Engineering Manager
Job Opportunity at Kenneth J Myers

Posted on Oct 5    2143253355

Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143768

StepBeyond Solutions Inc

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StepBeyond Solutions Inc is the leader in Executive Search and Technical Recruiting for Electronics Manufacturers. has been the premier online EM recruiting site since 1997.
Who do we recruit? Anyone who has a reason to step on the floor of an electronic assembly operation.

Our client is aggressively recruiting an Engineering Manager

Job requirements are as follows:

Job Summary:
This position is to provide leadership of a diverse organization of Process, Test, and NPI engineers responsible for developing high volume repair solutions for Motherboards (PCB). Effectively partner with Operations, Quality and the Business team to exceed customer expectations through innovative solutions to our customer’s toughest problems.  Ensure project schedules are on track, and that priorities are clearly understood across the cross-functional team and the customer.  Lead cross-functional initiatives between operations, quality, engineering and business teams, that may also serve multiple accounts or customers.
Role and Responsibilities

  • Applicable PCB component level trouble-shooting and diagnostics experience, as well as, familiarity with Personal Computer hardware are required.
  • Provide leadership for a group of engineers and engineering technicians
  • Direct the day-to-day activities of staff supporting customer production, introducing new products, and improving process performance
  • Take accountability to achieve goals by setting clear objectives for the team and employee based on company and customer priorities and their technical career development
  • Manage engineering capital and manpower expenses required to support production, on-board new products or customers
  • Drive continuous improvement through Lean and Six Sigma
  • Identify new technologies to reduce cost and waste to enhance and improve company service lines
  • Develop technology roadmaps that proactively meet future customer requirements
  • Provide detailed insight, analysis and solutions for customer product issues.
  • Manage projects to improve process performance, including prioritizing project schedules, planning, and execution
  • Develop and deliver effective presentations as required to the customer and company executives
  • Lead in the interview process of new prospective employees within the function.
  • Assign, direct, and evaluate team performance and oversee the development and maintenance of staff’s capabilities
  • Perform administrative functions such as, approving expenditures, writing procedures, and making decisions about the purchase of equipment, materials or services
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on accomplishing organizational objective
Skills, Education and Training
  • BS (Masters preferred) in engineering or equivalent experience, in a technical field such as hardware or test engineering.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience managing technical personnel
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience managing technical issues in support of PCBA repair, rework, or manufacturing activities
  • Familiarity with and application of IPC-610 and IPC-7711/21 standards
  • Advanced technical problem solving and data analytics skills - Six Sigma Green belt or Shainin process improvement experience and mini tab experience preferred
  • Applicable PCB component level trouble-shooting and diagnostics experience, as well as, familiarity with Personal Computer hardware are required.
  • Computer Circuit Design or system/component level understanding is critical
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required, especially on technical topics.
  • MS Office (advance Excel) Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, and Project


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