Job Title:

1st Shift Design Engineering Manager

Job Division:
LAUNCH Industrial Jobs - Office/Clerical
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Job Summary:

1st Design Engineering Manager


We are currently looking to hire a Design Engineering Manager for our manufacturing facility in Addison, IL. The spot pays 100-125K per year depending on experience and is a full time pernanent opportunity with full benefits and 401K.


Candidates must have a masters or 4-10 years of relevant experience. Anyone with aviation or aerospace experience is highly preferred. 


Summary Directs and coordinates activities of engineering department to design, manufacture, and test components, products, and systems by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Directs department activities to design new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures.


Resolves problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts.


Analyzes technology trends, human resource needs, and market demand to plan projects.


Confers with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.


Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests.


Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.


Provides direction and example for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.


Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly.


Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.


Employee’s primary duties require him/her to use discretion and independent judgment.


Supervisory Responsibilities                                             

Directly supervises employees in the Design Engineering Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                            

Master’s degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills                                           

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Mathematical Skills                                                 

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability                                                    

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills                                           

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Design software; Development software; Internet software; Manufacturing software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.