Job Code - EC0864
Title: Engineering Manager - -
Greater Fort Lauderdale area
A global supplier of custom interconnect and electric packaging solutions is seeking an Engineering Manager that understands the technologies and processes of stamping, molding, plating, etching, skiving, drawing and assembly of precision parts. The company has a strategic vision to expand its product development capabilities and is looking for the brightest and most creative individuals to accomplish this vision.
This position is part of a centralized Medical Business Unit Team that is focused on Medical Product Development and will be primarily focused on the Metal Stamping and forming division. This role will support the sales effort with technical and proposal assistance, conceptualize product designs to meet customer specifications and implement into production by executing the APQP product development process from design through validation and customer approval. The position will lead a primary technical focus on developing products with critical mechatronic electrical connections that incorporate and expand on existing core competencies which include sophisticated stampings insert-molded into complex plastic housings and medical device durables. The successful candidate will be comfortable managing R&D activities, Product Development engineering teams and Manufacturing engineering teams as an overall rounded engineering manager with responsibilities in all phases including design engineering, technical project management, manufacturing and test engineering. This candidate should also enjoy the development process through a combination of mechanical, electrical and electronic technologies that depend on his/her high degree of knowledge in development capabilities.
This position requires engineering management experience in a highly regulated environment such as medical, automotive or military along with experience in electromechanical assemblies. The emphasis of this position will be on the Engineering Management, product development and sustaining engineering of metal products, both driven by internal specifications as well as external customer requirements including R&D, design, development, testing and project management in a high-paced, results driven environment. Ideally this person would have experience in stamping & forming, injection molding, FEA and DOE/test methodologies with knowledge of RoHS, REACH and ISO-13485 requirements.
Manage a product development team based on Customer Specification or Internal Marketing Initiatives
Manage R&D/Testing teams in the development of new customer and internal projects
Manage Manufacturing engineering in the development of new processes and improvement of existing processes
Manages the Engineering NPI (New Product Integration) process, through to production
Assist Business Development & Sales by performing customer specification reviews and developing product requirements based on customer specs
Turn Concepts into product designs, creating and maintaining the product throughout the product lifecycle
Manage all Engineering activities internally and liaise with the Global Engineering teams to support NPI and sustained projects.
Manage the performance and growth of direct reports at multiple sites across North America
Oversee the development of prototyping and test plans to support concept, design, pilot and production validation phases
Assist in the outline/creation of DVP&R validation plans, oversee capability and validation testing, review test procedures and reports and support engineering disposition/conclusions
Manage and support sustaining engineering activities
Minimum 10 years experience in metal stamping, forming and drawing
Experience in vertical and horizontal molding (Preferred)
BSME degree with a minimum of 5 years management experience in the Design and Development of custom products in a regulated environment (Medical Preferred)
Strong understanding of 3D CAD systems (SolidWorks preferred)
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Experience with Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
Technical understanding Metal stamping, drawing and injection molding processes
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