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Engineering Manager

Company: Riverside Machine & Engineering
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

The success of every organization depends on skilled, confident and compassionate leaders. Great managers aren't just ready for the next challenge, they're eager for it. If you thrive on establishing department objectives, setting department goals and encouraging the growth of a staff skilled in tooling and manufacturing methods and processes, then a career at Riverside is the precise fit for you.


Describe the basic function of the job; the reason the job exists.

The Engineering Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the engineering team which includes design, development, qualification, planning, programming, manufacturing engineering and transition of new product to manufacturing.


This position may participate in one or more of the following duties as directed by supervision or management.

Establishes team objectives; sets department goals, schedules, and priorities.

Utilize and encourage growth of existing staff skilled in tooling, machining, design, manufacturing engineering, methods and processes, and cost estimating.

Improve existing, and develop new production processes, methods, automation and equipment for the purpose of increasing output or efficiency and reducing costs. Drives innovation.

Assist manufacturing operations in solving technical issues involving tooling, quality, and process problems affecting the daily operations of manufacturing processes.

Establishes and meets schedules for the introduction of new methods, new products or cost reductions. Oversee R&D and prototype projects.

Determine root cause of failures using statistical methods and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods, in cooperation with quality team resources.

Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing and Six Sigma to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, and cost effectiveness.

Collaborates with other departments to include Business Development, Quality, Sales, and Manufacturing.

Responsible for managing planners and the planning process; estimators and the estimating process.

Evaluate manufactured products according to internal and customer specifications and quality standards.

Assist in design layout of equipment or workspaces to achieve maximum efficiency.

Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.


Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or related field.

5-7 years' experience in manufacturing engineering; previous work in a medical device and / or aerospace environment desired. Contract manufacturing environment preferred. Minimum of 3 years previous supervisory experience; preferably in a manufacturing environment.

Experience working in a lean manufacturing environment, Six Sigma certification (Green or Black belt) ISO9000, AS9100; Experience with process flow layout and/or design.

Preference will be given to individuals with experience in Machine Tool, vacuum brazing,

Strong leadership skills including mentoring, motivating, developing engineering teams.


Proficient in product development process and development of manufacturing processes in a contract manufacturing environment.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Products

Capable of learning M1 Manufacturing Planning system.

Excellent communication skills.

Excellent ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt to shifting priorities.

Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills and the ability to think independently.

Organized, with an aptitude for manufacturing processes.

Able to work with and manage people in a professional manner.





Respect & Trust

Learning & Development





Exempt position
Metal Craft and Riverside are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

Keywords: Riverside Machine & Engineering, Eau Claire , Engineering Manager, Engineering , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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