Director of Controls Engineering

Company: Wynright Corporation ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IL-Bolingbrook
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 10 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description Overview:

The Director of Controls Engineering leads and directs Wynright Projects – Controls Engineering for the company. The priorities for this position include strategic planning, project design, quality assurance, and problem resolution. Executes project design to meet company objectives, partners with management, and develops systems and controls to ensure compliance with quality standards.

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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