Job Title Engineering Manager
Location Franksville, WI
Job Description

Engineering Manager

Job Title:

Engineering Manager

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Reports To:

VP of Operations

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The Engineering Manager directs and guides all activities relating to NORCO Universal Door Systems'® structural engineering efforts. The individual must demonstrate strong leadership and inspire excellence by keeping teams focused on delivering world-class products. He/she shall exercise initiative and independent judgment in creating structured engineering design processes that promote effectiveness and efficiency as well as champion, develop, and implement continuous process improvements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Engineering Manager provides strong technical direction by evaluating and guiding product strategy, design, development, and related activities across various projects
  • Create fabrication drawings for shop use
  • Ensures excellence and compliance in project execution through effective project management and inter-departmental collaboration
  • Guides change management, project planning, and resource allocation for the department
  • Ability to travel as required


  • Champions continuous process improvement.
  • Exceptional ability to lead, motivate, and manage high-performance people and teams
  • Experience designing products for reliability, serviceability, and manufacturability
  • Must be comfortable and effective acting as a catalyst for change
  • Performance and results oriented with track record of developing, motivating, and leading strong, effective teams
  • Strong ability to analyze, introduce, and drive process development improvements
  • Proven success in managing timely completion of engineering projects

Education and/or Experience

  • BSME with a minimum of 8+ years’ experience in product development or engineering projects
  • Three years engineering management experience
  • Experienced in creating structured engineering design processes and metrics that effectively measure and improve team performance

Language Skills

Excellent organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and presentation skills

Mathematical Skills

Proficiency in practical math and physics.

Reasoning Ability

Strong interpersonal skills, innovative problem solving skills, and strong facilitation skills

Other Qualifications

Familiarity with software such as, Tekla, AutoCAD, Raptor, Peddimat, and Microsoft Office.

Physical Demands

  • Use hands and arms to perform repetitive motions
  • Sit, talk and/or hear
  • Frequent standing and sitting is required

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employee Acknowledgment


The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.

Number of Openings 1