Manager, Engineering Job at Flowserve – in Ettlingen
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This role will manage people, resources, and projects assigned to ARGUS; this includes Global Engineering Department(s), documentation and data reproduction systems, data transmittal process, bill of material generation process, and engineering standards and processes in a timely and efficient manner staying within established budget. Coordinate the design, analysis, and technical support of all products being sold and manufactured for the ARGUS. Assure that projects are completed in a timely and accurate manner and that the end product meets the customer requirements and applicable codes and regulations of design, quality and safety.
Preferred Experience / Skills:
Mechanical Engineering degree plus 10+ years of valve, actuation, control and equipment design, manufacturing and assembly experience.
Technical team management experience (5+ years.)
Very good English skills.
Ability to travel approximately 15-25% of the time.
Ability to produce professional engineering reports and presentations. They must also be able to deliver these presentations to management teams, industry committees, employees and customers.
Capability to manage an engineering organization, which has been acknowledged for achieving high professional standards. In doing so, the incumbent should also have demonstrated their ability to put together and develop well-functioning international teams.
Exposure to working in an international, matrix structured organization
Must be self-starting and have motivational skills and a high sense of urgency to plan and execute to production and development schedules.
Possession of team building skills essential, as is the ability to motivate the team.
Interpersonal skills are critical for excellent communication with internal and external customers.
Excellent time management and organization skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
To promote a healthy and positive work environment in a collaborative atmosphere.
To be a coach for the team.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
Manage and drive continual improvement of the Global Engineering teams. Monitor and report key performance indicators and establish action plans to maintain or improve performance and be a part of a global organization.
Lead and coordinate the Engineering and R&D teams, represent the Engineering and R&D department in the Ettlingen Management Team. Represent the Ettlingen site in Corporate Flowserve strategic meetings and implementation of strategic projects.
Guarantee on time reporting to global engineering organization for all metrics.
Responsible for further development of our high-quality Industrial Valves
Responsible for technically excellent products and guarantee the adherence to all technical regulations, guidelines and standards
Build and develop the relationship with the Flowserve Engineering center in India. Support Global Product Family Localization and Globalization efforts as required by the Global Mindset – Flowserve strategy
Support the Commercial Operation and sales teams in answering technical questions from RFQ’s. This includes assisting in the development of optimized designs to minimize cost, and improve performance. Include R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Product Management in this process
Processing Customer Complaints reported as Engineering problems, develop solutions, present and explain proposals, reports and findings to clients
Make effective use of capacity planning tools (RCCP and Engineering OTD) and business forecasts to identify and address current and anticipated gaps in the engineering capacity for all projects. Balance the efforts to optimize the usage of low-cost engineering resources as appropriate to augment engineering capacity.
Develop and implement personnel development plans, career profiles, and succession planning for all personnel. Identify training needs and work to make training available to staff.
Drive talent acquisition with the support of Flowserve HR function
Ensure products are safe and compliant with the appropriate legal requirements (e.g., ATEX, Pressure Equipment Directive, etc.) Ensure proper due diligence in processes and documentation to support that compliance.
Technical Support for internal and external Customers, confer with management, production, and sales staff to discuss project specifications and procedures
Primary Posting Location: Ettlingen, Germany
Job Advertising Title: Manager, Engineering
Job Posting Category: Engineering/R&D
Employment Type: Full time
Auto req ID: 52349BR
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Company: Flowserve –
Company Location: Ettlingen