Manager of Electrical Engineering

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $1.00 - $1.00
Date: 6/18/2018
Job ID: 02597926
Job Description
We are seeking a Manager of Electrical Engineering for our manufacturing client in Northeast Ohio.  

Directs and coordinates activities of the Electrical Engineering department to design and manufacture products and systems by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates:
  • Plans engineering personnel resources to release products to production on time.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings.
  • Confers with management, production, and sales staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.
  • Confers with other engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.
  • Work with customers and vendors regarding technical issues; insure adherence to customer specifications, delivery, regulatory compliance, etc.
  • Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests.
  • Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.
  • Assists application engineering by offering technical support and generation of proposal drawings.
  • Works with manufacturing regarding processes and electrical problems. Makes recommendations regarding material usage, etc.,
  • Assists production personnel in troubleshooting and resolving problems.
  • Follows progress of work; anticipates or investigates delays and inadequate performance.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly.
  • Manages product safety and risk analysis.
  • Assists with the hiring of new team members and oversee training.
  • Oversees or assists in the research and development of new products and procedures.
  • Ensures that all activities are performed in compliance with the Quality System.
  • Prioritize engineering projects and monitor date sensitive projects.
  • Recommends cost-cutting measures and design improvements.
  • Takes corrective action as necessary.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Directly supervises employees in the Electrical Engineering Department.  Responsibilities include training, planning, assigning and directing work, performance management, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Analytical - Collects and researches data.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Returns phone-calls and e-mails within 24-hours except for weekends and other time off. Meets commitments.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others.
  • Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
  • Professionalism - Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Maintains confidentiality
  • Written Communication - Presents data effectively.
  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Participates in meetings.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities.
  • Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
  • Adaptability - Manages competing demands.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Diversity - Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience:  Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or six to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Computer Skills: MS Office, Design Software, Project Management Software, Jobscope.