Engineering Team Leader

US-MI-Troy
Requisition ID
2017-1298
# of Openings
1
Category
Product Development Engineering

Overview

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Engineering Team Lead

 

Make your mark early

 

We're developing our people, the heart of SRG Global. Their passions and values built the foundation upon which we continue to grow. They drive us to take action and create value for customers, stakeholders, and society.

 

We embrace individual entrepreneurship and strive to deliver smart solutions to our customers and consumers. We have strong roots and a clear vision for the future. Join us, find your place at SRG Global. In all we do, we go Beyond the finish™.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the skills and knowledge sought below but, of equal importance, he or she will be self motivated, possess a positive attitude, and be a creative thinker.  This is a “hands-on” position that will work across the organization in a competitive atmosphere.  Working effectively with cross-functional teams is crucial for success.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop a group of product engineers that support a specific customer and or product line
  • Participate in the development of quotes, ensuring the quote is aligned with SRG best practices and capabilities
  • Lead the “Technical Sell” activities for SRG for a given customer and or product line
  • Determine and anticipate staffing and training requirements and take the necessary steps to ensure they are fulfilled
  • Determine and anticipate customer expectations, requirements, and specifications and take the necessary steps so that SRG is prepared to fulfill them
  • Lead product engineers through the design and development process ensuring that SRG Gate Process and customer requirements are completed and adhered too in a timely and efficient manner
  • Develop and implement methods and procedures for monitoring projects
  • Train the team in the appropriate engineering disciplines (APQP, DFM, DFMEA, DVPR, GD&T, SPC, PPAP, problem solving, etc.) and ensure they are utilized and followed
  • Ensure product engineering support is provided at our facility and the customer’s facility as appropriate
  • Direct and approve design releases and changes for a given customer and or product line            
  • Demonstrate project issue knowledge and effectively make decisions based on appropriate data.  Guide development teams to focus on data based decision-making
  • Take a leadership role in identifying root cause of problems found, develop solutions and implement changes for problems as they arise
  • Effectively communicate expectations of performance and lead, evaluate, monitor, and develop the employees to ensure their maximum contribution to the achievement of the department objectives
  • Build rapport and maintain effective customer relationships 

Qualifications

 

 

  • Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in product design, preferable decorative exterior trim.
  • Leadership Style: Self-starter must be able to work with little direction and with high level of self-motivation. Must be able to work on own initiative and work well in a group.
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection molding part design and tooling.
  • Well-organized project management skills, program management background a plus.
  • Experience with budgeting, cost estimating, CAD and quality engineering concepts.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills a must. 
  • BS in Engineering or other technical degree required.

 

What do we have to offer?

 

As a Guardian company, we are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:

 

http://www.srgglobal.com/our-company/philosophy

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