Mechanical Engineering Manager



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Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



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Mechanical Engineering Manager | Direct Hire | Fairbault, MN

Our client is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Manager who will lead and guide their Mechanical Engineering design team to meet/exceed customer expectations & achieve strategic and aspirational growth plans.

In this role you will get to lead a team of engineering professionals through the process of taking technologies, products, and solutions through their entire product life cycle from concept through requirement, design, fabrication, test, and delivery.

This position has enterprise-wide and multi-site responsibilities, and reports directly to the Sr. Director of Engineering & Electrical.

Job Responsibilities:

* Manage 8+ team members (Designers & Jr. Engineers)

* Oversee the design, implementation, and refinement of new and existing product and process development while balancing order fulfillment workflow

* Interview and hire mechanical engineers and other staff as needed to build out the team

* Conduct annual reviews, provide feedback, skills development, and career path guidance

* Coordinate mechanical engineering support for the field

* Refine and enhance processes by applying continuous improvement and Lean methodology

* Coordinate daily support of manufacturing/ production efforts and challenges

* Vet new opportunities, provide quote packages, and recommend product changes/improvements to enhance product manufacturability and/or reduce cost

* Coordinate the review, approval, and release of drawings, analysis, test plans, and other mechanical engineering documentation

* Support and conduct design reviews per established project plans

* Prepare reports summarizing analyzed process information, KPI, and trends

* Manage capital budgets & ensure projects are completed on-time with stated ROI

Job Requirements:

-BS or MS: Engineering Realm

-Solidworks experience PLUS!

-Lean Manufacturing experience PLUS!

-Min. 5 years working in a manufacturing environment

-2 years leading a team from complex projects from planning to completion