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Manager Engineering

Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: Hamburg, NY, US, 14075

Company: REV Group, Inc.

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Requisition ID: 10534

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.

 

Title:                                       Manager, Engineering

 

Job summary:                      The Engineering Manager position is typically the first level of management and will supervise a team that will consist of engineers, designers, and technicians.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates activities of engineers, designers, and technicians by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of the assigned team to meet goals and objects as defined for the department.
  • Creates design and engineering packages and oversees and approves design engineering work by his/her team – meeting all customer, industry, and business requirements and needs. May have leadership responsibility for other engineering activities such as manufacturing or industrial engineering projects.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of designs, bills of material, and engineering documentation that his/her team produces such that it is in compliance with customer requirements, industry and regulatory standards, and established company practices prior to release to manufacturing.
  • Leads company initiatives, such as Lean, through his/her organization and departmental area of responsibility. Provides support to other departments and company initiatives such as lean and continuous improvement.
  • Plans and assigns resources as appropriate to deliver to engineering schedule commitments. Provides technical input as to more complex activities requiring changes to established schedules.
  • Leads root cause analysis and corrective action on technical problems. Uses originality and ingenuity in devising practical and economical solutions to problems.
  • Evaluates and verifies employee performance through review of completed work assignments and work techniques. Identifies staff development and training needs and conducts the training or otherwise ensures that training is obtained.
  • Identifies and implements best practices in terms of technical and practical design and shares such practices among other team leaders and departments.
  • Confers with management and production to determine engineering feasibility for production, and cost effectiveness for new and existing products.
  • Manages his/her team to control operating costs of the department within established budgets. Participates in short-term planning activities.
  • Maintains industry standards while driving ingenuity in product design with a focus on profitability and cost reduction.
  • Responsible for administrative functions such as recording time and attendance and enforcement of policies and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with company/team objectives regarding processes, initiatives, and projects.

 

OTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Perform or assist with any operations, as required or directed, to maintain workflow or respond to production requirements.
  • Requirements (education, experience, travel, physical, work environment):

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a thorough understanding of design and drafting techniques
  • Must be knowledgeable of AutoCAD, ProE/Creo or other design software
  • Must be knowledgeable of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have ability to read and understand blueprints and/or schematics
  • Must be able to interpret shop orders, layouts and sales drawings to determine requirements
  • Must have ability to check BOMs, CBOMs and/or design print packages
  • Exposure to mechanical and/or electrical components and systems as related to the manufacture and design of emergency vehicles
  • Must have ability to respond to and lead production support initiatives
  • A thorough understanding of the manufacturing process and MRP/PRP systems
  • A thorough understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement processes
  • Ability to evaluate and deploy resources to meet established schedules
  • Must be able to coordinate/network with other Engineering teams to meet departmental objectives
  • Additional requirements as specified by department
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Master of Science in Engineering Management (preferred)
  • At least (7) years practical technical experience, including
  • 4 years of Supervisor I experience, or
  • 4 years of Lead Engineer experience

POSITION EXPECTATIONS:

  1. SAFETY: Follow E-ONE General Health & Safety Rules, ensure safe operating conditions within area of responsibility, and notify coworkers and supervisors of hazardous acts and conditions. Proper use of PPE; use only defect-free equipment. Promote safety in department. Use proper lifting techniques and overhead hoist when needed. Maintain clean and safe working environment in line with 5-S Philosophy. Participate in hazardous communication training and safety meetings.
  1. QUALITY: Responsible for the quality of work. This requires defect-free work and understanding of the requirements of the company’s quality system as it pertains to job duties and responsibilities. Must be able to check work to ensure conformance to process control instructions, specifications, and quality standards. Identify and segregate non-conforming product. Identify the need for and assist in initiating and implementing corrective and preventive actions when appropriate.
  1. FLEXIBILITY: Able and willing to work in other areas as needed. Must be flexible in taking lunch and breaks when workflow requires. Willing to work additional hours as necessary
  1. INITIATIVE: Actively participate in continuous improvement of products and processes to better serve customers and improve the overall profitability of E-ONE. Actively seek out work in other areas when current assignment is complete. Make suggestions for improving product quality, processes, safety, and company profitability.
  1. TEAMWORK: Positive working attitude toward other employees; be a team player. Work with others constructively and abide by company policies and procedures. Working together as a team for continuous improvement is vital to ensure the future of E-ONE and its employees. Teamwork will be required to be effective in daily production assignments as well as special improvement projects.
  1. CAREER DEVELOPMENT: Attend and participate in a variety of meetings, training programs, and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems, and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to changes to equipment or process, new developments, requirements, procedures, and policies
  1. LEADERSHIP: Lead the team, provide innovative thought leadership on strategies to grow market share, increase profitability, and meet long-term business goals.
  1. ACTION-ORIENTED: Enjoy working hard; is action-oriented and energetic; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seize more opportunities than others.
  1. CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: Step up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; read situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation.
  1. DEALING WITH AMBIGUITY: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  1. DRIVE FOR RESULTS: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job:

  • The employee is regularly required to stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and use a computer for extended periods of time.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40#’s.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and squat.

 

Work Environment:

  • Offices
  • Plant floor
  • Outdoors

 

Personal Protective Equipment Recommended and/or Required:

  • Safety glasses if walking in plant vicinity.
  • Earplugs if walking in plant vicinity.
  • Closed toed shoes required in the plant vicinity.

 

 

E-ONE is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and marketer of fire rescue vehicles with more than 23,000 vehicles in operation around the world. Headquartered in Ocala, Florida, E-ONE is the industry leader in product innovation, bringing new technologies to the market that exceed our customer’s expectations.

REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

 

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