Position Summary :
Manages employees performing engineering and technical activities in the areas of Test and Evaluation Engineering. Develops and executes project and process plans, implements policies and procedures and sets operational goals.
Acquires resources for projects and processes, and leads process improvements. Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports.
Provides oversight and approval of technical approaches, products and processes. Manages, develops and motivates employees.
Essential Functions :
Assigns authority and responsibilities to employees to execute the plan. Reviews plans' execution, makes appropriate adjustments, and resolves issues.
Monitors appropriate metrics to ensure performance to plan.
Acquires, deploys and schedules personnel to meet project and operational objectives. Reviews, approves and implements facility, equipment and service plans to maximize productivity and ensure safety, security, environmental and regulatory compliance.
Coordinates with providers to achieve timely delivery of resources
Provides on-going developmental feedback. Recognizes contributions of individuals and teams to improve employee satisfaction and retain a skilled and motivated workforce.
Measures progress, making adjustments as needed. Holds direct reports accountable for achieving goals. Achieves goals for productivity, quality and customer satisfaction.
g., fellow first-level managers) and customers. Keeps others informed by communicating project status, conducting and participating in team meetings, providing presentations and listening to employee concerns and suggestions.
Communicates policies and directives to enhance employee awareness of expectations.
Enforces company rules and policies regarding ethical behavior, safety, security, use of company property, time charging, etc.
Recommends employee salaries based on employee value and Company guidelines to provide a fair and equitable work environment.
Ensures workgroup products or processes meet customer, company, quality, industry and regulatory requirements. Provides approval of workgroup technical approaches, products and processes.
Participates in make / buy decisions and recommends source selection. Recommends disposition of supplier deliverables.
Typical Education and / or Experience Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree and typically 10 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 8 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education and / or Experience :