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Type: Full Time
Location: Windsor, Connecticut
POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for product development, cost reduction, competitive defense, and state-of-the-art improvements to the product line required for future growth in the industry. Supervises the Engineering Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned)
* Conceptualize, conceive, plan, schedule, and direct the design, and perform other product development activities required to develop and maintain products in the industry.
* Oversee the quotation, initiation, scheduling, and coordination of developmental activities for engineering projects.
* Assure continuing conformance of products to requirements, including but not limited to customer requirements, test requirements, and profitability requirements.
* Research and identify the application, performance and functional requirements for products to assure appropriateness for the intended function in customer acceptable terms.
* Oversees the configuration management of product documentation.
* Maintain currency with respect to technical and supervisory skills by attending training classes, special technical and administration courses; seminars, exhibits and trade shows as needed.
* Insure the development of skills for the members of his department.
* Other assignments as assigned by the C.O.O.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Expertise in engineering design, materials and manufacturing systems.
* Strong decision making and problem solving skills.
* Leadership skills and ability manage staff.
* Use of BaaN ERP system is a plus.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
* Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills.
* Computer skills: MRP system experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
* CIT: Support and promote continuous improvement within the company.
* Bachelor s Degree in Engineering
* 10 years of engineering design experience, including design methods, engineering materials and associated manufacturing systems.
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