The Hardware Engineering Manager will lead a team driving to build energy solutions for a sustainable world. This role involves working with the speed and excitement of a technology startup with the resources and market power of an S&P 500 industry leader. Our careers offer boundless opportunity for energetic, mission-driven applicants who seek challenge and impact in a fast-paced culture of teaching, learning, and professional growth. The Hardware Engineering Manager will drive the qualification of electronics components for products. The Hardware Engineering Manager is a working engineer who also leads a team of Engineers responsible for qualifying various electronic components used in our products and oversee the implementation of design changes that will improve robustness, manufacturability, and serviceability. The position requires excellent technical engineering knowledge coupled with solid people leadership, validation experience, and project planning expertise. The Hardware Engineering Manager will interface with cross-functional teams throughout North America. Typical Duties:Act as the Subject Matter Expert for electronic and electromechanical components.
Develop and implement test plans to validate the performance and durability of new or alternate electronic and electromechanical components.
Provide engineering leadership and oversight for product validation including developing component and system level test procedures, procuring resources and equipment, implementing tests, and trouble-shooting complex issues.
Collaborate with manufacturing partners and other engineering stakeholders to optimize product designs for manufacturability.
Develop productive relationships with electronic component suppliers and distributors.
Provide engineering leadership and design oversight for the creation and implementation of design changes that will improve robustness, manufacturability, reliability, serviceability and eliminate unnecessary cost and complexity.
Challenge team members to question the status quo and ensure that all aspects of the validation, design, development and support process are optimal for the market.
Organize and direct the work of the team. Select, coach and develop staff. Set clear expectations to inspire and motivate the team. Manages performance recognizing achievement, providing feedback and administering progressive discipline when necessary.
Develop engineering talent, identifying training and growth plans for employees.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
5+ years of engineering experience, preferably in an industrial / commercial products environment
5+ years of experience in electronic component application and validation
Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.