The Panther Group is looking for a Engineering Manager

    This position has overall engineering design and development responsibility for the division. You will work closely with the leadership team to develop strategy, lead continuous improvement efforts, and manage performance standards in building a best-in-class industry operation.

    You will…

    • Provide strategic development, guidance, direction and oversight to an engineering team to plan and coordinate daily activities, and meet performance expectations. Direct, plan, and implement policies and objectives to increase operations productivity and maximize return on investments. Provide mentorship and coaching to enhance individual and organizational technical knowledge and capabilities.
    • Develop and/or expand manufacturing processes and services to help the company scale and improve the overall value of the business.
    • Establish manufacturing / processing design standards - ensure compliance. Create, design, & source process equipment tooling, dies, & component handling devices.
    • Apply broad experience with manufacturing processes and controls; Demonstrate ability to architect and manage new process development / qualification activities.
    • Coordinate w/ Sales, Quality, Engineering, & Production to comprehend customer make-to-order quote requests & determine company ability to comply w/ customer specifications
      ��� Provide applications support to customers; facilitate audits and technical exchanges with customers. Conduct product validations on custom make-to-order requirements.
    • Security Clearance is a plus.

    Education / Work Experience Desired:

    • Engineering Degree is required (Mechanical, Electrical, materials science (i.e. metallurgy), and/or related chemistry)
    • Knowledge of SnPb & SAC305 solders, robotic hot solder dip processes. (this is a plus-not required)
    • 8+ years of experience in electronics, PCB Assembly or semiconductor assembly operations with demonstrated successive levels of managerial growth.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge and use of quality tools: DOE, PFMEA, SPC, etc.
    • Working knowledge of Solidworks and/or related engineering 3D design / CAD tools.
    • Management-level experience in a low volume/high mix build to print or contract manufacturing environment is a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop constructive, long-term customer and supplier relationships