Engineering Manager

Confidential Company  •  Columbus, OH

5 - 7 years experience  •  Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/17/17 by Amanda Simons
Columbus, OH
5 - 7 years experience
Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/17/17 by Amanda Simons

Rogue Fitness is the leading provider of American made strength & conditioning equipment and the official equipment supplier for the CrossFit Games. Our products are designed, manufactured and distributed in Columbus, Ohio.

Rogue Fitness is looking for an Engineering Manager to join our team at our new manufacturing facility in Columbus, Ohio.

Team Member Expectations: Our values are very simple; we all work together to get the job done and won’t stop until we have reached our goals. We move fast and skip the bureaucracy with the understanding that we need talented people to allow this to happen. Expect to juggle many different facets of manufacturing while maintaining what we have already built.   

Position Description:Responsible for enabling Manufacturing and Distribution to function as safely and efficiently as possible. Leads the Engineering team, and is responsible for engineering metrics, talent identification, hiring, development, and growing engineering capabilities within Rogue. This position is responsible for all aspects of engineering except product design.


  • Identify, prioritize, manage, and deliver safety, quality, efficiency, and capacity projects in the Manufacturing Plant and Distribution Warehouse; report against P&L improvements for specific initiatives.

    • E.g., Procure quotes and equipment from vendors to eliminate waste and improve bottom line performance.

    • E.g., Investigate quality misses, ensure quality compliance, and assist in Root Cause, Corrective and Preventative Action.

    • E.g., Implement new manufacturing technologies and ensure proper deployment in the Manufacturing Plant and Distribution Warehouse.

  • Make recommendations to leadership around Manufacturing Plant and Warehouse safety, quality, efficiency, and capacity.

  • Assess needs of the organization and identify, hire, manage, and develop Engineering team.

  • Develop and manage Manufacturing, Warehouse, and Engineering processes to ensure consistent and scalable execution, as well as allowing company to grow at a very fast rate.

  • Establish and own metrics for the Engineering organization.

  • Collaborate with other departments to resolve systemic issues and improve Manufacturing and Distribution performance.


  • Engineeringexperience in a Manufacturing environment.

  • Bachelor's Degree (Engineering).

  • Graduate Degree (Engineering or MBA).

  • Solid foundation in superior safety and quality practices.

  • 5+ years’ Engineering Management experience (preferred)

  • Lean SS experience (preferred).

Rogue Fitness offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including: competitive compensation, bonus plans, paid time off (Paid Time Off, Holidays & Personal Days), insurance packages for Health, Dental, Life and 401k retirement plans.

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