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Engineering Manager - DC

Company: Phoenix Contact USA
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are - Our Culture

When you join Phoenix Contact, you join a team of visionaries who are creating a sustainable world based on our passion for technology and innovation. Our mission is to create solutions for electrification, networking, and automation to contribute to a world in which renewable energy is available for the benefit of everybody. We create solutions for the challenges of today.

We are a team of passionate and welcoming people with vastly diverse backgrounds, who value honesty, friendliness, and trusting partnerships. We work together to promote a culture of entrepreneurial freedom that allows us to control our own destiny. We thrive in an inclusive environment where we recognize that our people are our biggest asset.

Job Summary

The Engineering Manager will lead an experienced and growing development engineering team to create new standard as well as customer specific interconnect and electronic housing solutions. You will work with a team designing innovative interconnect solutions from concept to high volume production to meet the most recent trends in various applications like automation, networking, and electrification.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage engineering projects through delegating to the team's engineers based on qualifications, experience, and scope of project. Use the company's project management tools to initiate, track, and document the project's life cycle.
  • Review customer needs presented directly or through product management and recommend appropriate Phoenix Contact solutions that would result in maximum customer satisfaction.
  • Assist in the development of the RBU's product roadmap and strategy planning.
  • Work to optimize the workflow in the department to ensure the highest quality and throughput.
  • Ensure all projects follow the company's development, quality, and life cycle processes. Contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of these processes.
  • Evaluate external suppliers for their capability and cost to supply components for our projects.
  • Build and develop a strong team by developing, coaching, and mentoring the engineering team members. Provide technical advice and recommendations to the staff.

    Must-Have Qualifications
    • Ten or more years of connector, or related product development experience
    • Three or more years of engineering supervision or project management experience is desired

      We Value
      • Minimum BS Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, physics, or a similar discipline
      • Experience with solid modeling software is required

        Must Be Able To---
        • Receive a US passport.
        • Travel by air for trips up to twelve hours.
        • Travel occasionally overseas for extended periods.
        • Sit for extended periods of time.
        • Communicate effectively in English.

          What's in it for you?

          Phoenix Contact offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401k matching, and a generous time off package. There are also a wide variety of additional benefits available including 14 weeks fully paid maternity leave & 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave, life insurance, short & long-term disability, on-site gym access, health & wellbeing center, on-site caf--, walking trails, tuition assistance, and more!

          Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters:

          Phoenix Contact has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Phoenix Contact employees directly in an attempt to present candidates. Phoenix Contact will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Phoenix Contact, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Phoenix Contact mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Phoenix Contact employees, or to Phoenix Contact's resume database will be considered Phoenix Contact property. Phoenix Contact will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Phoenix Contact will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees. Phoenix Contact will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Phoenix Contact contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Phoenix Contact's Director of Organization Development and Talent Acquisition or his or her designee. No other Phoenix Contact employee is authorized to bind Phoenix Contact to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Phoenix Contact, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

          Phoenix Contact is committed to the diversity of our employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: Phoenix Contact USA, Harrisburg , Engineering Manager - DC, Executive , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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