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Engineering Manager (Consumer/Commercial Goods) in Yorba Linda, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/11/2018

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Job Number: 2115561

Engineering Manager

Brea/Yorba Linda

Up to $130k

The Engineering Project Manager is responsible for managing people and resources, technical project planning, project tracking, resource allocation, internal coordination, customer coordination, and special projects under the direction of the VP of Engineering. This position is for a high potential individual who wants to be challenged and is seeking to further develop their leadership, managerial, communication, and technical skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead and support multi-project design team from a technical and managerial perspective and carry designs from concept to production
  • Project plan development, including schedule preparation, cost estimation and performance plans
  • Pre-planning and resource forecasting for engineering and other technical activities relating to the project.
  • Managing a team of 5-10 engineering
  • Coordination directly with selected customers
  • Performance management of selected vendors
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial plans/forecasts, which tie-in to project schedules.
  • Ensure projects are completed according to project plans and specifications.
  • Project engineers manage project team resources and training and develop extensive project management experience and expertise.
  • Support the ECN/ECO process
  • Ensure engineering process/SOP compliance, as well development new processes/SOPs


  • BS, Mechanical Engineering
  • 15 + years of mechanical design experience including at least 3-5 years in management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with coworkers, suppliers and customers
  • Familiarity with Solidworks, sheet metal, plastic, weldments, thermodynamics
  • Possess problem solving skills, decision making, and have the ability to drive solutions to completion

Engineering Manager

Brea/Yorba Linda

Up to $130k

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