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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 11/19/2016

Stanley Black & Decker Nicholasville, KY

Nicholasville, KY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description

Job Summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to coach, mentor, educate, and train other personnel to be able to effectively handle the responsibilities of their position. This position will also manage the Engineering department by providing leadership and support to the personnel within the department which enables them to maximize their effectiveness in developing and maintaining products for the corporation. Additionally, provide gui

dance and leadership to the team leaders for the development projects assigned to the department and work closely with the other matrix engineering leadership.

Organizational Relationship: This position reports directly to the VP of Innovation. This position directly supervises 8+ employees in the Engineering Department.

Specific Responsibilities:

Lead innovation initiatives = Technology, Projects & People. Deliver projects on time, on budget, on-spec.

Develop goals for the department and for individuals within the department that reflect the goals of the company and the VP of Innovation.

Manage assigned projects and delegate day to day control to team leaders.

Provide leadership and coordinate activities for the Engineering department.

Develop new products that are innovative and profitable and which meet the Dfss standards for design, manufacturability, quality, and on time delivery.

Communicate and coordinate with product management on new product and production modification design issues.

Develop and manage a department budget that meets or exceeds stated company goals and objectives.

Develop and coordinate procedures that follow the New Product Introduction (NPI) process.

Supply major original equipment manufacturing engineering needs such as technical support and/or existing products modification.

Work closely with Matrix engineering leaders on cross business objectives.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering to support corporate goals.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or member of company. Ability to effectively present verbal and written information and findings to management, customers, peers, and suppliers. Ability to write speeches and articles for publications.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

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

Skills or experience with personal computers, including electronic E-mail, personal scheduling, word processing,, and electronic spreadsheet skills

Other Attributes

Working knowledge of SAP or ERP systems preferred.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to manage, organize and plan time and projects

Ability to adjust goals and expectations

Project and team budget management experience required

Demonstrated engineering staff mentorship required

Experience in working with third party off-shore design/engineering groups

Must be able to represent company on government projects and other regulatory agencies

Must be able to obtain Top Secret Clearance status

Must be able to travel internationally


Bachelor s degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering from four-year College or university required; and eight years related experience and/or training. 8+ years of engineering management experience; Knowledgeable of Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma. Master s degree preferred.

Functional Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employees is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; handle or feel, reach with arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Regularly scheduled travel is required, including overseas trips.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

EEO Statement All qualified applicants that apply for Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.