Software Engineering Manager

Marquardt Switches - Rochester Hills, MI3.6

30+ days ago
Marquardt Switches, Inc. is a global leader in the field of electro-mechanical and electronic switches, controls and switching systems for automobiles, trucks, off-road vehicles, power tools, household appliances and industrial applications. Since 1925, Marquardt has been growing, innovating, and enhancing the experience of operating automobiles and appliances all over the globe with over 10,000 employees operating in 19 global locations. Visit our website at to learn more.

Software Engineering Manager at Marquardt Switches, Inc.:
The Software Engineering Manager is responsible for providing leadership and supervision of engineering staff to achieve objectives of output and quality, and to ensure compliance with company policies. This position also entails planning team strategies and team development and serves as the final authority for decision making within the engineering team.

Essential Responsibilities:
Oversee multiple projects and ensure project timing is maintained.
Allocate resources as necessary to ensure success for all business requirements.
Develop resource plans and ensure that organization has sufficient time to react to insufficient resources.
Ensure that team members have all the necessary equipment, tools and support to perform tasks successfully.
Ensure developed plans are followed and maintained until completion.
Manage interfaces between the engineering team and other teams in the company to ensure smooth and effective relationships.
Identify training needed by the team and the priority it will be conducted; ensure training effectiveness.
Recognize problems early before they constrain project teams.
Make decisions with little or no support and ensure correct result for project team and company.
Make technical decisions when team cannot reach agreement.
Serve as a professional example for others to follow by being diplomatic and able to communicate effectively within the Marquardt organization.
Ensure proper implementation of company policies and procedures.
Track and maintain all project hours spent by the engineering team.
Track and develop KPIs for the team and communicate regularly the status of such items.
Objectively evaluate team performance and develop resources by conducting quarterly performance reviews and an annual review in accordance to company policy.
Support quoting of new business, this is not limited to only design; can include designing under time constraints in a cost effective and correct manner with close collaboration of cross functional teams locally and globally.
Maintain complete software theory knowledge; learn new theory when the business or customer requires.
Have complete understanding of software specifications for multiple customers. Be capable of supporting testing and offer solutions to identified problems.

Required Qualifications for this role include:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a technical field; Master’s Degree preferred.
5+ years of experience in software design and development, preferably in the automotive industry, with an expert understanding of software design and development processes.
Experience managing and leading teams with advanced management skills in planning and organization, decision making, and problem solving.
Complete understanding of the PPAP Process and capability of performing reviews and releasing documents within the quality organization.
Advanced technical knowledge with the ability to communicate on a technical level with a global electrical team.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior management, customers, and employees.
Advanced verbal communication skills, including group presentation.
Ability to prepare complex written reports and other documents.
Ability to comprehend complex verbal and written instructions.

Ability to travel both domestically and internationally as needed required.

Supervisor Responsibility:
This position supervises engineering staff in the software department.

Physical Demands:
Ability to sit for extended periods.
Ability to use close vision, color vision, and depth perception for extended periods.

Core Values We Admire:
Integrity – We believe in honest and transparent communication internally and externally.
Flexibility – You prefer a fast-paced and dynamic environment and are agile and comfortable enough to keep up as plans change and evolve.
Partnership – You’re the excellent team player, able to build strong relationships and effectively partner with other team members to achieve results.
Innovation – You want to support Marquardt in pursuing new and game changing technology.
Pursuit of excellence – You strive to be the best.

What We Offer:
Innovative products and diverse customer base.
Competitive compensation and paid vacation annually plus personal time.
Generous benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401k with matching).
Support and resources to continue learning and training.
Tuition reimbursement program.
Onsite gym.
Amazingly smart and fun teammates, and a management team invested in your development and success.
Supplier discounts on GM, FCA, and BMW