Powell Industries - Electrical Engineering Manager - North Canton, Ohio

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  • Canton, OH, USA
  • Jan 15, 2020
Full time Design Engineering Management

Job Description

 Powell Industries - Electrical Engineering Manager - North Canton, Ohio

Salary Range $130K - $170K Permanent Position with Benefits

 
 
 
The Engineering Manager will provide all work direction and strategic leadership for the Electrical Engineering department. The ideal will allocate resources among conflicting priorities and provide oversight for all projects. The candidate must be able to assign projects based on skill sets and availability, provide long range planning, manage quality, cost and on time delivery of Engineering activities, and juggle work priorities among full time and contract personnel. 

The Electrical Engineering Manager will need to be a functional and strategic leader, and must be able to provide detailed troubleshooting assistance and fully understand work design requirements during proposal generation. He/she must be able to manage experienced, self-motivated engineering staff, providing a balance between empowerment and direction. Individual will play an active role in requirements planning, customer expectation management, solution delivery, and problem resolution.
 
Provides technical and engineering resource input to new business proposals/opportunities
Manages electrical engineering workload to meet critical customer deadlines.
Ensures that proper records and other documentation are maintained.
May also provide electrical engineering subject matter expertise to assigned clients, and may also advise other internal groups.
Technical interface to customers during the execution phase of projects
Directs various tests and analyzes and documents results.
Recommends major changes in procedures or objectives.
Administer and review engineering or related work provided by outside consultants. Determine if methods, procedures, and results developed by outside consultants are analytically sound.
Leads engineering review of customer technical specifications and the translation of specifications into safe, high quality, compliant equipment/systems.
Consult or negotiate with customers to finalize engineering project specifications.
Present engineering plans and progress status updates to project stakeholders and financiers.
Review and approve proposed engineering designs and subsequent product and process enhancements or changes.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
Implement approved engineering budgets and monitor actual expenses to ensure they fall within budgets, analyzing out of budget expenses and ensuring they are offset in other areas of the project unless fully justified.
Negotiate with 3rd party engineering suppliers to get the best business deals.
Perform administrative and oversight functions in approving proposals, expenditures and enforcing policies.
Establishing goals, objectives and priorities of engineering staff. Monitoring performance to those goals and providing feedback to the employee and management.
Drive quality and accountability to commitments within the Engineering Department
Lead interface from Engineering Department with all other areas of the business.
Lead engineering effort in the resolution of technical issues

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, master’s preferred.
Professional Engineering License preferred
10+ years of related engineering experience, including relevant leadership experience directing a team of engineers.
Knowledge of medium and low voltage power distribution equipment and associated controls/data acquisition systems
Knowledge of ANSI, IEEE, NEC and other industry applicable standards and codes
Knowledge of DC traction power equipment preferred
Knowledge of power system analysis and associated calculations
Familiarity with power system components and their application/specification
Must have excellent organization, supervisory, managerial and leadership skills to manage a team of engineers and technical staff.
Familiarity with ISO policies and safety regulations
Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as interpersonal skills
Must have proven multitasking skills and can work in fast-paced, high demand environment.
Must have excellent analytical and computational skills.
Be results driven
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement
Familiarity with computer aided design tools including CAD
Ability to gather, analyze and summarize data in order to draw rational, fact-based conclusions 
 
If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use the careers site as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, send an email to eoemployment@powellind.com or call 713-378-2685 and let us know the nature of your request and provide your contact information.

Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this email and/or phone number. Only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability
 
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