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Manager Engineering

Company: Briggs & Stratton
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Manages, plans, organizes and coordinates the activities of assigned engineering group. Fosters the development of new manufacturing technologies, process / continuous improvement initiatives, new product ideas/concepts/designs, test & validation and cost reduction programs for new and existing engine/product programs.Job Responsibilities

  • Supports and guides product engineering teams in ongoing development within their assigned area
  • Supervises and coordinates product research, testing, design and development if applicable
  • Promotes the New Product Development process and ensures consistent use
  • Interfaces with customers regarding part and product design, manufacturing and quality control issues, which fosters relationships
  • Maintains knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Reports regularly on project status, ensures budgets are on track, manages customer satisfaction data and other staff activities
  • Develops and initiates new technologies, process improvement initiatives and cost reduction programs
  • Proposes business solutions related to product safety initiatives, annual strategic/situational planning, long-term planning and supplier relationship agreements
  • Performs full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA, performance management, department budget
  • Performs other duties as assignedJob Skills Requirements
    • Demonstrates knowledge of engineering, testing and manufacturing processes related to product and/or manufacturing processes
    • Ability to effectively solve problems with diverse groups of people
    • Strong interpersonal, written communication and problem solving skills to effectively interface with engineers, managers and customers
    • Well-developed leadership and planning skills as well as the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Fundamental knowledge of statistics and reliability concepts
    • Strong team building skills
    • Ability to develop and coordinate activities of others and to focus on major project resources to ensure assignments are completed accurately, on time, and on budget
    • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or locationEducation Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field, or equivalent education and experience Experience Requirements
      • Seven years of engineering experience
      • Prior management or supervisory experiencePhysical & Environmental Requirements Domestic and/or international travel as required up to 10% Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world's largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton -, Vanguard -, Ferris -, Simplicity -, Snapper -, Billy Goat -, Allmand -, SimpliPhi -, Branco - and Victa - brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.
        Nearest Major Market: Ventura
        Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard
        Job Segment: Engineering Manager, Engineer, Performance Management, Engineering, Human Resources

Keywords: Briggs & Stratton, Oxnard , Manager Engineering, Executive , Oxnard, California

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