Senior Director of Engineering - #292198

Sanmina SCI

Date: 06/11/2021 18:01 PM

City: Huntsville, Alabama

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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Job Description

Job Description: Director of Engineering

Responsible for managing product design execution activities related to electrical and test engineering with the goal of achieving and maintaining the vision of providing an outstanding customer experience that enables manufacturing revenue, contributes to profitability and shareholder value, creates value for our customers and suppliers and creates competitive advantage that differentiates Sanmina.

The primary functional oversight responsibilities are:

  • Planning and collaboration with the technical sales and project management teams
  • Support technical sales activities, labs and associated equipment and resources
  • Manage design team execution
  • Work with the team and customers to resolve technical challenges as they arise
  • Ensure team compliance with quality processes
  • Ensure that designs are optimized for manufacturability
  • Ensure regulatory compliance
  • Ensure that design inputs are achieved in design outputs
  • Ensure that risk management practices are applied and executed
  • Manage resources to maintain schedule compliance
  • Manage product requirements with our customers
  • Oversee technical reviews
  • Ensure proper training and career growth of the team members
  • Ensure appropriate capabilities for current and new technologies and applications
  • Develop strategic packaged solutions that can benefit different customers through reuse
  • The successful candidate will have significant executive engineering management experience in the design and development field, and possess a solid and diversified technical/engineering knowledge base (Advanced degree in technical/engineering discipline desirable)
  • Additional experience in other areas (optics, fluidics, chemistry, etc.) a plus.
  • A portfolio of innovative successful design executions is expected
  • Manage a team of electrical engineers, test engineers and engineering technicians
  • Develop innovative product architecture solutions
  • Manage engineering resource allocation,

The successful candidate will possess the following interpersonal skills:

  • Highly effective communicator (business and technical)
  • Excellent customer relations experience and skills
  • Strong leadership and team building experience and skills
  • Strong motivational skills
  • Able to successfully manage a variety of concurrent efforts
  • Able to succeed in a high-velocity environment
  • Experienced in technical sales support
  • Consistent positive attitude that influences the team, partners and customers
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and approach
  • Focused on employee success and growth

Sanmina is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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