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Engineering Manager

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Constantine
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY

The Engineering Manager position is responsible for providing guidance and direction for all aspects of their department to ensure the successful execution of departmental activities

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure highly qualified resources are in place to support department activities through accurate resource forecasting, including management of headcount (hiring and dismissals)
Demonstrate technical leadership and drive the application of sound engineering principles and practice in support of business objectives
Develop, implement, and maintain appropriate processes, procedures, and programs necessary for the department to function effectively and efficiently
Develop, implement, and monitor department budget and manage expenses within approved budget constraints (both material and resources)
Establish departmental goals and objectives that support corporate strategic directives, with focus on continuous improvement as measured through departmental key performance indicators
Support development plans to ensure continued professional growth for team members and to maintain group proficiency
Promote a creative, innovative, and results-oriented work environment with a focus on accountability and business ownership
Maintain a high degree of visibility and access to associates, stay up to date on overall activities of the team, identify problem areas, and take corrective actions when necessary
Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization and with cross-functional teams (materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues and ensure objectives are met
Represent Spartan at industry tradeshows, organizations, and with regulatory agencies
Support new and current team member activities - hiring, performance, management, transfers, promotions, and disciplinary processes
Manage vacation and timecard approvals, hiring, and training
Motivate, coach, reward, and discipline associates being supervised; resolve personnel issues
Ensure compliance with all corporate policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned



QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology
Minimum of 10 years engineering experience related to the design and development of on-highway, heavy truck, specialty, or automotive vehicles
Self-motivated with the ability to effectively lead an engineering team with minimal direct supervision
Positive attitude
Creative and innovative team player
Commitment to excellence and high standards
Sound judgment with the ability to make timely, and sometimes difficult, decisions
Able to effectively prioritize and execute multiple concurrent assignments in a high-pressure environment
Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
Strong:Communication skills, verbal and written
Leadership attributes and interpersonal skills
Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills


Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Willing to travel when necessary

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Kalamazoo , Engineering Manager, Executive , Constantine, Michigan

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