1+ months

Mechanical Engineering Manager

Kelly Services
Mt Prospect, IL 60056
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**Mechanical Engineering Manager Direct hire**

Kelly Engineering Resources is searching for a Manager of Mechanical Engineering on behalf of our client, a small but growing organization the specializes in high volume private label gear design/manufacturing as well as low volume custom gear design & development for robotics, servo, and other industrial machine motion control applications. Our customer manufacturers the gear boxes on site and is looking to bring gear cutting in house.

You would be joining an organization that values teamwork, being action-oriented, building long term relationships, professionalism, work with integrity and having fun. You would report directly to the owner as a working manager for a team 6 Mechanical Engineers involved in the design and development of precision gears, gear boxes and gear systems. You will lead gear design projects, mentor & develop staff, allocate work and resources.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

+ Lead, manage, and oversee the mechanical design department of 4-6 engineers for impactful results while maximizing employee satisfaction. Team is a mix of junior to senior engineers.

+ Establish and implement new processes, procedures, and standards that will help achieve ever increasing standards of professionalism.

+ Develop and mentor the other engineers so they may grow in their knowledge and career path.

+ Create new product designs and develop new product lines.

+ Modify existing product designs and design components that will meet customer requirements.

+ Collaborate with customers to develop unique product designs for new applications, investigate and analyze problems, determine changes, make corrections, and set requirements.

+ Perform engineering analysis on customer returns and field engineering support and assistance.

+ Create/modify engineering documentation such as: assembly instructions, BOMs, process documents, testing/root cause analysis reports, and ECRs.

+ Edit technical product content in marketing and sales materials (technical aides, website, databases and application materials).

+ Provide technical support to teammates in sales and customer service roles. Communicate directly with customers in special circumstances where technical expertise is needed.

+ Guide efforts to implement gear manufacturing in-house. Gear box and housings already being manufactured.

**Qualifications of the Successful Manager of Mechanical Engineering:**

+ BS in Mechanical or General Engineering is required

+ 10+ years in mechanical design including preferably gear boxes or gears, but open to strong mechanical design skills in custom machinery or any subsystem where a gear would be specified or designed

+ 5+ years in a supervisory/design leadership position with the corresponding people skills to positively impact a small team of engineers.

+ Metal gear manufacturing a plus

+ Component selection, sizing, and ratings, required.

+ ANSI, and GD&T standards, required a plus

+ Advanced practical and applied CAD experience required (SolidWorks preferred)

+ Knowledge of manufacturing methods, particularly CNC machining, required

+ Preferred but not required experience

+ Servo gearboxes

+ Creating, modifying, and editing databases in MS-Access, or SQL



+ AGMA -American Gear Manufacturers Association

+ Required Skills and Characteristics:

+ Strong communication skills - both written and verbal. Can effectively communicate and collaborate

+ Able to manage multiple projects and deadlines (multitask).

+ Can work well in a team environment.

+ Creative problem solver, who is calm under pressure, organized, and able to adapt to changes in priorities.

+ Lead by example in terms of technical abilities, professionalism and reflecting the companys values.

+ Adaptive leadership style


Choice of 3 medical plans, dental reimbursement, company paid life insurance and disability, 401(k) with match, paid time off, holidays, flexible work schedule, business casual environment. Fantastic work culture, clean, new, modern offices and manufacturing facilities (built in 2021)


**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: 2022-03-28 Expires: 2022-06-06

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