Engineering Manager
en ITW Employee Network

Fecha de publicación: 28/10/2019

Descripción del empleo

Vulcan Cooking Steam 

Engineering Manager 

Troy, Ohio 

ITW – Food Equipment Group – Cooking Division has an opening for an Engineering Manager – Steam & Combi, working at the Troy, Ohio Vulcan Steam facility supporting Vulcan Steam & Combi product lines.  Information on the Vulcan cooking equipment including Combi ovens, steamers, kettles and braising pans can be found at www.vulcanequipment.com.

Education: Bachelor Degree in Engineering 

Experience: 10+ years

 

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Business Unit Manager (BUM) for Steam & Combi and will manage the full engineering staff to support innovation and engineering activities.  The candidate will directly manage design efforts including a staff of mechanical and electrical engineers as well as an engineering technician.  Working with the BUM, the Engineering Manager – Steam & Combi will set priorities and direct department activities to design new products, modify and simplify existing designs, improve production techniques and develop test procedures while ensuring that engineering change processes are followed, and that bill of material updates occur in a timely and thorough manner. 

The Engineering Manager – Steam & Combi will study and track competitive offerings, market demand and cooking trends to develop a strong innovation pipeline including next generation designs as well as cost reduction projects.  Excellent project management skills are required with proven experience developing and launching multiple new products.  Cost reduction through value engineering of existing products is also a key responsibility.

Additional responsibilities include employee management and development, department goal setting and budgeting, field testing of products, process and system management as well as product design, reporting and data analysis.

Scope and Function:

Responsible for leading and supporting product engineering and improvement efforts as well as the development of engineering team members for the Steam & Combi business unit.

•         Research and recommend new technologies and product improvements to grow the business.

•         Coordinate and lead major engineering initiatives managing timetables, product costs and performance specifications – often working with large customers and the sales team.

•         Guide, mentor, coach and challenge engineering team members to reach new milestones.

•         Provide technical leadership to achieve the highest quality of performance for products and services in support of business objectives.

•         Provide advanced technical leadership in field(s) of expertise.

•         Embrace and apply ITW Toolbox techniques such as 80/20, PLS and the Stage Gate Process.

 

Requisitos del puesto

Skills/Ability

•         Creative mindset that searches for design improvement and simplification

•         Analytical ability to identify root causes and solutions or options to complex technical issues

•         Technical leadership and confidence addressing design matters in mechanical, electrical, heating and manufacturing disciplines

•         Commercial and business perspective offers a customer back view to design development

•         Data driven with strong analytical skills

•         Passion for coaching and talent development to build a high-energy team environment

•         Convincing oral and written communication skills to present, address and share ideas

•         Creates a sense of urgency but remains adaptable and flexible with strong listening skills

•         Well organized planner that freely adjusts priorities to respond to immediate concerns

•         Enjoys working with others in both leadership and support roles and displays sound judgment

•         Capable of assessing business and engineering risks to develop backup and recovery plans

Responsibilities

•         Work with the BUM to set and manage engineering priorities to maintain a regular flow of new products, enhanced features and cost reduction projects to drive revenue growth, market share gains and margin improvement

•         Lead, manage and support the engineering team to ensure that objectives are met on a timely basis and that designs meet cost targets and performance specifications

•         Study market trends and cooking technology to identify new products and features

•         Monitor competitive technology including IP filings to develop competitive product strategies

•         Provide product development guidance including overall product portfolio positioning

•         Recommend, develop and seat new technologies by working closely with end-users

•         Lead and provide technical guidance to engineering project teams as required

•         Apply advanced engineering theory and practices, along with experience, to solve problems

•         Develop and implement project plans for major activities

•         Work closely with the Steam & Combi BUM, Commercial Manager and Business Development Managers to define customer needs and project objectives

•         Analyze data and prepare reports as required to support projects and drive decisions

•         Support engineering objectives by personally contributing to development and design solutions

•         Regularly assess designs for manufacturability, serviceability, cost effectiveness and reliability

•         Participate in AOP, LRP and business reviews providing updates regarding engineering activities

•         Maintain business processes including engineering change and product variation requests

•         Support other Vulcan and ITW business units as requested on special projects

•         Drive global collaboration with European ITW cooking unit on targeted product opportunities

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

•         Travel less than 10% of the time

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

ITW Food Equipment
ITW’s Food Equipment segment designs and manufactures advanced ware wash (dishwashing), cooking, refrigeration, and food processing equipment and provides service for institutional, industrial, restaurant, and retail customers around the world. ITW’s food equipment businesses are highly branded with industry-leading positions differentiated by innovation and unique, integrated service offerings. These well-known brands meet the needs of their global customers by focusing on the industry’s most critical issues and trends: sustainability, ease of use, performance, and on-site service.

Resumen de la oferta

  • Tipo de contrato: Empleado a jornada completa
  • Ubicación: Troy, OH
  • Tipo de empleo: Ingeniería
  • Experiencia: Sin especificar
  • Fecha de publicación: 28/10/2019

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