WYN - Senior Manager - Development Engineering

at Wynright in Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States

Job Description

WYN - Senior Manager - Development Engineering
Job Location

US-IL-Bolingbrook | US-MI-Grand Rapids | US-KY-Erlanger | US-IN-Hobart


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Company Division 


The Senior Manager of Product Engineering leads and directs product engineering and development for the company. The priorities for this position include strategic planning, product design, quality assurance, and problem resolution. Executes product design to meet company objectives, partners with management, and develops systems and controls to ensure compliance with quality standards.




Ensures alignment of Wynright Product Engineering activities with the overall Wynright strategy
Provides goals and metrics to drive execution of strategic initiatives for Wynright Product Engineering
Provides effective leadership to team of engineering professionals and staff
Coaches and mentors' staff to optimize performance, engagement, professional development, and quality of work experience
Works with key internal and external customer constituency to gain thorough understanding of their operational and business needs and advises them on selection and implementation of appropriate technology solutions
Supports and consults internal and external customers on technology implementation, including logistics, cost implications, potential return on investment of technology, and the steps to navigate through internal project approval requirements
Provides oversight of projects and services to ensure timely execution, follow-up, and closure of issues
Reports regularly on strategies and goals and key business metrics to Wynright business leadership and peers
Proactively identifies emerging technology solutions to support Wynright Product Engineering business growth and business excellence throughout Wynright
Regularly interacts with engineering and production managers and supervisors to stay informed of all operational aspects
Initiates and sponsors the development and implementation of quality improvement projects that improve operational cost efficiency, employee productivity, and level of customer service
Manages vendor relationships to ensure successful projects, return on investment, and new business opportunities
Complies with the Wynright's policies and procedures for protecting internal and customer information and confidentiality of the information in accordance with signed confidentiality agreements and federal and state regulations
Travel required as needed, up to 25%



Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, management, engineering, or related subject or equivalent; Master's degree a plus
Minimum of 10 years of experience in the development of high performing technology development and implementation organizations, including organization design and staff selection and development
Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in product engineering technology development and implementation
Strong operational background and proven track record of accomplishments in a manufacturing or engineering environment
Experience working in an organization with complex infrastructure, applications, and procedures in a cross-functional team environment
In-depth knowledge of standard methodologies in product engineering technology
In-depth knowledge of interdependencies and relationships between various engineering systems
Some technical knowledge of the various engineering disciplines required for engineering solutions development including mechanical, electrical, controls, robotics, and software
Strong computer skills using MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio, and familiarity with specialty applications for project and resource collaboration such as SharePoint
Excellent leadership skills for supporting management and their teams
Strong strategic thinking and creative problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills for presenting ideas and technological concepts, negotiation, and persuasion

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Job Posting: 10973405

Posted On: May 31, 2023

Updated On: Jun 15, 2023

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