it takes to deliver product to the market.

  • Guide technical activities and develop technical skills within a given discipline to ensure department, proposal, project, and customer needs are satisfied.

  • Ensure discipline related technical processes, procedures, and best practices are defined, documented, and followed in daily engineering activities.

  • Use problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills to help the team operate effectively and efficiently.

  • Coordinate team communications to ensure clear understanding of performance expectations and emerging issues.

  • Ensure realistic project plans are developed and successfully executed within approved budget, scope, and quality constraints.

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, customer specifications, and internal development processes.

  • Communicate and document “institutional (tribal) knowledge” to ensure this beneficial information is shared and available to others as the company continues to grow.

 

Financial:

  • Ensure departmental and project compliance with agreed budgets and schedules.

  • Provide estimates for effort and cost in support of proposal activities and progress reporting

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Project Management methodology and associated project tracking   

  • Identify training, capital, and expense needs for assigned disciplines, support generation and monitoring of the Engineering Department’s annual budget.

 

Personnel Management:

  • Manage employee performance:

  • Coach employees and provide feedback with respect to work products produced and adherence to process.

  • Conduct Performance Reviews and recommend salary increases and promotions.

  • Coach on processes and engineering skills with new hires and in developmental areas with others, as appropriate.

  • Provide guidance on contacts within the Siemens Logistics organization.

 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

 

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering.

  • Master’s degree in engineering management or business administration required.

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience with 5 years in a multi-disciplinary leadership role in product development.  This shall include hands on experience design, development, and problem solving associated with complex electromechanical systems.

  • Working knowledge of electrical power and controls, mechanical design principles including complex   mechanisms, fluid power, and system level interactions.

  • Expert troubleshooting ability.

  • Experience defining complex product structure that supports high volume production and high-mix low volume. 

  • Demonstrated success in a product-based environment and working with specific customers to develop customized solutions.

  • Expertise in selection of design, commissioning, and testing tools.  

  • The ability to lead others in the successful design and development of complex systems.


General Requirements:

 

  • Must be self-managing.

  • Must be highly flexible regarding work schedule and responsibilities.

  • Must be a consummate team player.

  • Excellent, C-level, verbal and written communications skills are a must. Interpersonal communication skills with expertise in distilling complicated topics to a broader audience

  • Strong coaching skills to provide training and development for the organization.

  • Strong capability to be the bridge between product development and manufacturing.

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results.

  • Demonstrated commitment for product and process improvement.

  • Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities.

 

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

 

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Job ID: 190236

Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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