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Manager - System Engineering

Company: Cameron Craig Group
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

MANAGER - SYSTEM ENGINEERING NEWPORT NEWS, VA SUMMARY OF THE MANAGER SYSTEM ENGINEERING: Our client, a developer of advanced heavy vehicle and mining technology, is looking for a Manager of System Engineering to develop next-generation controls technology for their products. In this role you will be responsible for a team developing products that meet required cost targets, technical specifications, and esnure projects are completed within the projected timelines. To do this, you will work with cross-functional teams and departments involving core team members for important project decisions and actions. This company is ideal for someone who wants to lead a team developing innovative controls technology, with the support and stability of a major player in the field.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MANAGER SYSTEM ENGINEERING: * Designs systems and controls; specifies equipment and components for systems, which include, but are not limited to low and high voltage electrical, hydraulic, and the various supporting subsystems. * Designs, develops, and evaluates logic specifications to support software development for control systems on mining equipment. * Creates and maintains specifications for truck components for use on new and existing mining equipment. * Researches and analyzes data such as customer design proposals, truck performance data, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application. * Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and within budget. * Directs engineering personnel in the design or fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products. * Develops applications of controls, instruments, and systems for new products and improvement of existing products. * Manages and/or conducts field testing for optimization of control. * Interfaces with other groups/disciplines to create specifications that outline control system software necessary for haul truck functions. * Works with Production Engineers to specify proper control components (PLCs, mobile computers, HMI, and other associated hardware). * Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks. * Works independently and as a team member with other engineers, designers, and production personnel or on ad hoc projects. * Forecasts department operating costs and contribute to the preparation of the budget. * Participates in Engineering Development Program. * Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of Systems Engineering team. * Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. * Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

QUALIFICATION OF THE MANAGER SYSTEM ENGINEERING: * A BS (MS preferred) in Engineering with 10+ years of experience developing technology for heavy equipment or vehicle systems. * 2+ years of experience managing an engineering team. * Knowledge of vehicle systems and the interaction between them, including drive systems, control systems, hydraulic systems, and mechanical systems. * Knowledge of electric drive systems as applied to mining equipment, in particular to the application of diesel-electric haul trucks, would be a plus. * Knowledge of Matlab and Simulink with the ability to use these tools to simulate and evaluate existing or proposed electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical system behavior. * Knowledge of Matlab and Simulink with the ability to use these tools to process and analyze field data to evaluate and report out on individual system and overall truck performance. * Working knowledge of functional safety principles for machines. Ability to read and write electrical and hydraulic schematics. * Knowledge of the design, specification, and utilization of PLC control on mobile equipment. * Working knowledge of communication networks and vehicle communication bus architecture. * Knowledge of communication protocols (ex. RS232, CANOpen, J1939, etc.). * Ability to write specifications that describe software function. * Knowledge of database software; E3 schematic software or equivalent; Microsoft Project Management software; and MS Office software. * Knowledge of MRP software as it relates to product Bill of Material (BOM) structure and inventory control is preferred. * Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures / manuals, schematics, part drawings, assembly drawings, component / system specifications and governmental regulations. * Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. * Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.

GENERAL COMPETENCIES OF THE MANAGER SYSTEM ENGINEERING: * Leadership: Builds organizational commitment; implements policies; manages employee performance; motivates team; and communicates. * Analytical Thinking: Breaks down problems and issues into components and analyzes the costs, benefits, opportunities, and risks associated with each alternative solution. * Cost Awareness: Strives to keep costs within budget, and makes manager aware when budget will be exceeded. Monitors revenues and/or expenses to ensure sound fiscal responsibilities. * Initiative: Works independently to solve problems, looks for opportunities to take on more responsibility. * Managing Multiple Priorities: Handles multiple assignments and priorities while fulfilling all commitments. * Continuous Self Improvement: Works toward developing new skills or enhancing existing skills, accepts new responsibilities and adapts to changes in procedures.

COMPENSATION OF THE MANAGER SYSTEM ENGINEERING: Salary Range- $140,000-160,000/year Location- Newport News, VA Type- Direct hire Travel- Minimal Relocation Assistance- Subject to review VISA Sponsorship- No, US Citizens or Green Card Holders only

Keywords: Cameron Craig Group, Newport News , Manager - System Engineering, Executive , Newport News, Virginia

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