Engineering Manager

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  • Location:

    Trumbull, United States

  • Sector:

    Mechanical Engineers

  • Contact:

    Dan Dubay

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Description

Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

We are currently seeking an Engineering Manager in Trumbull, CT.


Position Summary and Special Duties:

As an Engineering Manager your day-to-day duties will consist of and may not be limited to: Will lead her or his team and the organization to successful market launch and manufacturing transfer of new products. The Manager is responsible for defining the objectives, scope, assumptions, project plan and timeline for development projects. The role includes leading a team of direct technical reports, and will identify, gather, and manage shared and cross functional resources to ensure project success. 

Job Duties:

  • Builds, manages, and improves a high caliber technical team 
  • Operates with independence to develop novel solutions and define significant technical and business opportunities through team leadership 
  • Ensures that all project deliverables are completed with high quality and in a timely fashion 
  • Identifies, develops, and launches new products through internal and external activities 
  • Leads more than one project at any one time 
  • Leads cross-functional teams from project conception through launch and transfer to manufacturing 
  • Creates project plans and timelines. Stays on time and on budget 
  • Participates in due diligence activities as necessary 

Skills & Experience:

  • Thought leadership, people leadership, leading to good business decisions 
  • Ability to present technical materials to non-technical personnel up to President effectively with strategic impact 
  • Conflict resolution 
  • Achieving results 
  • Ability to manage those with technical skills appropriate to multiple disciplines (design, mechanical, electrical, software, biomedical) 
  • Ability to hire, lead and develop team members 
  • Ability to marshal resources and lead cross functional teams on projects of significant scope. 
  • Ability to understand discipline specific tools well enough to manage team members (i.e.  Solidworks, p-Spice, debuggers, Minitab, GD&T, etc.) 
  • Knowledgeable of and work within FDA, ISO, CSI, and other relevant standards. Experience with class I and II devices preferred 
  • Design, fabrication, and testing proficiency with common manufacturing techniques for high volume, disposable parts – machining, injection molding, extrusion, stamping, casting, MIM, etc. 
  • Experience inventing, innovating, and launching products 
  • Proficiency with analysis and problem solving 
  • Proficiency with design of experiments, protocol, and model development, testing and documentation 
  • Experience in clinical and pre-clinical settings 
  • Ability to utilize common office and web-based software (email, spreadsheets, word processing, presentations) effectively 
  • Work leads to the launch of strategically important new products 
  • Work leads to the continual improvement and development of direct reports and other team members 
  • Work contributes to due diligence and decisions regarding acquisitions
  • Interacts with R&D staff and cross-functional partners (Marketing, Manufacturing, RA, QA, labeling, legal, etc.) daily 
  • Interacts with customers and vendors 
  • Led the launch of numerous products in the medical device field of moderate to high complexity 
  • Contributed as team member or leader to sustaining engineering activities 
  • Has participated in the selection and hiring of engineering talent 
  • Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with 10+ years industry experience, Master's Degree in Engineering management or business with 5+ years industry experience, PhD with 5+ years industry experience. 
  • Thorough understanding of design controls 
  • Thorough understanding of medical device manufacturing, especially as it relates to FDA (cGMP) manufacturing requirements 
  • Passing a background check which may include verification of prior employment, criminal conviction, educational and driving records 



Duration: Direct Hire

Location: Trumbull, CT.

Salary: Open depending on experience

Benefits: Yes

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!

Please include a clean copy of your resume and salary expectations and any references.