Engineering Program Director-SLS Programs

Rock Hill
Apr 24, 2014
May 24, 2014
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Full Time
The Engineering Program Director – SLS Programs is responsible for leading technical teams during new product development projects for the SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) product platform as well as directly contributing in a senior technical advisor capacity.

Develop 3D Printing and additive manufacturing systems and take full responsibility for the entire platform from “cradle to grave”
Works with management to develop product requirements and technical specifications
In conjunction with the development team and outsource partners, develops detailed design specifications
Determine the project resource requirements, schedules, capital expenditure and other requirements
Manage the multi-disciplinary engineering resources as required to drive the project from the idea stage to the “completed product” stage by transitioning the product to production
Perform risk analysis, identify risk areas and develop alternate plans and/or risk mitigation measures
Work with appropriate technology managers within 3D and outsource partners to develop detailed schedules
Make significant technical contributions as a senior technical advisor while managing cross functional engineering teams and programs
Interface with all company departments as required to drive the project to completion
Present the plan to the company management and obtain any required approvals
Responsible for the transition to sustaining engineering of new products, supplier validation and selection, and regulatory certification activities
Responsible for managing Alpha/Beta testing, system integration, documentation and product launch
Education and Training:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Systems Engineering is required; M.Sc. in Engineering and/or Engineering Management is preferred


5-8 years’ experience in program management of technology products is desired
8 years of direct experience in managing multi-disciplinary engineering teams is required
5 year experience direct contribution as a Sr. Mechanical or Systems Engineer
Past experience in managing projects in the areas of 2D or 3D printing products is a plus
Must have a proven track record as a direct contributor to complex new product development projects
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Senior level technical contributor
Has positive motivational skills
Leads by example and holds self and others accountable
Has good business instincts and acumen
Is comfortable working directly with senior managers
Works well with a broad range of people, both technical and non-technical
Is a strong analytical thinker
Has good organization skills
Has experience using program management tools

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