Engineering Manager

Join the ZACROS team

We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Engineering Manager to join our team. As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, development, and implementation of engineering projects. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful completion of projects and drive continuous improvement in engineering processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages technical project portfolio, project tracking, prioritization of resources and reporting updates to leadership team.
  • Manages operating budgets for the Engineering department and all CAPEX projects by reviewing and approving related purchases in the ERP system.
  • Coordinates priorities of and provides direction and mentorship to members of the Engineering Department. Responsible for team member’s performance reviews.
  • Mentors Engineers by proofreading their technical documents and guiding them through writing Project concepts and scopes, reviewing data, and reviewing technical summaries.
  • Champions the execution of engineering projects, conducts the work, and delegates as needed.
  • Participates as a team member on projects and provides technical expertise, as required.
  • Provides direction to troubleshooting process problems.
  • Evaluates and selects manufacturing equipment to best suit the organization’s application.
  • Assist with reviewing and managing supplier agreements and technical specifications.
  • Manage technical service inquiries, system overhauls, and NDAs.
  • Assists in the hiring, training and, if necessary, termination of technical and professional employees, including Engineering interns/co-ops.
  • Follows and carries out all company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Senior Manager of Engineering.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage, lead, and mentor the Engineering team – including Project Engineers, Process Engineers, and Lab Testing Engineers.
  • Review and approve PTO requests submitted by the Engineering team.
  • Write and conduct annual performance reviews for each member of the Engineering team.
  • Responsible for the management and maintenance of the Engineering labs.


  • Must have a minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Science discipline with a preference towards mechanical/materials/plastics/polymers.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in project management and a minimum of five (5) years managing technical people.
  • Must have proven track record in project management. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred but not required.
  • Must have experience successfully managing engineering and technical resources.
  • Previous experience working in a regulated production environment (i.e., GMP, ISO) preferred.
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Must have excellent analytical skills and the ability to devise multiple solutions as options.
  • Must be able to technical troubleshoot quickly, safely, and effectively.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods for data analysis and reporting required. Minitab software preferred.
  • SolidWorks experience preferred but not required.
  • Must have a good attendance record, safety record and safety attitude.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to relate to all levels of employees.
  • Must be a positive voice while effectively communicating with technical and non-technical employees.

If you are a motivated leader with a passion for engineering excellence, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required.

Pay: From $110,000.00 per year

If you would like to apply for this position, please fill out our online job application form.