20 days old

Hardware Engineering Manager

Kelly Services
Austin, TX 78703
Job Title: **Product Development Engineering Manager- Hardware Components**

**Location: Austin, TX**

**Work Schedule: Hybrid ( 3 days in office + 2 days at home each week)**

**Relocation: YES, is available for the right candidate!**


Kelly Engineering is seeking a **Product Development Engineering Manager- Hardware Components** for a Fuel Handling & Dispensing Manufacturer to functionally manage a Mechanical team of around 7-8 people located in USA, as some are outside of Austin office. The Hardware Engineering Manager will work within the Company's Regional Engineering team (Americas) delivering product to their business unit and will report directly to the Director of Hardware Engineering for Americas. As a working manager(hands on), the successful candidate will both contribute to product design and lead the design team. This position will be based from our Austin, Texas campus.

**Key Responsibilities:**

Oversee planning and execution of one of the Mechanical team developments executed and products maintained by the appropriate team members

Design develop, and document ( **using 3D CAD software** ) new and existing dispenser components and modules

Fabricate and assemble prototype components and modules

Develop design verification test methods

Manage one (or multiple) dispenser product line projects; liaise with electronics and software design departments, Manufacturing and Purchasing

Participate in the integration of the hardware modules in the final platform and product

Participate in field support and maintenance of the systems

Provide full Technical Documentation for all developments

Develop KPIs to demonstrate and improve team efficiency and product quality and time-to-market

Coach, mentor, and oversee team's professional growth in terms of dispenser design; HW development processes (e.g. reviews, specs, designs, unit tests, engineering testing, etc.); documentation; and quality

Identify innovation ideas and spot cost reduction potentials in Manufacturing

Create detailed milestone and resource planning for all projects

Maintain department planning related to overhead, issue resolution, legacy support, NPD

Manage reporting demands that include weekly highlights report

Participate in weekly department meetings to review progress on status (target dates versus actual); other strategic issues; required investments; general department/team member issues; unforeseen delays and/or problems

Identify and implement processes, policies and procedures that optimize internal and external customer experience and operational effectiveness of the organization

Develop and lead initiatives to ensure continuous improvement in operating processes across the team and Engineering organization including establishing best practices that will provide a competitive advantage through NPI, Sustaining Product Support, Lifecycle Data Management, etc.

Drive a culture of root cause analysis and collaboration to drive appropriate corrective actions regardless of where the problems lie; hold team accountable to use hard data and metrics to support assumptions

Develop effective and sustainable partnerships with all key stakeholders in support of quality performance metrics through benchmarking, assessments and best practices

Recruit, develop, and retain a world-class team

Ability to work effectively with employees at every level, blue-collar thru executive-level employees

Engage on special projects as required

**Minimum Requirements:**

Bachelors degree in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering with a minimum 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education & experience, and could have Fuel Handling Dispenser, Automotive, Aerospace, or similar fabrication component parts background.

MUST have at least 3+ years of experience in leading and developing an Engineering development teams

Practical experience in the following: Fabricated and formed sheet metal parts

- Fluid handling components made from cast metal (sand cast, die cast aluminum and grey iron)

- Injection molded plastic and elastomeric parts

- Machined aluminum, steel and plastic parts

- Fluid handling systems

Demonstrated effective leadership, results oriented, and strong work ethic

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

Ability to influence others, regardless of reporting authority

Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills

Knowledge of UL hazardous area zoning requirements for fuel dispensers

Proficiency in **SolidWorks CAD, PDM** and ERP systems

Experience working in a manufacturing environment

Experience working in experimental/machine shops

Experience working on cross-functional design teams

Experience in a global environment a plus

Multidisciplinary engineering knowledge

**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-30

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