Product Development Leadership “All-Star” #42607

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”  Vince Lombardi

I’m not a Green Bay Packers fan but agree with Vince.  It’s the little things that make a difference between a successful person whether an athlete or an engineer.

This week, I am highlighting a Product Development Engineering “All-Star” candidate who has an extensive background and experience leading new product development projects and teams.  This Product Development Engineering “All-Star” exhibited these intangibles that helped him rise through the ranks of a Fortune 100 company starting an individual contributor working as a design engineer to engineering manager with responsibility for an 18 person, multi-site team. 

During his tenure with this global corporation, this “successful engineer” was responsible for improving the R&D/product development process, was tasked with supplier improvement projects, cost reduction initiatives, and for identifying a product line road map strategy.  Through strength, knowledge, and will, this Product Development Engineering “All-Star” made numerous revenue generating, cost reduction and product line enhancement contributions over an 18 year period.

As 2020 winds down, this Product Development Engineering “All-Star” is now on the market and hunting for that next opportunity where he can help a manufacturing organization become more successful in a product development context.  He has the strength, knowledge, and will and is ready to build upon his previous experiences to be a successful engineering leader in that next role.

At M-Works Search, we work to identify the best engineering and manufacturing professionals for our clients.  Please email or call me at 312.226.4916 to discuss how this engineering “All-Star” can help make your product development process a success as well.

Best Regards,
Cliff

Product Development Manager, Heavy Machinery (open to locations outside of Chicagoland), #42607

-More than 18 years progressive experience in product development engineering and management roles
-Experienced leading cross-functional, multi-site new product development engineering teams and projects with an emphasis on large fabrications, forgings, castings, and complex assemblies
-Increased product development efficiency by 10% through process improvement, elimination of redundant/low value tasks and through automation
-Improved profitability through reducing costs by more than 10% leading to more than $20 million in annual savings
-5 patents granted with 3 patents pending
-Familiar with Pro E/ Creo software for 3D modeling and design
-Six Sigma Black Belt Trained and Certified
-Master of Science, Manufacturing Engineering, Bradley University
-Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Nagpur University

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