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  • Location: San Juan Capistrano
  • State: California
  • Job Number: 107398
  • Job Class: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • The Engineering Manager shall be directly responsible for prioritizing and aligning critical technical resources to further improve our Speed to Market, grow the new product Vitality Index, and adhere to corporate fiscal, quality, and manufacturability processes.

    The NPD Engineering Manager will manage design, test, prototyping, and tooling resources to provide a coordinated development effort, resulting in new products possessing design attributes that trace directly to internal and external Customer Requirements.

    Ensure the Engineering Team delivers products that can be manufactured and marketed to the highest standards and are in alignment with the overall goals of the company, its brand expectations and contribution margin needs.

    Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering or technical discipline from an accredited university. A Masters of Science Degree or Masters in Business Administration (MBA) is desirable

    5 years experience as an Senior Engineer or Technical Program Manager creating, implementing and leading complex projects with cross functional teams

    5+ years as an Engineering Manager with accountability for direct reports

    Enthusiastic and influential energy with the ability to multi-task across departments, sites and projects with varied technical requirements

    Demonstrated technical background, with a focus on mechanical / electrical engineering

    Career track-record of building high performing project teams and developing people into leaders.

    Specialized knowledge of New Product Development (NPD) process, methods, and tools such as DFMEA, Traceability Matrix, Phase Gate Product Development Process

    Extensive high volume plastic injection molding and/or elastomeric part design experience

    Extensive knowledge of rapid prototyping and component metrology methods

    A progressive, creative thinker with the ability to integrate best practices

    Strong financial skills for managing department and large program budgets

    Proficiency in PRO-E or similar CAD package is a strong plus

    Experience with 6 Sigma, Kaizen or related tools plus statistical analysis and data processing tools such as Minitab or JMP are a plus

    Please send resume to nsingh@advantexps.com

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