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Associate Engineering Manager

Company: Rheem Manufacturing Company
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

The Associate Engineering Manager will be responsible for the leadership and development of product engineering teams in new product development & innovation, sustaining engineering, and cost improvement programs. Directly interfaces cross-functionally with Product Management, Manufacturing, Sourcing, and other key functional areas to foster alignment and support of the strategic initiatives of the business. Performs a key part in developing and applying basic product development, innovation, and lean processes. Develops, broadens, enhances organizational capabilities, enhancement of partnerships with suppliers, and engages with external organizations as well as across different divisions. Supervise and direct planning, budgeting, and assignment of personnel.


Develop a robust pipeline of innovative new products based on strong VOC understanding of customer applications and supplemented by working knowledge of core technology

Leading development and ensure accuracy of all specifications, models, and drawings

Management of Bills of Materials, Engineering Change Notifications, and Engineering Change Requests to products using disciplined documentation management within SolidWorks and Aras platform

Responsible to ensure all engineering work is accurate, timely, and financially supportive of business strategies and objectives

Collaborates to secure alignment with Manufacturing, Sourcing, Product Management and related functional areas to ensure KPIs are consistently met or exceeded

Acts proactively as a working manager in all duties, responsibilities of engineering subordinates and engagements

Establish and maintain a liaison with industry associations, regulatory agencies, and suppliers for the betterment of our industry standing, proactive leadership in the representing the company on proposed regulations and remain abreast of technological advancements within the industry and related adjacencies

Providing leadership, coaching, staff development and day-to-day direction of engineering team subordinate members to ensure operational excellence

Periodically review nonexempt and exempt employees and recommend for merit, career promotions, and/or recognitions of accomplishments

Translate company strategies into cascade of SMART goals while also supporting the professional development of personnel, maintenance and improvements of costs, and control of quality and quantity of work of employees

Must Haves:

Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Mechanical Engineering or Graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering

5+ years of experience, in design and manufacturing of commercial appliances with demonstrated ability to manage multiple product development projects.

Exemplary track record of high impact contributions both as an individual engineer and in a project management capacity (integrating team members across business functions)

Ability to manage and execute multiple large-scale projects simultaneously, dynamically adjusting priorities to meet changing business needs

Working knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) in SolidWorks and ARAS PLM tools

Knowledge of DFM, DOE, DFMEA, DFE, certification and Code testing

Working knowledge of materials, assembly line processes and fabrication equipment

Experience in regulatory certifications, agency interactions, business operating software (i.e., Oracle), and project cost management/analysis

Visionary, forward thinking with energy and drive to succeed


Graduate Degree in Engineering or Business oriented post-secondary education

Progressive experience in industry evidenced by increasingly complex projects, growth in responsibilities and successfully taking on new challenges

Keywords: Rheem Manufacturing Company, Montgomery , Associate Engineering Manager, Other , Montgomery, Alabama

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