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Technical Manager - Engineering

Company: Universal Instruments Corporation
Location: Conklin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Technical Manager is responsible for organizing and providing technical leadership (engineering expertise) to a small group of engineers and designers. The Technical Manager will spend 70-80 percent of their time acting as an engineer within their discipline. The remainder of the time will be spent as the manager of the team.

Principal Accountabilities (Functional)

  • Provides technical guidance and direction for assigned individuals.
  • Monitors adherence to Product Development Processes within his/her group.
  • Plans, assigns, and monitors project manpower commitments.
  • Accountable for maintaining departmental Engineering standards.
  • Provides input to Department Manager on strategic direction for Engineering design and development.
  • Coordinates development activity between the multiple Engineering groups within their own discipline and the remainder of Engineering.
  • Provides primary input for performance appraisals, salary reviews, and performance bonus distribution for group members.

    Principal Accountabilities (General Supervisory)
    • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable State and Federal laws, including interviewing, hiring, training employees, planning, assigning and directing work and appraising performance.
    • Interprets company policies to employees and enforces all safety regulations.
    • Assures efficient and economical utilization of materials, improvement of methods, and elimination of wasteful practices within the department; may include budget development and control.
    • Develops workforce planning and utilization programs to satisfy actual and projected requirements. Includes the scheduling of overtime and cost/effective use of temporary services.
    • Implements cross-training activities and plans for employees under his/her direction with specific attention toward the development of a highly flexible work force.
    • Establishes and implements team/individual Critical Success Factors, including the measurement and documentation of the progress of each employee toward the established goals.
    • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists employees in solving work-related problems.
    • Performs other job-related duties as required.

      Minimum Requirements
      • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science.
      • Minimum 8-10 years experience in Engineering Design and Development.
      • Two years Team Leadership experience

        Responsibility for Quality Procedures or Direct Product Quality
        • Adheres to Universal Quality System policies and procedures and uses Total Cycle Time principles and standard problem solving tools to continuously improve work processes.

          Universal Instruments is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer. Universal is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant Jobble

Keywords: Universal Instruments Corporation, Scranton , Technical Manager - Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , Conklin, Pennsylvania

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