Vice President of Engineering & Quality


Humble, TX

Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified


8 - 10 years

Posted 388 days ago

  by    Benjamin Workman

Houston, TX

Role and Responsibilities

  • Achieve engineering and quality objectives through direct subordinates and team while maintaining a hands-on role in day-to-day monitoring of activities and providing guidance as necessary
  • Partake in formulating and administering company strategy and initiatives and developing long-range goals and objectives in support of the same
  • Develop engineering and quality strategies and goals to support overall company business strategy and initiatives.
  • Develop and implement programs for standardization of processes, cost reduction, and continuous improvement in collaboration with other organizational leaders.
  • Review activities, costs, and outcomes to determine department progress toward stated goals and objectives. Assure the regular collection and analysis of costs at appropriate organizational levels.
  • Take active part in company-level budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Develop customer relationships and interact with customer clients in areas of responsibility.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with leaders of other functional teams to ensure resource provisions are in line with current operational priorities and organization goals
  • Suggest and execute capital projects aligned with business goals and strategic plan
  • Develop team, mentor, and coach all direct staff. Help develop organizational capacity and build future leaders for the organization

Education and Experience

  • Bachelordegree in an engineering or business-related discipline. Advanced degree is favored.
  • 15+ years of increasingly challenging and responsibleexperience in industrial services or manufacturing operations; experience in reverse logistics or electronics repair depot strongly preferred
  • 10+ years in management roles, including leadership of other management team members

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strategic-minded and hands-on problem solver that encompasses integrity and leadership
  • Proven ability to effectively delegate and build a culture of accountability for results
  • Experience driving lean manufacturing, continuous process improvement, and/or six sigma initiatives
  • Proven ability to develop, lead and culturally drive an environment of high productivity and cost effectiveness
  • Demonstrated change agent in implementing Lean Manufacturing principles, ISO 9, TQM, Kaizen, and/or Six Sigma
  • High level of business acumen, including financial, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to deal effectively with people at all levels
  • Ability to consolidate operational details and effectively communicate to high-level stakeholders

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelors


  • Quality Management: 10 years
  • Engineering: 8years
  • Lean Manufacturing: 5 years