Company: Avionic Instruments LLC
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Acme Aerospace, Inc. a leading manufacturer that designs and
manufactures custom batteries and battery control electronic
systems for military and commercial aircraft applications is
currently seeking a high energy, self-driven, detail oriented
The Engineering Manager will manage/direct day-to-day operations of
a multi-disciplinary team consisting of systems, electrical,
mechanical, and software engineers (approximate team size of
10-12). accountable for design, development, pre-production, and
engineering projects related to NiCd cells and batteries. We offer
a completive benefits package and leading-edge technology
Tasks include providing leadership, program management and talent
development within the design engineering activities of the
business. Ensure that the design engineering resources of the
business are engaged in continual improvement and that design
capabilities are aligned with the strategic needs of the business.
Maintain design programs to schedule and budget reviewing customer
specifications and developing energy storage solutions that meet
the customer requirements, as well as develop new battery concepts
for emerging markets.
KEY AREAS OF REPONSIBILITIES:
Provide team leadership, program management, and talent development
for the Engineering function of the company.
Direct all design engineering functions in support of short- and
long-term business objectives.
Provide technical guidance to the Engineering team as well as to
Sales/Marketing teams to include customer visits and industry trend
Provide strong program management capability in support of multiple
Manage complex design activities while meeting program objectives
within cost and schedule requirements.
Provide significant contribution towards continuous improvement of
processes, systems, and products.
Has personnel authority over Engineering organization, including
add/remove, appraisals, promotion, and compensation, in accordance
with upper management concurrence.
Works with business leadership team in creation of technical
presentations and budget/schedule estimates in support of new
program opportunities and proposals.
Continued talent development of the team to keep current with
industry technology advancements.
Performance of job assignments, manpower estimates, project and
engineering status, project bid support, employee training, goals
and reviews, and management of budgets.
Experience with aerospace product development lifecycles for
hardware/software co-development from product requirements through
qualification and release to production.
Demonstrated expertise in program management with adherence to
schedule and cost requirements.
Ability to motivate and drive teams to meet established program
requirements in support of business objectives.
Demonstrated experience of bringing complex technical products to
Experience in writing technical proposals and non-recurring
engineering (NRE) estimates in support of new business bids &
Strong interpersonal and open communication skills in support of
both functional team leadership as well as executive management
Demonstrated experience in co-designing with Operations teams to
address design for manufacture (DFM) issues for successful product
transition to production.
Exhibits a high level of integrity with full adherence and
application of all company policies and procedures.
Ability to present complex technical information to audiences of
varying technical knowledge
Management of obsolescence issues including alternate parts
sourcing, qualification of replacement parts, and implementation of
Demonstrated examples of driving a successful continuous
Limited travel required in support of customer site visits and
alternate work sites
Must be able to work in a standard office environment, with ability
to sit or stand most of the workday.
Must be able to lift work materials up to 40 pounds in weight.
Due to ITAR regulations, required to be a US citizen or green card
Undergraduate degree in Engineering discipline (EE, ME, CS, ChE) or
equivalent experience required. Advanced Engineering degree
Desired Background and Experience:
Proven success with management of product development programs
Experience with the interface of design engineering to the
product/solution sales and customer fulfillment processes
Direct military/aerospace experience is required.
8+ years of Engineering Management experience in the Military and
Demonstrated technical knowledge of power systems, electronic
design, and software development processes.
Experience with aerospace environmental and development standards
for both Military & Commercial industries (i.e. MIL-STD-810,
DO-160, DO-178, DO-254, etc.)
Acme Aerospace Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages
the application of female, minority, disabled and veteran
candidates. Candidates must be able to perform essential
responsibility without or with reasonable accommodations. Due to
the potential for exposure to ITAR controlled data, the incumbent
in this role must be a US Person (US Citizen or US Permanent
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin.
Acme Aerospace Inc.
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