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Global Sr Mgr of Controls Engineering in Toledo, OH at Carlisle Fluid Technologies

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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    Toledo, OH
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Job Description

The Global Senior Manager of Controls Engineering will provide overall leadership, guidance, and direction to the global controls team engaged in the design and development of finishing equipment. Such Finishing equipment is used for the transportation industry, general industrial, and automotive refinishing markets. The leader will drive the integration of product and systems controls engineering teams to effectively leverage global resources to deliver innovative customer focused solutions while assuring all key performance goals are met. The controls team consists of hardware, software, and electrical engineers located in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. This position will be located in Toledo, OH and report directly to the Global R&D Director.

Essential Functions

• Drive transformation of current regionalized controls organization to one focused on customer needs, business expansion, and profitable growth globally
• Translate overall R&D strategy and goals to the department level to deliver effective day-to-day guidance and execution
• Collaborate with key leaders to define a global controls strategy and outline key initiatives to develop technologies, products, and manufacturing methods to support the strategy
• In conjunction with Product Management and Marketing, drive the identification of customer focused product solutions by translating market trends, customer feedback, and competitive information into new product development projects delivering a clear value proposition and competitive advantage
• Utilize disciplined Lean/Six Sigma and project management disciplines to improve efficiency, consistency, and synergy throughout the global controls engineering team in collaboration with the global R&D team and other functions
• Ensure compliance and quality through documentation management, engineering drawings, and change control, and support development or improvement of engineering processes and tools
• Manage resource allocation aligned with project priorities and timelines
• Foster a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration to deliver improved engineering excellence, effectiveness, and efficiency
• Provide technical guidance and mentorship to engineering personnel to enable practical, efficient, and cost-effective designs
• Recruit, mentor, develop, and engage talent, ensuring team capabilities and skill sets are aligned with the current and future portfolio needs while effectively leveraging global engineering skills and resources

Minimum Qualification

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
• Ten or more years of engineering experience in a manufacturing setting
• Firm understanding of hardware development cycle, from concept to production, including experience with microcontrollers, analog circuits, digital circuits, power circuits, networks, sensors, and software
• In-depth understanding of the design, development, construction, and characteristics of electrical components
• Strong systems engineering skills (requirements flow-down, traceability, verification)
• Experience with PPAP and problem-solving processes and tools
• Demonstrated ability to manage global resource planning and teams in a matrixed organization with a minimum of 7 years of progressive management experience
• Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities to create and lead an environment where global, cross-functional collaboration is encouraged
• Excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural, and communication skills
• Capability to develop assigned personnel

Preferred Qualification

• Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
• Demonstrated competency applying lean/Six Sigma tools
• Proficient in software applications specific to position requirements Experience with PLC
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