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Engineering Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 2020.6.1.57
    • Job Location: Billerica, MA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 01, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Professionals and Managers
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Job Description:

  • Lead, mentor and build a mechanical engineering team capable of developing and delivering an electromechanical system, which meets laboratory automation standards

  • Directs mechanical engineering team and interact with software and controls, testing and electrical design teams to output high-quality products

  • Develop and document new products for laboratory automation under corporate quality management systems, policies and procedures.

  • Reviews technical product specifications and requirements and ensure mechanical designs meet product specifications

  • Contributes to the development milestones and devises robust and efficient plans for execution of development and testing

  • Continuous monitoring and controlling of the planned project and production costs for new product developments

  • Participate in design reviews that include ME, EE and SW engineers and ensure high quality design reviews with excellent documentation

  • Manage all necessary investigative work pertinent to designs including feasibility studies, research, and design of experiments to prove out product concepts

  • Review/analyze whether current products and processes comply with industry standards such as ISO 13485, and corporate Regulations and standards –including being audited to verify the quality of completed projects

  • Set expectations for performance, coach and manage for excellence, and develop future leaders

  • Monitor and evaluate new and emerging technologies in life science/ laboratory automation

Experience and Skills:

  • Above average B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar required with automation/ life science industry experience

  • 5-10+ years' experience while holding engineering leadership roles within the automation/ life science industry

  • Proven track record of launching complex automation projects involving multinational/multicultural R&D teams

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment

  • Analytical, creative thinker, ability to solve problems.

  • Experience with the design and prototyping of parts/assemblies using CAD systems

  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes such as 3D printing, machining, injection molding, etc.

  • Experience working in a regulated environment (ISO/ FDA).

  • Can show proven success in an atmosphere with varying amounts of ambiguity, but still able to set and deliver on plans with proven processes.

  • Excellent communication and collaborative experience with global cross functional teams.

  • Effective organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to drive consensus at levels (parallel, upwards, and downwards) in a complex organization, and drive execution based on decision.

  • Highly self-motivated and energetic. Able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Goal oriented methods of work, overall mindset of moving company forward.

  • Require up to 25% travel, including international


Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster