Engineering Team Leader


  • Deliver quality engineering solutions and drive installation of new equipment and upgrades through commissioning phase for on-time completion.
  • Installation, modification and maintenance of production equipment, testing and energy systems, measurement devices, communication devices and control devices.
  • Troubleshooting and correction of system malfunctions.
  • Participate in the design of mechanical systems for new, or modify existing, automated machinery to automate manufacturing processes.
  • Support the specification of some electrical components for custom automated industrial machines.
  • Establish technical manuals, drawings, models, training documentation, preventative maintenance plans and troubleshooting guides for newly established automated equipment/processes.
  • Manage project budgets and schedules and routinely report progress. Ability to self-direct on projects and tasks and the ability to manage a team.
  • Lead, advise, and train direct reports, junior engineers and apprentices.
  • Comply with all safety policies and regulations for equipment and personnel.
  • Monitor key performance indicators and targets and execute plans to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or technical school in Electrical, Mechanical or Automation Engineering; plus three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Siemens PLC experience desired (S7, TIA Portal). Automated packaging experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and ergonomic principles desired.
  • Must be familiar with 6-axis robot programming and machine vision principles.
  • Experience in project management, ideally in the manufacturing environment, is desired.
  • PMP certification is desired.

Desired Skills:

  • Read and interpret documents such as schematics, drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and metric system.
  • Compute rate, ratio and percent, and draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 (Microsoft Word document processing software, Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Visio);
  • Internet Explorer browser software; and Adobe Acrobat; proficiency in 3D CAD software and HMI programming as well as experience in Solidworks and SAP.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.