EM22082 Software Control Engineering Manger

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 1/19/2023
Closing Date: 2/17/2023
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 # EM22082
Job Title Software Control Engineering Manager
Office Location Roanoke, VA
Business Function/Department Industrial Systems/Software Control Engineering
Sales Territory, if applicable N/A
General Role Description
Develop and maintain an engineering department capable of meeting Business Unit Mid-Range Plan commitments within a set of capital and human resources over a rolling 1-2 year period
Role Accountabilities
  • Build and lead a team of committed and capable employees to ensure successful engineering of products and systems delivered to clients
  • Create, implement and monitor a process for efficient resource assignments
  • Organize and allocate engineering resources to projects
  • Develop, monitor and manage team engineering capitalization budgets to meet business targets
  • Provide input for the development, implementation, and management of a process to acquire and monitor key information on engineering performance, such as, but not limited to, sales, costs, margin, quality, and schedules, as requested
  • Use project performance data to make or suggest necessary adjustments to ensure that sales and margins  on engineering projects meet business unit targets
  • Provide input for the development, implementation, and management of a process to provide status updates to business and functional units, and clients, and proactively recommend improvements, as requested
  • Provide input for the development of a process to track and measure quality and efficiency, as requested
  • Identify opportunities, initiate, and lead process improvement initiatives
  • 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 necessary knowledge and skills and are trained to meet current and future needs per the business unit (BU) Mid-Range Plan (MRP)
  • Cooperate with other functional groups and other group companies to ensure projects are executed successfully
  • Establish and maintain a pool of qualified 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
  • Identify and report capital and human resource limitations that present a risk to BU MRP commitments
  • Monitor and ensure compliance to BU engineering processes
  • Lead engineering integration teams working with global engineering resources
  • Provide individual contributions necessary to meet client and business commitments

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’s degree in electrical, mechanical, or computer engineering or related field or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • 2 years of design, commissioning, or system development experience in industrial control systems
  • 3 years of experience directing the work of engineers to accomplish business goals
  • 5 years technical leadership or technical management experience in any combination of the metals, material handling, paper, or related general industries
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of industrial computer equipment, programming languages, tools, architectures, and design concepts
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrated success managing financial results to plan in a manufacturing or industrial services business
  • Demonstrated experience in the review of commercial terms and technical requirements of contract documents to ensure that project requirements are met and that identified risks to the business are managed effectively.
  • 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 and Excel
  • Availability to travel, domestically and internationally, approximately 15%, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years’ crane or metals industry process or related work experience
  • 5 years’ commissioning experience
  • Demonstrated success leading local and remote teams to accomplish business goals
  • Proficiency with project scheduling tools and ERP system

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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