Electrical Engineering Manager

Location
Beatrice, NE
Posted
Nov 19, 2021
Closes
Dec 19, 2021
Ref
JR2786
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Exmark Manufacturing (a division of The Toro Company) is seeking an Electrical Engineering Manager to lead our Electrical Engineering team in product development and influence local and global product strategy. Exmark is a leading manufacturer of commercial products for sustaining and beautifying the environment, located in Beatrice, NE. Join our dynamic team recognized for customer focus and meaningful innovation with a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Position Summary:

Responsible for planning, leading, coordinating and controlling the technical activities related to Electrical Engineering teams and assigned engineering project(s) to insure that product performances, reliability, durability, cost and safety goals and manufacturing efficiencies result.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Management:

  • Assure project coordination with Marketing, Sales, Senior Management, Operations, Drafting, Shop, Test, Service, Finance, Legal and International.
  • Conducts project team meetings.
  • Plans and executes engineering feasibility and product development programs assuring schedules and goals reflect aggressive but obtainable objectives.
  • Recognizes problems, whether schedule or resource difficulties and initiates corrective action.
  • Responsible for control of expenditures on assigned projects.
  • Conducts regular design, quality, cost, manufacturability and safety reviews with project team and support functions.
  • Performs functions as required by the Toro "Product Development System".
  • Works with legal on potential patent activity and any liability cases.
  • Assists Test department in developing, following and completing test plans.
  • Prepares reports as required providing communication to all levels of the organization.

Supervisory:

  • Coach and lead subordinates in their own personal development, providing resources and opportunities.
  • Supervises and leads human resources to complete approved projects in support of engineering program goals and objectives.
  • Conducts performance appraisals and salary reviews in accordance with policy.
  • Sets and monitors objectives for subordinates.
  • Assists in selection, training and discipline of employees.
  • Manages assigned resources to complete approved projects in support of goals and objectives.

Technical:

  • Establishes product specifications, features, design objectives and schedule.
  • Conducts feasibility studies as needed to reveal idea practicality, potential problems and specific revisions.
  • Creates or generates marketable ideas for new and revised products.
  • Assures quality, reliable, serviceability, safety, cost and performance objectives for the design are established and met.
  • Works with vendors to insure selection of quality components.
  • Learn and implement new technologies to improve the product development process.
  • Provide technical support to Purchasing and Operations to evaluate and select vendor partnerships.
  • Apply value analysis techniques to products and processes for improvement.
  • Keep abreast of new design, manufacturing and material developments.
  • May provide "hands on" technical support on a as needed basis.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning product strategy to meet divisional goals.
  • Leads current product support activities as assigned.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as may be requested.

Quality:

Supports company Quality Policy by working within the documented Quality System. Participates in quality initiatives and training as needed.

Specifications:

BSME degree or equivalent. Six (6) to twelve (12) years (two years plus supervision). Directly supervise up to seven professional employees.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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