Vice President of Engineering

Melbourne, Florida
Engineering (Architecture and Engineering Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 150,000 per year
Ref. Number
Justin Kolleda, Spherion
3212550222 X108
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Job Description

The VP of Engineering plans, organizes and directs engineering to meet company objectives for design, new product development and improvement of existing product lines by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

1. Plans and formulates aspects of research and development proposals such as objective or purpose of project, applications that can be used from findings, costs of project, and equipment and human resource requirements.
2. Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis. Plans documentation system.
3. Selects, develops, trains and supervises staff.
4. Develops, determines and implements policies, procedures and programs.
5. Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones.
6. Reviews and analyzes proposals submitted to determine if benefits derived and possible applications justify expenditures.
7. Approves and submits proposals considered feasible to management for consideration and allocation of funds or allocates funds from the department budget.
8. Develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring projects such as preparation of records of expenditures and research findings, progress reports, and staff conferences to inform management of current status of each project.
9. Working with the manufacturing, operations and quality manager, reviews and monitors quality and process improvements and new product development.
10. Directs the review of production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division.
11. Reviews operations and plans to meet requirements for sales planning and to ascertain engineering requirements to develop new markets.
12. Directs preparation of accounting records for budgetary, production efficiency or other such purposes.
13. Recommends budgets to management, including staff use, technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvements.
14. Negotiates contracts with consulting firms to perform research or other applicable studies or support.
15. Directs appropriate support for manufacturing and quality functions within the organization.
16. Completes required technical and regulatory testing, prepares and submits documentation to regulatory bodies as required.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Strong Excel, Access, MS Word, Power Point, skills required
- Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills
- Good analytical skills
- Very detail-oriented, accurate and organized
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Confidentiality and Time Management
- Project Management.
- Excellent Problem-Solving skills
- Technical Capacity
- Communication Proficiency
- Strong Leadership
- Financial Management


7-10 years

- Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering required, Master's Degree preferred
- 8+ years of experience in leadership role
- Must demonstrate a strong aptitude for public safety radios and accessories.
- Experience working for a direct competitor (Motorola, Harris, Kenwood) as an engineer or manager.
- Understanding of APCO Project25 public safety land mobile radio.
- Understanding of RF circuit design, digital logic design, digital signal processing, and embedded systems design.

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