|Date Posted||July 30, 2022|
Job DetailsJob Location Atlanta, GA - Atlanta, GA
Calling all creatives, solvers, analysts, planners, doers, and visionaries!
East West Atlanta is looking to add a talented Senior Product Development Engineer (Mechanical Engineer) to our team in Atlanta, GA.
East West places emphasis on putting together the best team from Engineering and Manufacturing, Sales and Logistics, to Quality and Customer Support its people and core values set it apart. At East West, integrity is fundamental at every level of customer relationship and forms the backbone of its company culture. Treating customers, vendors, and local labor forces with dignity and respect is critical and promotes the highest level of product quality. East West has grown more than 20% annually since its founding and has been named one of Atlantas Fastest Growing Companies by Atlanta Business Chronicle multiple times.
East Wests New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineering group is a catalyst for growth by working hand in hand with customers, our Asian manufacturing facilities, and third-party suppliers to bring customers new products into production. The NPI group uses their collective engineering skills, customer focus, process discipline, and strong communication and collaboration skills to navigate development challenges and ensure good project outcomes.
This senior role in the NPI organization will split time between people management responsibilities and project technical leadership.
As a people manager you will lead and support a team of domestic and Chinese engineers to provide technical and professional guidance, ensure resourcing needs are met, and ensure good project outcomes. You will also build your team by creating and managing development plans and conducting quarterly performance reviews. As part of the NPI leadership team you will work with other engineering leaders to manage resources, develop process improvements, and communicate best practices across the group.
As an engineering lead you will use your experience, engineering knowledge, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills to provide technical leadership and champion projects through our NPI process. These high visibility projects will frequently involve critical customers, novel engineering challenges, and will require significant collaboration with internal and customer partners. This position will be based in Atlanta and report to the Director of New Product Introduction. A hybrid schedule of working in the office and working from home is allowed.
If you are looking for a dynamic role working with great people on a wide variety of interesting projects this position could be for you!
Technical Leadership 25%
New Product Introduction / Product Development Engineering 65%
Sales Support 10%
Up to 10% domestic and international travel may be required.
Required Technical Experience:
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the design and testing facilities. Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.