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Director Of Engineering

Company: Facture Product Development
Location: Seattle
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

We're looking for a Director of Engineering to work exclusively on an important client project. The Director of Engineering will oversee several initiatives from R&D, to manufacturing, to physical installation of machinery. The ideal candidate will have direct experience in product development and contract manufacturing. -
Core Responsibilities & Skills: -

  • Work with the client business to understand key product, process and business requirements
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary engineering team, consisting of, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, firmware and controls engineers
  • Oversee R&D efforts in collaboration with key business stakeholders and scientists
  • Instill a culture of continuous improvement and data-driven experimentation
  • Source, vet and select a contract manufacturing partner; and other third-party vendors
  • Manage relationship and execution with contract manufacturer from design through to manufacture, including handing off a detailed bill of materials
  • Work with client, architects, building engineers and third-parties to install machinery in client facilities
  • Oversee strategic long-term planning (technical selection, organizational structure, third party relationships, business requirements) and day-to-day tactical project management (prioritization, schedule creation, milestone definition and execution, deliverables management)
  • Proactive and clear communication with all client stakeholders, and third parties (technical and non-technical)
    Minimum qualifications: -
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, materials science, or a similar field
    • 5+ years in a technical management position or similar
    • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams through a phased product development lifecycle
    • Experience leading and partnering with vendors and contract manufacturers
    • Experience communicating technical information to non-experts, at all levels -
    • Experience working with CAD tools, such as Autodesk Fusion 360/Inventor/SolidWorks as well as rapid prototyping machines or services
      • Salary range: $150,000-200,000 depending on experience
      • Benefits: Equity in client business, medical, dental, and vision. Paid time off (PTO)

Keywords: Facture Product Development, Seattle , Director Of Engineering, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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