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Rolling Stock

Engineering Manager  Los Angeles, CA  Posted: 4/25/2023
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Rolling Stock



Our client is a leading manufacturer of railroad vehicles and they are looking for an Engineering Manager to join their team in Los Angeles, California.

Purpose: Engineering Manager will supervise, plan, direct, or coordinate activities in Engineering department to align and ensure a high performance culture that emphasizes quality and productivity standards. This position is also responsible to ensure on-going manufacturing strategies that includes quality staffing.

Primary Responsibilities:
* Manage engineering team, including coaching and mentoring staff, allocating workloads, and overseeing engineering activities.
* Set realistic goals for the team, prioritize issues, monitor and follow up on progress to ensure goals are met.
* Lead the team to solve complex problems through thought leadership and robust analyses.
* Leverage internal and external resources to develop, advance and retain talent.
* Attend meetings with customers and suppliers as the key representative of the engineering team.
* Design/develop/deploy the vehicle electrical system and integration including embedded hardware and software, circuits, wiring and associated mechanical interfaces.
* Design/develop/deploy the vehicle mechanical and structure systems including FEA, strength calculations, car body and truck facilities.
* Design/develop/deploy the core vehicle systems such as Propulsion, Braking, APS, HVAC, Doors, Communication system and TCMS system.
* Performance testing and troubleshooting LRV electrical and mechanical systems, and evaluate and document results.
* Create and review engineering relevant documents, reports, technical proposals.
* Help with special projects as assigned by Vice President of Engineering.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor"s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical or related field required; Master's degree a plus.
* 7+ years of experience in electrical, mechanical and systems engineering; experience working in Rolling Stock strongly preferred.
* 2-3 years of supervisory experience.
* Experience with communication protocols such as RS232, RS485, MVB, Ethernet & Internet protocols.
* Extensive knowledge of computer hardware and software.
* Ability to troubleshoot using Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, etc.
* Solid experience with version control.
* A team leader with a strong determination to complete projects which may span several years.
* Excellent schedule and task management skills, and proven ability to meet deadlines.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, CAD or related engineering software.
* Ability to travel to various domestic and international destinations.


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