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2599 Engineering Team Lead Day

Company: Warn Industries
Location: Clackamas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Warn Industries believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the individual nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.Position Summary:Engineering Team Lead provides project leadership to engineers and other technical team members in the activity of ideation, design engineering, and product development in support of planned revenue and margin growth. Possessing strong project leadership skills, exceptional technical capability, and demonstrated teamwork, the Engineering Team Lead may participate in establishing a business vision, strategy, and direct involvement in WARN's phase-gate product development process (or customer-specific process), which translates into products and execution consistent with Warn's core values and procedures. The Engineering Team Lead is accountable to the assigned Engineering Manager, Director of Engineering or VP of Engineering for all engineering matters related to the Engineering Team Lead's assigned business.The Engineering Team Lead must be a coach and a mentor, not a directive controller. They must demonstrate the ability to break down and delegate tasks to leverage the full capacity of the engineering team. Accountability for team performance resides with the Engineering Team Lead and s/he must accomplish team objectives through leadership, execution, and team member development. The Engineering Team Lead is an integral part of project execution within their team, often personally performing critical engineering tasks required for successful fulfillment of customer and technology requirements. Working with minimal or no direction applies extensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignment and related fieldsAs an Engineering Team Lead at Warn, you would be instrumental in collaborating with our army of Engineers, with a proven track record receiving global recognition and customer satisfaction. You would assist in the design and manufacturing of the #1 trusted brand of Winches with over 182 patents, 17 SEMA Global Media Awards and 4 SEMA Best New Product Awards in 2020. Speaking of 2020, Warn Industries didn't lay off a single person during the Pandemic. We provide a stable work environment experiencing unprecedented growth and opportunity for our customers, shareholders and employees. Start your own adventure by applying today, and find out for yourself why Warn Industries is a great place to work.Essential Functions:1. Directs the efforts of other engineers and team members to assure successful project completion. Ensures engineering work complies with WARN standards, meets requirements of product specifications and captures critical to quality (CTQ) requirements including performance and cost.2. Identifies and manages design-related project risks to better insure project success. Risk reduction may involve negotiation of project scope, application of additional resources, early concept testing and evaluation of customer product use. Works with the larger team to manage and mitigate risks project wide.3. In association with the Engineering Manager, Director of Engineering or VP of Engineering, participates in the development and maintenance of budgets, provides estimations of workload and personnel needs; schedules and assigns work within team to meet customer requirements.4. Serves as a mentor and coach to engineers, providing the necessary guidance to help them perform in their roles as well as grow in their careers. Provides regular coaching sessions during projects to ensure goals and milestones are met.5. In association with the Engineering Manager, Director of Engineering or VP of Engineering, develops and maintains team member development and performance records in order to provide personal growth and enhance team capabilities.6. May be assigned project responsibility for projects involving tooling budgets up to $2,000,000 and potential annual sales of up to $50,000,000.7. May coordinate multiple small projects or several large projects simultaneously.8. In support of project effort tracking, Engineering Team Lead will review and monitor project time logs filled out by team members.9. In coordination with their Leader, the Engineering Team Lead is responsible for timely completion of all schedule-related activities assigned to his/her team, adjusting work plans as necessary. This work supports the larger effort of the Project Manager role.10. May manage projects within the team, between internal teams, and projects in support of customer expectations and new product development.11. Ensure collaborative and productive coordination with other WARN functional groups, suppliers, and customers.12. Creates a positive work environment for all team members. 13. May lead continuous process improvement and problem-solving activities as necessary. May also problem-solve individually as job duties require.14. Works to provide appropriate resources and direction for his/her assigned Engineering Team members and to resolve any problems or obstacles that may confront them.15. Helps to promote seamless integration with cross-functional departments to ensure project and technology programs are properly supported.16. Supports efforts ensuring critical metrics are being continuously improved, including customer CTQ fulfillment, project on-time performance, and engineering quality.17. May be responsible for customer contact on broad issues, interfacing with the customer's engineers and management.18. Hands-on work on shop floor as job requires.19. Work safely and without injury.20. Travel time up to 20% as required.21. Responsible for prompt and regular attendance as scheduled.22. Accountable for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in assigned area. Responsible for design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, including a self-assessment and report to management.23. Accountable for developing and monitoring processes and practices necessary for legal and ethical compliance in assigned areas.Required Education and/or Experience:1. Bachelor of Science degree (Engineering or other Technical focus preferred).2. Six or more years of hands-on engineering or product design and development encompassing all phases from concept realization through prototype build, evaluation and volume production implementation.3. Four or more years' experience in a high volume, manufacturing environment is preferred.4. Two or more years of mentoring or similar leadership experience.5. Preferred: PMI certified or equivalent PMBOK training certificate with application experience.6. Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration or Management.Required Qualifications:Product design and development experience of high volume consumer products.Demonstrated team and project leadership experience is required.Must be skilled in the facilitation of all activities necessary to a project's completion.Working knowledge of CAD programs - preferably NX.Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook).Working knowledge of Warn Industries Quality Tools (SPC, GDT, FMEA, DFA/M, etc.).Working knowledge of FEA (finite element analysis) preferred.Working knowledge of common tooled production part manufacturing methods (die casting, injection molding, powder metal, etc.).Working knowledge of common rapid prototyping techniques preferred.Ability to work with minimal supervision.Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, customers and visitors.Ability to effectively problem-solve and lead problem-solving activities.Ability to establish and execute work plans based on the results of strategic planning and input from upper management.Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.Ability to facilitate activities necessary to a project's completion.Must be enthusiastic about adopting Warn's Core Values - Never Compromise Trust, Honesty, Partner with Customers, Commitment, Teamwork, Personal Development, Lead by Example.Must have history of impeccable integrity, ethics and fair play.Language Skills:Ability to read, write, verbalize and comprehend instructions and correspondence in English. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to customers, clients, and other team members. Conflict resolution. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and customer service skills.Mathematical Skills:Must have mathematical skills equivalent to those required under degree requirements.Physical and Visual Activities:Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, feeling, acuity-far, acuity-near, depth perception and field of vision. See all colors. Frequently communicate with employees and customers. Must be able to exchange accurate information. Frequently move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, attend meetings, etc. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.Physical Demands:May require a combination of sitting, standing, and walking. May require lifting up to 50 pounds with assistance. May travel by phone and/or car.Environment/Atmospheric Conditions:This position is performed in an office environment. May be necessary to work in a shop environment as job duties require. May be exposed to loud operating machinery, cold temperatures, chemicals, and vapors.Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:Personal computer, fax machine, copy machine, Visa machine, other office equipment, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint Man minimally operate shop equipment such as assembly presses, manual and CNC machines, basic hand tools.The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties may be assigned.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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