Engineering Manager

Itasca, IL 60143

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Executive/ Management Job Number: Na722521622 Compensation: $150000-160000 / year

Job Description

Title: Engineering Manager

Location: Itasca, IL 

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Duties:
  • Makes specific personnel assignments to support completion of programs, e.g. technical studies, preparation of specifications and technical plans, product design, and testing, etc.
  • Ensures product conformance to sound engineering principles and practice, applicable industry, government, and customer requirements and related specifications; demonstrates same by detailed analysis and/or test as required.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest technology developments to ensure the company sees available opportunities for technical improvements in products and services, and/or cost reductions.
  • Evaluates and approves proposed design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Evaluates tools and techniques for applicability to engineering department function, makes recommendations and justifies expenditures for tools, equipment and training to improve department operation and efficiency, e.g. computer hardware/software, test equipment, and personnel training.
  • Assists other members of the leadership team in preparation of department budgets, and controls expenditures within budget limits.
  • Prepares and presents periodic progress and special reports as required.
  • Develop, implement and maintain formalized project scheduling and control procedures for engineering projects.

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering minimum
  • 7+ years of engineering design experience
  • Solid understanding of engineering mechanics, fluid management and pneumatics
  • 3D/CAD Solid Modeling - CREO with Windchill is preferred 
  • Understanding of valve design 
  • Experience in all aspects of product development from prototype through production
  • Experience interfacing with customers
  • Able to develop project scopes and timelines

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Erik Butzen
Technical Recruiter

Erik Butzen is a skilled and compassionate Senior Recruiter passionate about empowering individuals to advance in their careers. With two years of dedicated service at Sterling, Erik has already significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Having honed his expertise over five years in the field of recruiting, Erik possesses a deep understanding of the industry's intricacies. His journey began with the desire to assist individuals in finding opportunities that would propel their professional growth forward.

As a Senior Recruiter, Erik takes great pride in his ability to help people make meaningful advancements in their careers. Whether it's guiding a candidate through the interview process, providing valuable insights into the job market, or matching the right talent with the perfect role, Erik is committed to positively impacting the lives of those he interacts with.

One of Erik's most valuable pieces of advice to both hiring managers and fellow recruiters is to ask a lot of questions. Understanding the needs and expectations of both candidates and employers is essential to finding the best fit for both parties.

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