The Test Engineering Manager is responsible for managing a global product development test organization, consisting of individual contributors and managerial direct reports. In addition to managing departmental staff and budget, this person is also responsible for reviewing and enhancing global discipline processes, as well as acting as project sponsor for select NPI projects.
Departmental Manager responsibilities:
Prepare department budgets and develop organizational strategy & objectives
Provide day-day prioritization and technical guidance to direct reports
Assess staff performance on an ongoing basis & perform quarterly performance reviews
Provide career development for engineer and managerial staff members
Establish clear expectations, hold staff accountable, and incentivize proactive innovation and issue resolution to deliver products on time and within budget
Built strong team with culture of ownership and continuous improvement
Discipline Manager responsibilities:
Establish global discipline objectives
Identify and implement tools & processes to enhance organizational efficiency & ensure RAPL compliance
Project Sponsor responsibilities:
Establish annual project objectives and define resource requirements for assigned projects
Assist applicable project teams in developing budgets, schedules, and technology implementation plans
Provide an escalation point for assigned teams to assist with technical, resource, & financial issues
Assist the team in identifying and clearing project roadblocks
Provide updates to Sr Management on applicable departmental, project, or customer issues
Collaborate with PMO, Marketing, and peer discipline leaders to ensure efficient cross-BU collaboration
Manage assigned partner relationships
Network with ITD and RA Test organization leadership
Participate in applicable councils and technical groups deemed necessary by Director of Engineering
Perform global travel on as needed basis
Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO 9001, ISO l4000, etc.) as well as Rockwell/Rockwell Automation policies and procedures.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, or related Engineering degree.
5+ years of managing and leading product design or test teams
Familiarity with mechanical, electrical, & firmware disciplines & processes
Demonstrated ability to manage or lead a team through an entire project lifecycle
Demonstrated ability to partner across discipline and organizational boundaries to develop and execute project plans
Rockwell Automation will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. No sponsorship is being offered with this role.
Post-graduate work in an applicable technical or managerial field is desirable.
Knowledge of Hardware and Firmware test automation tools & processes
Knowledge of Industrial Components, industrial communication protocols, motor control & protection, energy metering, & Logix controllers
Knowledge of applicable Industrial Component IEC & UL standards and related test sequences & requirements
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
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Internal Number: R21-3606
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