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Electrical Engineering Manager

Company: Gentex Corporation
Location: Manchester
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

GENTEX AT A GLANCE:At Gentex Corporation, we've created an environment where great ideas and great people can thrive. Leveraging a history that spans over 125 years, Gentex is a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel operating in high performance environments. Join our multinational team of exceptional and dedicated employees around the world and work on challenging and rewarding projects, grow your skills, and advance your career all while making a positive difference in the lives of our customers. Together, you and Gentex can build a career that's uniquely yours.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: -- B.S. Electrical Engineering or related field required, M.S. preferred-- 8+ years of experience in electrical engineering with a focus in new product design and development.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: -- 2-5 years of experience in supervision desired -- Experience in military programs desired-- Experience developing electro-acoustic products a plus -- Security clearance desired or ability to obtain.-- Training in supervision and leadership preferredABOUT THE JOB!As the electrical engineering manager, you will be tasked with supervising all team members in the development of new products to meet the demanding needs of our customers. This position will set direction and lead development of electro-mechanical and electro-acoustic systems through concept, design, evaluation, and documentation of electrical circuits and systems. Will work within department, and closely with program management to ensure electrical engineering team resources are implemented across all programs and tasks. Serve as a companywide expert to consult on product roadmaps, development and production proposals, and customer interface. Champion electrical engineering standardization and continuous improvement initiatives in conjunction with site quality management system. Gentex offers a robust benefit package- including, but not limited to, medical coverages, 401k, paid time off and excellent work schedules including a 9/80 work week. RESPONSIBILITIES:-- Provide guidance to other engineers, designers, and technicians in the execution of electrical engineering related product design and development activities to meet program objectives-- Plan and estimate program activities related to electrical engineering for budget and schedule creation-- Participate in technical aspects of bids and proposals including conceptual design, technical proposal writing and cost estimating-- Participate in setting goals, evaluating performance, and career path mentoring of individual team members-- Assist in determining staffing requirements and hiring additional personnel as needed-- Determine training needs and arrange for appropriate training and development opportunities for engineering personnel-- Review and approve timecards and vacation requests-- Coordinate with program managers to assign engineers and technicians to accomplish program requirements and milestones-- Foster continuous improvement by setting technical standards, active design reviews, and use of lessons-learned-- Responsible for applicable compliance with site quality management systems.-- Prepare and present technical reports, recommendations and presentations related to development and product/process investigations-- Develop system architecture and create system block diagrams-- Aid in and ensure detailed design, schematic capture, and layout of electronic circuits (RF, digital, analog, power) are properly executed, reviewed, and follow DFM best practice-- Review designs for reliability, testability, and ease of manufacture-- Strategically assess tasks for outsourcing, involve appropriate stakeholders, and develop technical documentation to support contractors-- Serve as technical lead on large and/or complex development programs-- Support product transition to production through implementation of test strategy, process controls, and test equipment-- Collaborate effectively with other functional groups to meet annual Enterprise goals that directly correlate with engineering department executionKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:-- Experience in digital design with embedded controllers and/or digital signal processors-- Experience in analog and/or audio design, such as microphone amplifiers, audio filters, switching voltage regulators, etc.-- Experience with MIL-STD-461/464 testing and measurement preferred-- EMI emissions and susceptibility mitigation techniques in electronic products-- Proficiency with modern schematic capture tools. Experience with Cadence/ORCAD preferred-- Ability to design and review mixed-signal PCB layout for good signal integrity, EMI performance and DFM best practice-- Proficiency with lab instruments such as oscilloscopes, DVMs, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers etc.-- Ability to create technical documents and presentations with general computer applications such as word processor (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), presentation software (MS PowerPoint), etc.-- Experience in the following areas is desired:-- DSP, microcontrollers, and other embedded processors-- Micropower/battery powered design preferred-- Signal Processing and/or feedback control systems-- A2D, D2A, CODEC system integration-- Power conversion, both linear and switch mode-- Able to supervise and lead technical personnel-- Able to plan and coordinate manpower assignments on multiple projects-- Able to estimate effort required to complete technical tasks-- Expert level failure analysis and familiar with common root cause analysis tools such as 8D and fishbone diagrams-- Workforce talent evaluation and personnel performance management techniquesPOSITION SUPERVISES: The individual serves as both an individual contributor and a supervisor with leadership responsibilities. This individual supervises the following positions within the engineering department -- Electrical Engineers (Design and Sustainment)-- Test Engineer-- Engineering Technicians TO APPLY:Visit:'s Manchester facility is located in southern New Hampshire. Manchester is the largest convention, sports, entertainment, and arts & cultural destination in New Hampshire. There is so much to do, see and experience in Manchester including major concerts and ECHL Hockey, AA minor league baseball, live performances at the historic Palace Theatre or exhibits at our renowned museums. Located in the heart of New England, Manchester is also conveniently located within an hour's drive of Boston, an hour from the Atlantic Ocean and less than two hours from New Hampshire's scenic White Mountains, Lake Winnipesaukee and the many other well-known vacation destinations in Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts.At Gentex, we don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Gentex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status or on the basis of disability. Gentex is an E-Verify Participant. Pre-employment drug/alcohol/background screening is required. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Gentex, please call our Human Resources department at (570) 282-3550.


Keywords: Gentex Corporation, Manchester , Electrical Engineering Manager, Executive , Manchester, New Hampshire

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