Florida, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Cl
Responsible for engineering functions, including reconciling accounts, daily management of engineers, project research and cost-effective & usable design results, on-time delivery to schedule and price points, integrating with marketing on product launches.
Works independently to solve problems bringing solution options for issue resolution.
Build and nurture the engineering project team where meetings are called, agendas are set, action items are tracked, minutes are recorded, team communications are established, and files archived. Alignment on project deliverables and deadlines are ensured, and team participation and engagement in resolving project issues is facilitated.
Support and oversee full product realization lifecycle to facilitate project implementation according to established procedures and best practices. This involves monitoring engineering progress, anticipating technical issues, and driving corrective actions within the engineering community.
Collaborate with multi-disciplined engineers and ensure program work breakdown structure and schedule / resource estimates ensuring engineers meet schedule and budget are established.
Direct technical contributors across engineering disciplines to develop and demonstrate lab prototypes.
Ensure Customer requirements, systems specifications, and other documents called out in established work instructions and documented. Ensure solution concepts and technical system specifications are documented. Ensure and at times author papers, presentations, proposals, and briefs for internal and external use as required.
Support plans and at times formulates aspects of research and development proposals such as objective or purpose of project, applications that can be used from findings, costs of project, and equipment and human resource requirements.
Selects, develops, trains and supervises staff.
Develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring projects such as preparation of records of expenditures and research findings, progress reports, and staff conferences to inform management of current status of each project.
Recommends budgets to management, including staff use, technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvements.
Directs appropriate engineering support for manufacturing, quality, and marketing functions within the organization.
Ability to read drawings/schematics.
Excellent PC Skills in the Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Windows 7/8/10); Proven Knowledge of CAD Software & Design Programming/Packages, preferable Solidworks knowledge
A fast learner and good listener.
Experience with an ERP System preferably Deltek Costpoint or similar systems like: SAP, Microsoft Dynamics
A proven ability to organize and effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines.
Strong written and oral communications skins.
An orientation toward superior customer service.
Ability to work independently and collaborate with teams.
Ability to Multi-Task While Meeting Deadlines/Deliveries and on Budget
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED:
Must have 10+ years of engineering experience, preferably in the manufacturing industry.
Bachelor' s Degree from an Accredited College/University.
Successfully Pass: Background Check, Drug Screening, Reference & Credit Checks.
Travel Percentage May Be Required From Time to Time: 10% - 15%