Engineering Team Leader


Omaha, NE

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 45 days ago

  by    Greg Downs

Job Summary

The Engineering Team Leader reports to and works closely with the Engineering Manager to maximize productivity and quality, develop staffing, and improve processes.

The Engineering Team Leader is Responsible for leading the Material Handling team in product design.

It is expected that Engineering Team Leader will perform team leadership/management duties approx. 40% of the time and Engineering Design duties approx. 60% of the time.

Job Function and Responsibilities

Lead "Engineering to Order" (ETO) planning and scheduling for configured and custom products for customer orders for the team.

Lead the team in ETO Continuous Improvement Activities to improve lead time and quality on products.

Lead and mentor team members, share new engineering insights, and promote a positive team environment

Perform regular reviews of team members to drive individual performance improvement and align individual team member performance with business goals

Work with appropriate functional areas to understand the Voice of the Customer and verify product requirements and cost targets.

Work closely with Product Management, Sales, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, R&T, Technical Service, etc to deliver product designs which meet business requirements

Define and manage project schedules, resource planning, and key milestone deliverables, including potential scheduling conflicts and delays, and coordinate work activities among internal and external team members

Organize and lead project update presentations and design reviews

Work alongside the Engineering Manager to develop and execute the long term engineering strategy for the company.

Qualifications and Experience

6 to 10 years of experience of design/product engineering required

Team leadership experiencepreferred

Strong leadership skills.

Strong project management skills, including building project schedules, resourcing, tracking, and reporting status

Strong verbal and written communication skills, along with highly organized work habits, are essential

Strong time-management and creative problem solving skills

Ability to work in a deadline oriented, fast paced, and flexible environment

Good mechanical & technical aptitude with the ability to deliver innovative products

Solid Modeling Proficiency preferred (Creo a plus)

Experience with Design for Manufacturing for sheet metal production, machining, and assembly preferred

Experience in the Agricultural Industry a plus

Experience designing for agency certifications (UL, CSA, CE, etc.) a plus

Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


BS in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering, or a related technical field


$90K - $100K