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Senior Director of Engineering

  • Topeka, KS, US
  • 2022-04-12

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About The Company:
Our client isn’t just any manufacturer – they’re at the pinnacle of innovation. With a commitment to pushing boundaries, they’re on the hunt for a visionary Senior Director of Engineering to lead one of their vibrant divisions.

The Opportunity:
As the Senior Director of Engineering for our client, you'll be more than a manager – you'll be a catalyst for change. Partnering with the organization's senior leadership, you'll craft an engineering strategy that’s in tune with overarching business goals. Here's your chance to redefine supply chains, champion factory automation, and synergize software with hardware expertise.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Engineering Vision and Strategy
    • Shape the future with an engineering strategy harmonizing with the business vision.
    • Delve deep into product intricacies, ensuring alignment with customer expectations and driving growth.
    • Pioneer groundbreaking technologies to elevate organizational operations.
  2. Product Innovation
    • Guide new products from concept to market, ensuring they meet the highest standards of innovation and functionality.
    • Instill a culture of relentless improvement, mentoring and leading the team.
  3. Engineering Management
    • Oversee the department’s daily operations, ensuring efficient resource allocation and prompt project completion. 
    • Cultivate strong partnerships with external technology experts and software development specialists.
  4. Cross-functional Collaboration
    • Collaborate seamlessly across the enterprise.

Required Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering
  • 15+ years mastering product development and management.
  • Fluency in mechanical, electro-mechanical, and software design.
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling tools, especially AutoCad.
  • A track record that speaks of punctuality, excellence, and innovation.

Manhattan, Kansas offers a unique blend of small-town charm with big-city amenities. A hub for innovation and education, thanks to Kansas State University, Manhattan thrives with a youthful energy and a forward-thinking approach to business. Its cost of living is more affordable than many urban areas, making it an attractive choice for professionals. The city boasts a rich tapestry of cultural events, local eateries, and outdoor activities, thanks to its proximity to the Flint Hills and Tuttle Creek Lake. Residents revel in a strong sense of community, low traffic, and an environment that’s safe for raising families. Relocation is provided.

A competitive base salary of $150k to $190k, determined by experience, is enhanced with a bonus, RSUs, and a strong benefits package.

Why Choose Our Client? 
Our client stands out as a great place for individuals looking to genuinely influence and shape the direction of their work. They actively minimize bureaucratic hurdles, fostering an environment where innovative ideas are welcomed and encouraged. The company offers a diverse range of opportunities, whether you’re looking to advance in your specific field or collaborate across different functions. More than just being a part of the team, they offer the chance to leave a lasting imprint on the company’s evolving story.

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As the executive search firm privileged to recruit for this position, we believe in matching exceptional talents with top-tier opportunities. If you have the ambition and the acumen to be a game-changer in manufacturing, apply for this opportunity now.