Directs and coordinates Engineering activities for Aggressive Tooling, inclusive of (but not limited to) the Management of its Engineering and Design Group as well as oversight of Controls and Electrical to design, manufacture, and test products, and systems by performing the following duties personally or through other employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

include the following. (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Ensures Engineering Department goals and objectives and Fiscal Responsibilities are met.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations on policies and procedures to maximize departmental operating performance.
  • Develops and justifies evaluation, quality, and process criteria while identifying technical issues of future importance.
  • Defines appropriate technical approaches and solutions to the most mission critical challenges.
  • Directs department activities to design new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures.
  • Confers with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.
  • Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.
  • Provides direction and example for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 5 - 8 employees in the Engineering Group. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assist with interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees years of demonstrated leadership abilities required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Engineering Degree from an accredited University Program AND 4-6 years of proven management experience. Or 10+ years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Design software including, AutoCAD Electrical, SolidWorks Electrical; Internet software; Manufacturing software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. Familiar with RS 5000 (Studio 5000 V28) PLC Programming software and Panelview Plus/FactoryTalk View 8.2 HMI programming software

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Aggressive Tooling understands that taking care of your needs as our team member is one of the most important things we can do. Therefore as part of our commitment to our team, after an introductory period, we offer a generous benefit package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Life, Short and Long Term disability insurance
  • 401(k) profit sharing plan
  • Quarterly profit sharing plan
  • Paid vacation and holiday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Limited travel required

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to with a subject of “Resume for Engineering Manager”.