Engineering Manager

Job Location: 
North Central Indiana

Essential Functions:

Provide engineering leadership for all engineering aspects including projects and programs.

Supervises the Design Engineering Technician and the Gerber Technician

Perform and oversee the following:

For specified component, or subassembly, complete concept design, obtain and ensure issuance of preliminary drawings.

Build and test prototypes and develop test protocols and plans.

Participate in review meetings with all functional groups, preproduction and design reviews.

Interface with other functional groups (including end-users and customers) regarding testing, purchasing, marketing and manufacturing activities.

Take responsibility for coordinating release of preliminary prints in a manner (accuracy, completeness, and timeliness) that supports the project timeline.

Take responsibility for design including test methods, reliability and risk assessment.

Interface with third party supplier’s design team to ensure compliance with company expectations.

Take overall responsibility for project timing (including creation and control of development schedule) and successful product completion.

Maintain RFE process and be point contact for issuing RFE’s and distributing work assignments

Document control to include prints, BOM, Gerber

Review and release ECN’s, First Articles, Deviations and Specials

Develop new product and product improvement ideas.

Provide sustaining engineering support to existing products helping on-going cost reduction and product improvement.

Active leadership and team support on contract manufacturing programs.

Work closely with production/quality team.

Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Design or related field

At least five 5 years of successful experience focused on product design preferred and preferably medical seating product design.

Experience working with engineering change process and manufacturing Bill of Materials system preferred

Ability to utilize CAD to do layouts and detail drawings sufficient to build prototypes and convey design concepts to other functional departments.

Solidworks experience required.

Thorough knowledge of mechanical drafting, dimensioning and tolerance methods preferred

Experience designing and analyzing components and subassemblies.

Proven ability with single and multiple components manufacturing techniques including sheet metal bending, metal stamping, fabrication, extruding, injection molding, and blow molding.

Intermediate PC knowledge including Windows applications (Word/Excel/Access/Projects).

Proven attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

Ability to establish working relationships within cross-functional teams.

Must have effective communication skills.

Recruiter Name: 
Steve Torosian
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 230
Manufacturing & Engineering

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