Engineering Manager

Bemidji, MN
Depending on Qualifications
Feb 14, 2017
Feb 22, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Doherty Career Solutions is currently recruiting for an Engineering Manager for a contract manufacturing company. This is a direct hire opportunity that offers great benefits. The Engineering Manager will be leading and supervising a team of engineers as they develop, test, modify, and create solutions to technical problems.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee the research and development of new products and procedures.
  • Identify new material implications (FMEA) and ensure the labor requirements align with our current manufacturing capabilities (DFM).
  • Oversee product engineering projects; assist with overcoming project roadblocks, assess product engineering resource capacity against current demand. Discuss and lay out project specifications.
  • Make detailed plans to accomplish goals.
  • Review, approve, or modify product designs.
  • Improve manufacturing processes and reduce cost through efficiencies by continuing to review new manufacturing technologies and equipment.
  • Check technical accuracy of work.
  • Ensure the engineering team and other manufacturing departments work together cohesively and are responsible for the development of equipment to aid in the manufacturing process.
  • Establish project goals, milestones, and procedures and define roles and responsibilities for the department.
  • Acquire project resources, coordinate projects and monitor project progress; may manage multiple projects.
  • Establish administrative policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Coordinate activities of engineering with other departments or organizations.
  • Confer with higher levels of management.
  • Supports Company's policies and procedures and conducts departmental and Company activities in accordance with these policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises employees
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training and mentoring employees and support staff
  • Planning, assigning, and directing work
  • Appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering field or equivalent, Master's preferred
  • Minimum 10+ years' experience and/or training
  • Minimum 5 years of management experience
  • Strong problem solving capabilities, project management, along with outstanding communication and people management skills
  • CAD proficiency required
  • (All applicants must be US Citizen or US persons due to ITAR regulation)

To submit yourself as a candidate for the Engineering Manager position, please apply online at or contact a recruiter at 952-562-1030

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