Doherty Staffing Solutions

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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