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Engineering Manager

Kelly Services
Sanford, ME 04073
Kelly Engineering Resources has an exciting **_direct-hire_** opportunity for an Engineering Manager with a leading manufacturer of laboratory contamination control equipment in Sanford, Maine!

Under the supervision of the General Manager and applying Lean tools, the Engineering Manager has responsibility for the management and technical direction for the day to day operations of the Engineering Department which includes, Customer Technical Support and Production Support. These activities will be operated in a manner consistent with the mission, values and quality system of the Company toward the achievement of the companys strategic and yearly operating plans. The Engineering Manager has responsibility for setting policy and for relentlessly supporting and driving performance metrics from both the Engineering group and Production.

**Primary Responsibilities:**

+ Directs the activities of the companys mechanical and electrical engineers, electrical technicians, Engineers and other Engineering staff.

+ Supports Companys 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.

+ 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

+ 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.

+ 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

**Minimum Requirements:**

+ B.S. Degree in Relevant Engineering discipline

+ Minimum of ten (10) years of experience as an Electrical Engineer plus ten (10) years experience as a technical manager required

+ Strong leadership

+ Mechanical design experience preferred

+ Proven ability with intellectual property including reading and writing patents, understanding of trademarks, etc.

+ Ability to effectively communicate with customers as well as at all levels of the company

+ Experience with StageGATE methodology

+ **Project Management Professional (PMP) required**

+ Proficiency in MS project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

**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.


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

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