Electrical Engineering Manager

  • location: Westbrook, ME
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $140,000 per year
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Electrical Engineering Manager

job summary:
Electrical Engineering Manager needed to lead a team in the design and mfg of industry leading products used in residential, commercial and industrial settings. In this newly created role you will lead a team of Engineers in the design and development of power conversion products including printed circuit assemblies, subassemblies and products assigned to you. The position requires excellent technical engineering knowledge coupled with solid people leadership skills, proficiency in quality systems, functional and program management experience and business planning expertise. The Electrical Engineering Manager will interface with cross-functional teams throughout North America.

location: Westbrook, Maine
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 140,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Bachelors
  • Provide engineering leadership and design oversight functions for new product development projects
  • Develop and lead the product development life cycle
  • Partners with top-level leadership to support developing a global product development roadmap that targets specific customers' needs
  • Fosters collaboration between engineering, sales, operations, finance, and other departments to identify and harvest new engineering concepts, technologies, techniques, standards and procedures
  • Manages expenses ensure regulatory compliance and support corporate goals (e.g. revenue growth, profitability, market penetration)
  • Creates and maintains a team culture which encourages innovation, collaboration, excitement/commitment and a sense of urgency toward goals, and continuous improvement. Challenges team members to question the status quo and ensure that all aspects of the design, development and support process are optimal for the market
  • Designs and directs the work of the team. Selects, coaches and develops staff. Sets clear expectations to inspire and motivate the team. Manages performance-- recognizing achievement, providing feedback and administering progressive discipline when necessary
  • Engages in and leads business planning processes, recruitment, retention, talent acquisition, development, and mentoring
  • Develop engineering talent, identifying training and growth plans for employees
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • 10 years of engineering experience, preferably in an industrial / commercial products environment
  • 5 years of mentorship and/or management experience
  • 3 years experience in power electronics/power converters
Additional qualifications:

  • Experience with global product releases throughout the entire product life cycle desired
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results while working on multiple global projects simultaneously, balancing resources, timing and quality of outcomes
  • Knowledge of power electronics/power converters
  • Background in solar, energy storage, or other clean energy technologies
  • Experience with Altium or similar schematic capture and PCB Layout
  • Experience supporting NRTL certification testing (e.g. UL, Intertek, TUV, etc.)
  • Software experience, especially embedded C
  • Experience managing engineering changes and supporting a production environment
  • Experience with Arena PLM or equivalent
  • Experience with domestic and global sourcing of electromechanical products for quality, scale, and cost reduction
  • Experience evaluating corrective and preventative actions to address quality issues
  • A background working directly with component and services suppliers on schedule, design for manufacturing, and quality
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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