An engineering manager is responsible for ensuring that key projects and engineering duties are fulfilled. They are responsible for solving any engineering issue that comes up in a project. A few of the main duties of an engineering manager are answering technical questions, proposing budgets for projects, training new employees, and working with various other departments. They also have to prepare reports on the progress of any project. Some of the jobs titles that an engineering manager could grow into are director of engineering and chief technology officer.
An engineering manager should have 5 years of experience working in engineering as well as a bachelor's degree in engineering. One of the most important skills that an engineering manager will have is their ability to effectively delegate the work. Another skill is problem solving as the engineering manager will need to be able to address any issues that come up.
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