Amarx Search, Inc.    

Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Pay: per client, call us
Position ID: 1705

An excellent position with a global power management company

* Engineering Test Lab Manager *

Please apply ONLY if you have 5+ years in Aerospace, Engineering, Product Development, or Product Test

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

We can ONLY consider your application if you have:

1: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace, Engineering from an accredited institution.
2: 5+ years of experience with Aerospace industry, engineering, product development, and/or product testing experience.
3: Legal authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship per ITAR.
4: Must be local (within 50 miles) of Los Angeles, CA.
5: Direct engineering management experience
6: Experience with hydro-mechanical actuation and control products.
7: Demonstrated leadership skills and experience with engineering processes/tools
8: Lean and Design for Six Sigma experience
9: Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication presentation skills
10: Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.

We are looking for an outstanding Engineering Test Lab Manager to be responsible for overall leadership and supervision of the Engineering Test Lab (ETL) function and team. Its primary accountability is for technical and process excellence but its holder is also measured on personnel leadership, organizational development, and timely results. The position in a part of the engineering leadership team within the Los Angeles site operating unit and performs and leads activities related to testing, design, development, support, and service of hydro-mechanical actuation, flow control (valves), and related products (including electronic control units) and systems

Duties and Responsibilities
== Ensure a safe test environment, test execution, and proactively address safety issues as it relates to test lab personnel and visitors, facilities, equipment, and test setups.
== Develop and maintain best practices based on other sites and share best practices with other sites.
== Manage a team of, technicians, engineers, and/or support personnel to deliver high quality technical output on time.
== Provide technical advice and guidance to this team
== Participate in periodic audits, as they relate to the test lab, such as AS9100 and internal standards
== Author and maintain processes and procedures related to ETL, ensuring adherence to these procedures.
== Collaborate with other labs to develop consistent practices, procedures, etc. and actively participate in ACES lab process development.
== Development of organizational capability/capacity and engineering/technical skills among staff to support the site and organization operating unit strategy.
== Maintenance of appropriate training programs to assure continuous learning.
== Development of improved engineering techniques that add value to our products through weight reduction, standard work and test, more efficient hydraulic circuitry, reliability improvement, etc.
== Development of documented technical standards around best practices and using lessons learned and cross-site collaboration.
== Development and implementation of processes and tools for engineering tasks consistent with industry best practices.
== Monitoring to assure adherence to defined processes.
== Continuous improvement of resource management, productivity, and first-pass quality.
== Generate and report metrics on a regular basis, developing internal goals to achieve higher-level metric.
== Use of tools including Design for Six Sigma to achieve that end.
== Develop and deliver ETL budget, material, and resource planning to both engineering leadership team and site leadership team.
== Coordinate with other site functional leaders to ensure clear and consistent communication regarding material planning, budget, etc.
== Identify risks and opportunities in these areas.
== Support and execution of site operating unit engineering initiatives.
== Participation in site engineering leadership team and in strategic planning.
== Performing other duties as assigned.

No interview, relocation or living expenses provided

Please send resume as a Microsoft Word attachment to

Amarx Search, Inc.