Engineering Manager Job Description

What is an Engineering Manager?

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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Job Overview

XYZ Inc. is a leading company in our industry in the region. We're proud of our 4.2 Glassdoor rating from our employees. We're now hiring a Engineering Manager to help us keep growing. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, XYZ Inc. is a perfect place to get ahead. You'll be glad you applied to XYZ Inc.

Responsibilities for Engineering Manager

  • Assign tasks to engineers
  • Gauge progress of various projects
  • Communicate effectively with customers
  • Collaborate with the sales team to create new products
  • Propose budgets for various projects
  • Create reports to give updates on projects
  • Attend trade shows and conferences
  • Train new employees

Qualifications for Engineering Manager

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Great analytical and math skills
  • Incredible problem solving abilities
  • Ability to collaborate with many other teams
  • Ability to create a set of qualifications for a new product
  • MBA or Master's in engineering preferred
  • Interpersonal skills to manage a team on engineers
  • Ability to give constructive criticism
  • Ability to make decisions quickly

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