United Technologies Corporation Engineering Manager in Ashland, Massachusetts

Job ID: 73181BR

City: Ashland

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Climate, Controls and Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls and Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Fire and Security Products (FSP) group at UTC Climate, Controls and Security is dedicated to providing product and technology designed to protect people and property. As a world leader, the Fire and Security Products group meets the security and safety needs of homes, businesses and industrial facilities by providing comprehensive security solutions spanning intrusion, access, video and fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, mechanical locking systems, fire alarm control panels, gas and flame detection, fire suppression systems and mass notification solutions. Notable brands within the group are Kidde, Firex, Badger, Fenwal, GST, Autronica, Marioff, Det-Tronics, Fireye, Edwards, Lenel, Interlogix, Supra, and Onity. The Gas Suppression and POG (GSPOG) business is a part of the Fire and Security Products division and provides comprehensive fire safety detection, suppression and controls solutions for high-hazard applications around the world.

DESCRIPTION:

The Engineering Manager for will be responsible for Suppression products at Kidde-Fenwal. This role is additionally responsible for communication within a shared engineering research and design center Connecticut. The Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in the areas of research and development, value engineering, Testing, Sustaining Engineering, and Agency within the Suppression products. This role reports directly to the Director of Engineering for Global Suppression and Global Controls

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish firm expectations for the team and provide leadership in managing multiple complex projects simultaneously.

  • Manage all engineering activities within a department including design, development, production and testing.

  • Manage and drive all necessary actions for obtaining and maintaining appropriate product certifications needed for industry purposes.

  • Drive sound engineering principles and practice to perform tasks relating to design, analysis, fabrication, modification and evaluation of mechanical parts, pressure vessels, valves, and various electro-mechanical systems.

  • Contributes to the development of standard work to improve department efficiency and effectiveness, as well as the creation of design guidelines.

  • Ensures timely and accurate execution of engineering change orders. Interacts with various agencies and agency related issues pertaining to new product, cost reduction and sustaining engineering activities.

  • Participates in DFMEA efforts on new product development activities as well as new designs that materialize due to introduction of new products, supplier issues, production issues, other brainstorming sessions and sustaining activities.

  • Lead new product development tasks, cost reduction projects and sustaining projects in a supportive team environment.

  • Develop, coach, mentor and manage staff.

  • Establish goals and objectives and develop measurable metrics to gauge achievement against goals.

  • Provide expertise and ongoing communication to Engineering, Quality, Product Safety, Product Management, Sales, Operations and Business Unit Leadership, in support of Business Unit and Company goals and objectives.

  • Interface with UTRC, and CCS Innovation and Technology group to identify and mature relevant technologies for product development.

  • Has responsibility for entire systems, projects, programs or operational unit across functional areas of department.

  • Accountable for budget, staffing, and/or business/operational results

  • Travel requirements: 15 percent

  • Drive Product Safety and DFMEA throughout the products|!

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • Master's degree in Engineering preferred

  • MBA degree preferred|

  • A minimum of five years of supervisory experience leading engineering and/or technical support teams.

  • Knowledge of Mechanical design, design evaluation rigor,

  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, able to organize and execute complex tasks, and communicate effectively in formal forums

  • Project management mindset with process rigor and discipline from previous work experiences.

  • Ideally the incumbent will come from the fire industry or have supreme knowledge of certification approval process for underwriters like FM, UL, NFPA and others.

  • 0-4 years experience in mechanical design of pressurized equipment, valves, seals, etc. preferably in the fire protection industry.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with test instruments and computer data acquisition.

  • Ability to create read and understand drawings and production process documentation.

  • Developed problem solving skills and identification of potential problems to mitigate.

Qualification: A minimum of five years of supervisory experience leading engineering and/or technical support teams.

  • Knowledge of Mechanical design, design evaluation rigor,

  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, able to organize and execute complex tasks, and communicate effectively in formal forums

  • Project management mindset with process rigor and discipline from previous work experiences.

  • Ideally the incumbent will come from the fire industry or have supreme knowledge of certification approval process for underwriters like FM, UL, NFPA and others.

  • 0-4 years experience in mechanical design of pressurized equipment, valves, seals, etc. preferably in the fire protection industry.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with test instruments and computer data acquisition.

  • Ability to create read and understand drawings and production process documentation.

  • Developed problem solving skills and identification of potential problems to mitigate.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • Master's degree in Engineering preferred

  • MBA degree preferred|

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.

Qualification:

A minimum of five years of supervisory experience leading engineering and/or technical support teams.

  • Knowledge of Mechanical design, design evaluation rigor,

  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, able to organize and execute complex tasks, and communicate effectively in formal forums

  • Project management mindset with process rigor and discipline from previous work experiences.

  • Ideally the incumbent will come from the fire industry or have supreme knowledge of certification approval process for underwriters like FM, UL, NFPA and others.

  • 0-4 years experience in mechanical design of pressurized equipment, valves, seals, etc. preferably in the fire protection industry.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with test instruments and computer data acquisition.

  • Ability to create read and understand drawings and production process documentation.

  • Developed problem solving skills and identification of potential problems to mitigate.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.