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Engineering Manager job description

An Engineering Manager is responsible for planning and coordinating projects, supervising teams, and researching new products. They develop strategies, manage budgets, and ensure successful project execution. They work closely with teams and collaborate with other management personnel. Strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills are essential.

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What is an Engineering Manager?

An Engineering Manager is a professional responsible for planning and coordinating projects, supervising teams, and researching new products in the field of engineering.

What does an Engineering Manager do?

An Engineering Manager oversees the development and execution of projects, manages budgets, and supervises multiple teams. They collaborate with other management personnel, provide instructions to engineering teams, and ensure the successful completion of projects on time and within budget. They also conduct research and development for new designs, products, and processes, while maintaining technical accuracy and coordinating work with other managers and staff.

Engineering Manager responsibilities include:

  • Planning and executing strategies for completing projects on time
  • Proposing and managing budgets for projects
  • Supervising the work of multiple teams

Job brief

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Engineering Manager to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading and coordinating multiple projects across diverse teams. Your primary focus will be on developing efficient processes, executing effective strategies, and ensuring the timely completion of projects.

As an Engineering Manager, you will play a key role in researching and developing innovative products. You will also be responsible for creating project budgets and overseeing their successful execution throughout the year. Collaborating closely with various teams, you will ensure that projects are delivered on schedule and within budget, maintaining a high level of quality and adherence to organizational objectives.

If you are a motivated and strategic professional with a passion for driving engineering excellence, we invite you to join our team and contribute to our continued success.

Responsibilities

  • Research and develop designs and products
  • Determine the need for training and talent development
  • Hire contractors and build teams
  • Ensure products have the support of upper management
  • Provide clear and concise instructions to engineering teams
  • Lead research and development projects that produce new designs, products, and processes. 
  • Check their team’s work for technical accuracy
  • Coordinate work with other managers and staff

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as an Engineering Manager or similar role
  • Analytical skills for evaluating information carefully and solving complex problems
  • Communication skills for overseeing staff and working with other management personnel
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to catch minor errors which can result in major problems
  • Math skills, including calculus and other advanced mathematics
  • Organizational skills for keeping track of various budgets, employees, and schedules simultaneously
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as an Engineering Manager

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