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Job Posting - Engineering Manager

May 24, 2019
Strom Engineering Minnesota has an exciting new opening for an Engineering Manager with a great company located in Minneapolis, MN. Lead a team responsible for providing a smooth transition of new products from design to production readiness. Responsible for the development of new and transferred products which encompasses project estimation, tooling acquisition, dissection and application of quality requirements, construction of manufacturing plans & process routings and defining necessary inspection processes. Duties: * Lead a team of Engineers, Supervisor & Engineering Coordinator to develop new aerospace products within quoted lead times and costs. * Ensure the team reaches production readiness criteria on all new products by delivering part specific manufacturing plans that will guide manufacturing to produce castings at < 5% scrap and within quoted labor standards. * Oversee the quality requirements are properly applied per the company QM system and that the customer specifications will be met to prevent non-conformance escapes. * Conduct annual performance reviews for direct reports. * Lead strategic customer communications via email and phone conferences. * Comply with all safety, DOT, HAZMAT and environmental policies and procedures. * Work on/participate in special projects as needed or assigned by Management. * Work with project managers to ensure equipment design meets specifications and work with drafting department to ensure equipment approval drawings are being reviewed. * Support Estimating and Business Development in preliminary design through preliminary drawings, equipment sizing or take-offs, etc. * Retain and recruit drafting staff as needed. Skills/Qualifications: * Education: Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred but will consider candidates with relevant experience. * Experience: 5+ years of prior experience in an Engineering/Technical role required for this position along with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role. * Preferred experience: Previous experience in a technical role within a sand casting foundry is preferred. * Comprehension of technical specifications (blueprints, contracts, customer & industry specifications/requirements). * Knowledge of aerospace customers (people, requirements, expectations). * Problem-solving skills with an open and creative approach to new methodologies. * Ability to facilitate and manage projects through team leadership and strategic customer communication. * Strong written and verbal communication skills. * Strong analytical abilities, ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task. * Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), MS Project, FMEA process and ability to work through complex situations. * Must be a U.S. Citizen. Will consider out-of-state applicants.