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Global Director of Engineering

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
12 Sep 2022
Our client, located in Oklahoma City, OK is a world leader in manufacturing and makes thousands of mission-critical products used in everyday lives. We are seeking a Global Director of Engineering to join the team in a new state-of-the- art facility. You will be a key member of the to the senior leadership team and are responsible for providing guidance, oversight, and strategically leveraging our global team to innovate the technical products of the business.

This is an On-Site position!
  • Top salary, Bonus, Benefits, and Amazing Leadership!

Technical Overview

In collaboration with the team, you'll develop the strategic plan for the businesses and establish a robust new product development (NPD) and product improvement processes to deliver and enhance solutions that are relevant and superior for our customers.

Leadership & Collaboration Overview

You'll be responsible for building a world class engineering organization across the business, as well as a network of external engineering consultants. You'll lead a team of technical experts to coordinate all engineering activities for the business.

As a member of the staff, you'll be involved in high level strategic decisions, and you'll collaborate with other business functions including Product Management, Quality, Tech Support, Sales and Marketing, and Operations.

  • Provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring for NPD and Sustaining engineering teams to develop innovative designs that meets all requirements of performance, reliability, safety, cost and manufacturability.
  • Analyze the market environment against the our product line and be able to identify gaps and opportunities to provide solutions for our customers' needs and challenges.
  • Drive product line growth in terms of breadth and depth of capabilities in product design as well as adjacent technology areas
  • Responsible for the implementation of strategic actions related to identified strategic focus areas.
  • Work directly with stakeholders to deliver high quality products and solutions. Align with other functional leadership of business to develop plans to meet overall business growth, revenue and cost targets.
  • Gain familiarity with and provide oversight to ongoing engineering projects. Understand and evaluate business needs and requirements in order to provide innovative, competitive solutions which provide value to our customers.
  • Act as a senior technical representative at events and meetings with major customers, suppliers and trade organizations.
  • Establish a complementary network of external knowledge consultants and development capability to build an overall Variable Engineering model for the Energy Group business units.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, or related area
  • Minimum of seven (7) years managing an engineering function in a high-tech, lean manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with global teams and cross-functionally
  • Demonstrated experiences in leading product development (NPD), Product Cost Out and Sustaining Engineering
  • Demonstrated experiences with Manufacturing process, Customer interface, Continuous improvement methodologies

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  • Job Reference: 710020563-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tential Solutions
  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Salary: On Application