Manager, Component Engineering

Facebook - Redmond, WA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $91,000 - $120,000 a year
EducationSkills
As a Component Engineering Manager at FRL, you will manage a team responsible for the creation of mechanical components for prototypes and high volume consumer products. You will lead a group of experts in mechanical analysis, materials, processing, fabrication methods, and tooling. This team will apply advanced analysis methods for optimizing component designs. You will lead a team focused on optimization of components designs using advanced tools and techniques. Your team will innovate in component development to create new processes and technology where needed, and to develop external supplier capabilities to exceed those currently available in the industry. We seek a team leader that can build and manage teams to execute in the development and delivery of quality components through world class processes and technology.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage Component Engineering team.
Manage Mechanical Simulation Engineering team.
Identify key roles required for team success and recruit top talent into FRL.
Collaborate with design partners to fully optimize the design, processing, tooling, delivery, and verification of product components.
Engage with design partners and lead design for manufacturability of mechanical component design.
Manage team to ensure fully optimized processing of product components utilizing methods including Scientific Molding, DOE, and Statistical Process Control.
Manage external vendors in the design, creation, and testing of production equipment.
Manage team of analysts to verify aspects of product component design and tooling design utilizing simulation tools.
Manage team tasked with the qualification of production equipment and processes.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
15+ years direct industry experience in creation of components for products.
Demonstrated experience managing engineering teams in product development cycles.
Knowledge in mechanical simulation methods including FEA thermal and structural, CFD (Moldflow, Moldex3D or equivalent).
Mass production experience (working with both domestic and overseas manufacturing).
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or equivalent.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Understanding of metrology methods and design for verification best practices.