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Engineering Manager


The Engineering Manager is responsible for managing the engineering of automotive conveyance systems and their components to fulfill company contractual needs, costs, and timing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities of this job are included but not limited to this job description – other tasks may be assigned and expected to be performed.

  • Plan and direct engineering directives and establish job specific schedules and priorities.
  • Understand types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates for engineering products being designed and built.
  • Facilitate engineering activities with procurement, production, and quality control activities.
  • Facilitate operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve quality.
  • Maintain and revise, as necessary, engineering schedules according to material availability, budget and design, equipment failures and/or operations issues.
  • Coordinate and schedule work orders in accordance with delivery dates and installation schedules.
  • Establish working relationships with internal customers to understand modifications to products, designs, and equipment.
  • Coordinate with production and project management teams regarding any project questions, schedule changes or design modifications.
  • Coordinate with purchasing regarding any design-specific materials cost and availability, design modifications, or project questions.
  • Compile, store, and retrieve accurate engineering data. Interpret current and future needs, based on this data.
  • Resolve engineering personnel concerns in a reasonable and timely fashion.
  • Hire all personnel and facilitate all associated training for the engineering department.
  • Develop existing personnel through training and performance evaluation, according to the organizational structure, to improve output and efficiency.
  • Orchestrate all management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Create and maintain engineering planning and schedules.
  • Provide the leadership necessary to ensure that all company safety requirements are adhered to, both in-office and on-site.
  • Ensure the highest level of safety and quality while operating on a demanding schedule and tight deadlines.
  • Manage the delegation of outsourced work through the Purchasing department.
  • Maintain project costs in accordance with project budgets, manpower loadings, and production timing.
  • Schedule engineering hours to best meet project budget and schedule.
  • Maintain engineering personnel records, including certifications, and training forms.
  • Review and approve employee time keeping records.
  • Review and approve employee expense reporting.
  • Comply with all regulatory requirements as dictated by various governing agencies that oversee the engineering industry.
  • Analyze and engineer custom automotive conveyor projects, steel mezzanines, platform steel structures, automotive fixtures, industrial sheet metal enclosures, and industrial ductwork.
  • Attend customer bid-meetings, contract meetings and walk-throughs, as necessary.
  • Engage and report to the needs of the Leadership Team.
  • Support Estimating for new projects with innovation.
  • Create and maintain R&D solutions.
  • Perform field checks as required.
  • Follow build status of engineered projects internally and externally.
  • Other tasks or projects as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 10 years working in an Industrial Equipment Construction Environment.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in Conveyor/Material Handling Automotive Market.
  • Experience in Fixtures/Enclosures/Ductwork Industrial Market
  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of structural steel elements, material handling and production systems.
  • Knowledge of enclosure, ductwork, and fixture design.
  • State registered Professional Engineer preferred.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Basic knowledge in Adobe Acrobat.
  • AutoCad experience required. Inventor and AutoDesk products experience also preferred.
  • Factory CAD, Solid Edge, MicroStation or other 3D software preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team in a fast paced, time sensitive, and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Requires some travel, including overnight and out of country to attend bid meetings and review job sites.

Tsubaki is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability



Full Time
Salary Range
$87,000.00 - $129,000.00
per Year
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Wixom, MI, 48393, US