Technical Director

Location: Elkhart, IN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: 0 - $150,000.00
Date: 12/11/2017
Job ID: 02548669
Job Description
Are you a dynamic leader with technical manufacturing expertise looking to join a growing manufacturer?


This is a phenomenal opportunity where you will report directly to the CEO and lead the development and innovation of new products and systems, enhancement and support for existing products, and testing! You must be able to respond quickly and effectively to market trends and customer needs and act as a catalyst for optimizing innovative product designs, understanding system responsibilities requirements and building proactive customer relationships. As part of the business unit leadership team, you will drive the organization’s growth and champion the use of concurrent engineering throughout our client's organization.  

** Benefits for this leadership position include up to 20% bonus and stock options, insurance that begins on the first of the month following your hire month, and so much more!**



 

Requirements include ...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering - Master’s degree preferred
  • Strong leadership skills with experience in the growth and professional development of people
  • 10+ years of product design/engineering experience, with 5+ years in an engineering management role (R&D, laboratory testing, design or engineering services)
  • Experience supporting bids and proposals and managing multiple development projects concurrently
  • Leadership of an engineering team that has designed unique custom products for a specific customer base and the associated requirements
  • Strong business, financial, and project management skills coupled with strategic planning experience
  • Solid mix of technical and leadership skills as well as ability to communicate easily at both the technical and non-technical level
  • Proven record of creativity, with experience developing innovative solutions to highly complex technical requirements
  • Demonstrated record of building and maintaining effective working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates and management
  • Ability to mentor engineering staff on technical issues and work closely with sales and product teams to define product specifications
  • Experience in multi site, multi country organizational structure
  • Ability to lead in a matrix organization with familiarity of engineering services functions and their implementation, use and management
  • Product development experience, including project planning, scheduling, stack ups, theoretical analysis, testing and overall design responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills, to include spoken, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% to meet with customers or support marketing events
  • A background in an entrepreneurial organization focused on developing well-engineered custom components and systems is a plus
 
 
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