Engineering Manager in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/4/2021

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Job Description

Engineering Manager

Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  Here in Appleton we specialize in the manufacturing of printed circuit board assemblies for industrial, aerospace, and defense industries, supplying necessary parts for mission critical products!

Job Description

Manage the engineering department and oversee all projects. 

  • Manage the engineering operations including all applicable disciplines
  • Plan and execute the engineering budget
  • Provide leadership for the engineering department to establish objectives, priorities, and accountabilities, guide achievement of performance objectives, select, and empower functional leaders
  • Manage the performance and training of engineers, engineering technicians, and documentation personnel
  • Manage the performance and training of engineers, engineering technicians, and documentation personnel
  • Manage the performance and training of engineers, engineering technicians, and documentation personnel
  • Direct engineering department and facility in continuous improvement activities
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with our customers through developing of staff to achieve customer requirements for engineering support and selling the support to customers
  • Develop engineering processes and procedures in accordance with ISO that allow products to be built and maintained to revision levels
  • Provide technical support to solve production problems within the facility
  • Modernize the engineering IT infrastructure to allow efficient and effective communications with the customers and the floor
  • Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members
  • Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business
Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical
Negotiation and conflict management skills together, with demonstrated experience troubleshooting, and problem-solving, especially for interdepartmental issues
Computer proficiency--Intermediate level in Microsoft Office

  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels and functions inside and outside Ducommun Inc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others in a team environment; supervisory experience is preferred
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and prioritization skills
  • Strong team skills; ability to interact with all levels in the organization including ability to provide advice and counsel to senior decision makers
  • Ability to quickly and accurately assess and address complex problems using creative approaches
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills that portray the ability to conceptualize business requirements in a proactive manner
  • Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years engineering experience in an electronic manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated project management experience—planning, budget, allocation of resources, profit & loss statements, cash flow, and balance sheets



Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States

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