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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Equipment Manufacturing
Engineering Manager
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Esterline | Platteville, WI
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Job Description

The Engineering Manager is responsible for estimating, planning, and managing assigned projects to meet or exceed customer requirements. The selected candidate will lead an engineering team which will typically be performing software lifecycle activities on avionics systems. The selected candidate will also work in collaboration with other Engineering Managers to support engineers' career growth. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Foster team culture and maintain a high performing team
  • Promote a culture of trust, transparency, accountability, and adaptation
  • Execute projects leveraging AVISTA's Quality Management System (QMS) to meet schedule, cost, and quality objectives
  • Support organizational improvements
  • Backlog prioritization for team
  • Advocacy and performance/administrative management for reports
  • Travel as needed, including proactive visits to facilitate periodic face-to-face meetings with customers (an estimated 20%)

Experience should include:
  • Successful project management experience
  • Proven ability to direct customer support and assistance activities for assigned engineers
  • Proven ability to cultivate a creative, team-oriented environment
  • An enthusiastic, career-minded attitude with a record of continually improving performance
  • Effective time management skills, with strong organization and prioritization abilities

Other preferred experience includes:
  • Formal development and verification of avionics software systems
  • Experience with embedded, real-time, safety-critical software development and verification
  • Operating in an environment with export control regulations
  • Agile methodologies including Scrum

Education & Minimum Experience:
  • Bachelors of Science or Bachelors of Arts degree in a related field (i.e., Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Business, etc.) and has a minimum of 2 years of full-time applicable work experience


Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Vet

About Esterline

Esterline Technologies Corporation (Esterline) is a specialized manufacturing company principally serving aerospace and defense customers. The Company designs, manufactures and markets engineered products and systems for application within the industries it serves. It focuses on the development of these products in three key technology segments: avionics and controls, sensors and systems, and advanced materials including thermally engineered components and specialized high-performance elastomers and other complex materials, principally for aerospace and defense markets. Subsequent to the fiscal year ended October 31, 2008 (fiscal 2008), Esterline acquired NMC Group, Inc. and disposed of a non-core business operating as Muirhead Aerospace and Traxsys Input Products Limited. On December 15, 2008, the Company acquired NMC Group, Inc.

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