The Engineering Manager works with the Engineering team to develop and sustain residential and/or commercial HVAC-related products. The responsibilities of this position include the development, testing and documentation of software associated with wireless controls, designed to include Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth, etc., that are developed in house or through partnerships with third party companies.
Duties May include;
Establish continuous improvement goals and executes action plans
Lead, train and mentor manufacturing engineering personnel in ISO 9000 systems and Lean manufacturing.
Establish, plan and direct manufacturing engineering activities and priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
Utilize proven lean manufacturing abilities to identify opportunities for cost reduction, increased quality, work flow improvements, estimating, project analysis, technology development and core manufacturing skill set.
Provide direction to and mentor junior engineers, technicians and support staff
Support DOE, 8D, FMEA, 6 Sigma and DFP analysis and implementation of Kaizen activities
Work with Design Engineers to revise, and sustain HVAC product designs, utilizing knowledge of mechanical engineering principles; provide manufacturing technical resource to Design Project teams
Develop and manage project schedules related to existing product launches or design modifications.
Document product designs by preparing bills of materials, cost analyses, drawings, and engineering change requests.
Assist in redesigning internal components to improve overall long term system quality, improve efficiency and reduce cost.
Develop engineering solutions to product related issues through problem solving and root cause analysis techniques.
Participate on cross functional teams to launch product modifications, resolve issues, and support product improvements.
Coordinate project work internally with the department and externally with other departments to ensure on-time completion of projects within budget.
Develop suppliers for manufacturing equipment, develop key suppliers, create an environment of continuous improvement in equipment UPTIME, EFFICIENCY & QUALITY
Create preventive maintenance that effectively maintains the equipment in optimal form without the need for short cutting the quality or machine capability
Perform other job duties as required by supervisor/manager.