Engineering Manager

Madison, WI 53701

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: Ca393382831 Compensation: $125000 / year

Job Description

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.


Title: Engineering Manager


Location: Madison, WI 53701


Hire Type: Direct Hire


Job Summary:

  • Manage and develop the engineering team.
  • Take ownership of the process from quotation stage to delivery.
  • Evaluate and improve processes to achieve market leading lead times.
  • Close cooperation with material planning and production planning to ensure deliveries have a high on-time delivery.
  • Provide timely and accurate technical support to assembly.
  • Establish local vendors to reduce stock, manage costs, and improve lead times.
  • Support the Service and Aftermarket team in analyzing service cases.
  • Implement process to ensure timely quotations and timely technical customer and sales support.
  • Support the Production Supervisor to continuously reevaluate and plan to ensure sufficient capabilities and capacities exist to grow the business for production, service, and support.
  • Report monthly sales, bookings, quotes, on-time delivery, overall lead time, and other process performance measurements.
  • Identify market trends and analyze competitors (portfolio, strengths, and weaknesses).
  • Identify markets and applications with growth potential.
  • Development of an engineering/drafting function that quickly provides accurate technical assistance, drawings, and order entry assistance when needed.
  • Create processes and controls to ensure that all policies are implemented and enforced.
  • Conduct direct customer and sales calls.
  • Maintain a high level of ethics in customer dealings and protect the interests of the company in any dealings and transactions entered.
  • Train and mentor team members and supporting staff.
  • Conduct performance reviews for team members.


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 Year Engineering Degree (Preferred: Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering)
  • About a minimum of 5 years of applicable industry experience. 3 to 5 years of management experience is also preferred and a high level of understanding of industrial gearboxes.


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

Sabrina Herrera

Sabrina Herrera is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with a knack for establishing genuine connections with candidates and continuously expanding her expertise in various roles and industries. With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and an impressive 15-year journey in the recruiting arena, Sabrina has become a respected figure in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter, Sabrina's ability to build strong relationships with candidates sets her apart. She values the opportunity to understand each individual's unique strengths, aspirations, and career goals, ensuring she can guide them toward the most suitable and fulfilling opportunities.

Having spent 15 years in the recruiting domain, Sabrina's experience spans diverse industries and roles. She embraces the challenges of exploring new fields, consistently striving to expand her knowledge and expertise. Her dedication to continuous learning allows her to stay at the forefront of emerging trends and best practices in the recruitment landscape.

Sabrina advises fellow professionals to cultivate a curious mindset and actively seek new challenges and projects that push the boundaries of their abilities. Embracing the unknown and venturing into uncharted territories can lead to personal and professional growth, ultimately elevating one's effectiveness in the field of recruitment.

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