Controls Engineering Manager

Controls Engineering Manager (Direct Hire)

BolingbrookIL

Job Requisition: 6476

Description for Controls Engineering Manager:
The Controls Engineering Manager leads and manages a team of controls engineers that design, develop, and implement material handling systems. Supports the Corporate Executive team by providing technical information, guidance, and product knowledge while performing related work as required.

Responsibilities for Controls Engineering Manager:
  • Performs diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility
  • Combines an extensive professional background and ability to coordinate departmental work
  • Manages a team of engineers, including recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures
  • Achieves electrical engineering operational objectives by contributing electrical engineering information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing projects, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining administrative system improvements; implementing change
  • Reviews customer specifications and scope documentation for quotation and clarification
  • Performs regular process checks and reviews of the output of the engineering team
  • Provides direction and training to junior-level staff for continued professional growth
  • Ability to travel 50%
Requirements for Controls Engineering Manager:
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/controls engineering or a related engineering field with minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in professional engineering design and project execution experience, including minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of industrial automation
  • Proficient with AutoCAD
  • Excellent management skills for directing, coaching, scheduling, and assisting team members
  • Ability to lead a team and accomplish project goals effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with executives, engineers, sales people, vendors, and peers
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines
  • Team-oriented and collaborative
  • Creative-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies
  • Self-motivated
 
*Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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