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Engineering Manager in State College at GPAC

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reports to the General Manager/Managing Director of the Company.

Interfaces with department managers within the company.


  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the Engineering department and team.
  • Will be responsible for all aspect of engineering
  • Institute 3D AutoCAD Inventor, or other, program for existing and future design documentation.
  • All technical publications
  • Provide production with manufacturing files including detailed and assembly drawings and instructions to meet committed scheduled delivery.
  • Works closely with Marketing and Sales departments to ensure a consistent offering to meet customers' needs.
  • Innovation of new product and technology via R&D program to anticipate customers' future needs.
  • Prepare the department's budget and manage accordingly to maintain within its budget deficiencies will exit and develop action plans to make corrections.
  • Set performance standards for the department and monitor its efficiency and make corrective changes where necessary to ensure standards are adhered to.
  • Track and report quality trends and quality improvement efforts.
  • Work with product development team to evaluate and select new products and vendors.
  • Work closely with our suppliers to coordinate all technical and product issues.
  • Work closely with Service department to resolve issues and make product improvement in those areas of concern through customer and service personnel feedback.
  • Work closely with production to reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Involvement in day to day engineering designs.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and competitive products through trade shows, field visits, etc.
  • Assist Marketing and Sales and Service departments with customers via plant and field visits, presentations and meetings.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design Engineering field or related combination of experience and education.
  • 5+ years of management experience in a manufacturing, product development, QA environment.
  • Experience in mobile construction, heavy equipment or mining industries. Rock drilling application knowledge preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of structural and heavy weldment design, stress analysis, and assemblies.
  • Strong knowledge of mobile hydraulics, components, controls, 24 VDC electrical, mechanical components and mechanisms, power and pneumatic systems.
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD Inventor 2d and 3d practices and design.
  • Must have knowledge of quality systems and processes.
  • Must have financial knowledge
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, with strong leadership and management skills with proven problem solving capability.


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