EM20030 Field Engineering Manager

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 3/11/2020
Closing Date: 4/17/2020
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry. https://www.tmeic.com/

Job Description
Job #EM20030
Job TitleField Engineering ManagerOffice LocationRoanoke, VA
Business/DepartmentEnergy & Infrastructure SolutionsSales Territory, if applicableN/A
General Role Description
Develop and maintain a field engineering organization to meet Mid Range Plan (MRP) commitments within a set of capital and human resources on a rolling 2 year time horizon
Role Accountabilities
  • Build and lead a team of committed and capable employees to ensure successful commissioning of products and systems delivered to clients
  • Create, implement, and monitor a process for efficient resource assignments for commissioning work on projects
  • Develop, monitor and manage engineering capitalization budgets to meet business targets
  • Prepare commissioning cost estimates in support of the sales team
  • Develop, implement, and manage a process to acquire and monitor key information on project performance, such as, but not limited to, sales, costs, margin and schedules
  • Use performance data to make or suggest necessary adjustments to ensure that sales and margins targets are achieved
  • Develop, implement, and manage a process to provide project status updates to business and functional units, and clients and proactively recommend improvements
  • Develop a process to track and measure organizational operational quality and efficiency
  • Identify opportunities, initiate and lead process improvement initiatives in the organization
  • Define and implement a process to monitor skill base within the team
  • Monitor skill base within the team and report opportunities for skills improvement to immediate manager
  • Ensure skills database is accurate and current
  • Ensure team members possess the knowledge and are trained to meet current and future needs per the business unit (BU) MRP
  • Cooperate with other functional groups and other group companies to ensure projects are executed successfully
  • Establish and maintain a pool of contract engineers to meet current and future needs per the BU MRP
  • Ensure client issues are resolved, at job site if necessary.  Escalate to appropriate management as needed

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Manager Accountabilities
  • Build and lead a team of committed and capable employees
  • Plan for, appropriately assign, resource, and integrate the work of the team
  • Lead, expect, and implement continuous improvement
  • Own the output of the team
  • Ensure team members fulfill functional and general employee accountabilities
  • Exercise effective managerial leadership to include
  • Two-way managerial team working
  • Fair and just treatment of direct reports
  • Context setting
  • Planning
  • Task assignment
  • Ongoing performance management
  • Coaching
  • Selection and orientation
  • De-selection and dismissal

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical or Computer Engineering or related field or equivalent via education and/or experience
  • 5 years of technical or technical management experience in any combination of the metals, material handling, paper, or related general industries
  • 2 years of program/project management, engineering management, or other related management experience
  • 2 years of experience specifying, designing and/or commissioning electrical and automation systems for metals, material handling, paper, or general industries
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrated success leading teams to accomplish business goals
  • Demonstrated success managing financial results to plan in a manufacturing or industrial services business
  • Experience in the review of commercial terms and conditions of large value services contracts to ensure risk to business is at acceptable levels
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, MS Projects and an ERP business system
  • Availability to travel, domestically and internationally, approximately 20%, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated success leading remotely located teams
  • Demonstrated success developing and managing supervisors
  • Proficiency in Oracle

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  https://www.tmeic.com/.  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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