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Engineering Manager

Kelly Services
Countryside, IL 60525
Kelly Engineering Resources has an exciting **_direct-hire_** opportunity for an experienced Engineering Manager to join a growing manufacturer of specialty packaging machinery and conveyor systems in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago!





The Engineering Manager is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating all activities of the engineering departments, including product concept, production schedules, process improvements and final reviews, to ensure an on-time delivery and customer satisfaction. The Engineering Manager will directly report to the President.





**Primary Responsibilities:**




+ Develop and maintain detail plans that show the engineering production schedule, along with key milestones;

+ Develop capacity plans outlining manpower requirements to meet production, R&D and other commitments;

+ Develop and maintain procedures to ensure accuracy of engineering releases;

+ Assign work to direct reports to ensure the timely and accurate achievement of customer commitments and departmental objectives; track progress on those assignments

+ Develop and maintain detailed plans for new designs and products;

+ Develops and maintains an effective organization through selection, training, development and assessment of assigned personnel;

+ Develop procedures which maximizes the utilization of CAD tools such as Inventor and Vault;

+ Collaborates with other departments in the development of product specifications;

+ Participates in on-site meetings with customers when required;

+ Conduct Project Close Out review with key personnel to understand how the organization performed against As Sold targets and implement plans to correct the deficiencies;

+ Play an instrumental role in the development of short and long-term goals for the organization;

+ Be available and respond to customer service & support issues or requests accurately and timely, including evenings, weekends and holidays;

+ Continual monitoring of industry trends and conveyance of such to the remainder of the management staff;





**Minimum Qualifications:**




+ A minimum of a bachelors degree (B. A.) in mechanical or electrical engineering from a four-year college or university;

+ Minimum 5+ years experience in an engineering capacity in an engineering-to-order or OEM organization, with 2+ years experience in an engineering manager or similar role

+ Previous experience in automation, conveyers, or material handling systems is strongly desired

+ Demonstratable experience in making decisions, solving problems, developing designs and working on complex and difficult projects;

+ Knowledge of P&L and Budget experience

+ Participate and assist in continuous improvement activities related, but not limited, to ergonomics, ISO, Safety, 5S, and lean manufacturing.





**What the Company Offers:**




+ Medical, Dental and Vision benefit plan options

+ Paid Holidays and vacation days

+ Retirement savings program

+ Bonus potential/incentives


**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-11

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