Director of Controls Engineering

Company: Wynright Corporation ( Learn More )

General Information
US-MI-Grand Rapids
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 10 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description Responsibilities:

  • Ensures alignment of Wynright Projects – Controls Engineering’s activities with the overall Wynright strategy
  • Provides goals and metrics to drive execution of strategic initiatives for Wynright Projects – Controls Engineering
  • Provides effective leadership to team of engineering professionals and staff
  • Coaches and mentors staff to optimize performance, engagement, professional development, and quality of work experience
  • Works with key customer constituency to gain thorough understanding of their operational and business needs and advises them on selection and implementation of appropriate technology solutions
  • Supports and consults customers on technology implementation, including logistics, cost implications, potential return on investment of technology, and the steps to navigate through internal project approval requirements
  • Provides oversight of projects and services to ensure timely execution, follow-up, and closure of issues
  • Reports regularly on strategies and goals and key business metrics to Wynright business leadership and peers
  • Proactively identifies emerging technology solutions to support Wynright Projects – Controls Engineering business growth and business excellence throughout Wynright
  • Regularly interacts with engineering and production managers and supervisors to stay informed of all operational aspects
  • Initiates and sponsors the development and implementation of quality improvement projects that improve operational cost efficiency, employee productivity, and level of customer service
  • Manages vendor relationships to ensure successful projects, return on investment, and new business opportunities
  • Complies with the Wynright’s policies and procedures for protecting internal and customer information and confidentiality of the information in accordance with signed confidentiality agreements and federal and state regulations


  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, management, engineering, or related subject or equivalent; Master’s degree a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the development of high performing technology development and implementation organizations, including organization design and staff selection and development
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in electrical engineering technology development and implementation
  • Strong operational background and proven track record of accomplishments in a manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Experience working in an organization with complex infrastructure, applications, and procedures in a cross-functional team environment
  • In-depth knowledge of standard methodologies in electrical engineering technology
  • In-depth knowledge of interdependencies and relationships between electrical engineering systems
  • Some technical knowledge of the various engineering disciplines required for engineering solutions development including mechanical, electrical, controls, robotics, and software
  • Strong computer skills using MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio, and familiarity with specialty applications for project and resource collaboration such as SharePoint
  • Excellent leadership skills for supporting management and their teams
  • Strong strategic thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills for presenting ideas and technological concepts, negotiation, and persuasion
  • EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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