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Mechanical Engineering Manager -

Kelly Services
Boulder, CO 80305
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Kelly has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace for more than 70 years. We are proud to offer a permanent opportunity for a Mechanical Engineering Manager.

**The Role**

The **Mechanical Engineering Manager** will lead a team of highly skilled Mechanical Engineers on complex designs from the research/conceptual phase through successful product launch, and into post-launch support. This involves leading the planning, development, prototyping, and documentation of mechanical designs within the product development environment. This position requires coordination and collaboration of activities with other functional managers and project managers within a matrix stage gate product development environment. This position will be responsible for providing and ensuring consistent project planning, development plans, FMEA and risk analysis, and design rigor throughout all projects, in accordance with our ISO Quality Management System. Key accountabilities also include establishing and maintaining the technical competencies of the mechanical engineering team by providing mentoring, training, evaluation, and recruitment.

**Specific Job Responsibilities**

+ Define core competencies and functional strategy in support of overall business strategy. Plan skill evolution to meet strategic needs & succession planning.

+ Drive maximum reuse of development work and consistent technical and architectural direction across projects.

+ Define functional headcount requirements and assign individual staff members to projects. Define and oversee functional outsourcing and resource sharing arrangements to meet business needs.

+ Function well in a team environment. Gain consensus, lead, influence, and ensure cross-discipline participation and feedback.

+ Work with Project Managers and Product Line Managers to create and maintain integrated program schedules using advanced scheduling tools and processes such as MS Project, Gantt charts, and WBS.

+ Act as technical expert within the mechanical engineering function, advising and coaching subordinates to resolve technical or operational problems throughout the product lifecycle. Review and ensure quality of all technical deliverables in functional area.

+ Set annual and ongoing goals and objectives for group members. Write and conduct annual appraisals for group members, actively assessing teams needs and gaps.

+ Define best-in-class functional processes, standards, and tools. Create metrics on tracking design efforts, resources, and effectiveness towards improving product development cycles and quality.

+ Lead functional process and tool improvement initiatives by being early adopter of ideas. Foster creativity and innovation in design solutions, with a sense of urgency.

+ Maintain a Customer focus, and participate in VoC throughout the product lifecycle.

+ Ability to lead as Technical Project Manager on special assignments & initiatives on an as-needed basks, within and outside of R&D.


+ MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Strong technical foundation in mechanical engineering design principles.

+ Minimum 15 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer developing complex mechanical and electromechanical designs supporting research, new product development, and sustaining.

+ Minimum 5 years functional management or lead experience.

+ Strong expertise in CAD, GD&T, electronics packaging, injection molding, structural/thermal/fluid flow analysis, DFx, and advanced materials & processes.

+ Project management experience in a technology environment. Well versed in MS Project, project risk mitigation, and experience in balancing cost, schedule, and performance constraints.

+ Successful product lifecycle experience. Working knowledge of stage/phase-gate and Agile product development processes.

+ Systematic approach to problem solving and issue resolution combined with good understanding of the relevant technologies and their practical applications.

+ Strong analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills.

+ Self-starter and capable of working with minimal supervision. Ability to multi-task and provide expertise and leadership across multiple projects.

+ Good oral and written communication skills, especially technical writing.

**Desired Qualities**

+ PMP certification.

+ Solidworks expertise.

+ Familiarity with ISO, UL/CE, and other international requirements and standards.

+ Six Sigma or DFSS experience. Knowledge of failure analysis methodologies such as fishbone, cause/effect, and 5-Whys.

**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.


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Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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