Engineering Manager

Manufacturing & Engineering
Job Location: 
Mattoon, IL


The Engineering Manager is responsible to plan, organizes and directs engineering to meet company objectives for design, new product development and improvement of existing product lines by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.



Plans and 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.
Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis.
Selects, develops, trains and supervises Engineers and Technicians.
Develops, determines and implements policies, procedures and programs.
Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones.
Reviews and analyzes proposals submitted to determine if benefits derived and possible applications justify expenditures.
Approves and submits proposals considered feasible to management for consideration and allocation of funds or allocates funds from the department budget.
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.
Working with the manufacturing, operations and quality manager, reviews and monitors quality and process improvements and new product development.
Reviews operations and plans to meet requirements for sales planning and to ascertain engineering requirements to develop new products or processes.
Recommends budgets to management, including staff use, technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvements.
Negotiates contracts with consulting firms to perform research or other applicable studies or support.
Directs appropriate support for manufacturing and quality functions within the organization



BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
5+ working experience in an automotive and machining environment.
Ability to effectively interact with employees, customers, and suppliers
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Recruiter Name: 
Jared Smerchek
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 232

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