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Vacuum Interrupter Development Manager

Messina Group Chicago ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Manager-Vacuum Interrupter Development


Job Summary
Our client’s leadership position in electric power system innovation comes from identifying specialist opportunities and creating the products required to meet them. To continue to this means we are now building our capability in vacuum interruption technology, so that we can create the unique interrupters we need to meet our highly specialized needs. As part of that effort we are seeking a leader for the vacuum technology team, someone who can make us self-reliant in vacuum interrupting technology and build the team to support this capability for the long term. The successful candidate will report to the Sr Director – Technology and Breakthrough Innovation and be based in Chicago.
 
The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

·         Setting and achieving design objectives which account for material and process requirements as much as interrupting performance

·         Communicating with internal and external stakeholders to agree objectives and set expectations

·         Ensuring the design team itself follows robust design processes, for example through design of experiments and extensive use of FEA

·         Directing problem solving efforts during product design and production

·         Creating validation programs, advising on the necessary methods and instrumentation throughout

·         Establishing budget objectives based on the need for people and equipment in both the short and long term.

 

Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or physics. An advanced degree is a plus

·         11-15 years' experience

·         Experience developing products for high volume manufacture

·         Solid understanding of the design and application of vacuum interrupters, including the switchgear product itself

·         Robust understanding of the physics of interruption and the role of electromagnetics in achieving interruption

·         An aptitude for physical design and a track record of innovation in new product development

·         Demonstrated experience building teams, managing performance, and mentoring engineers

·         At least 10 years’ experience developing new products for application in the electric power industry

 

 

Company Description
Messina Group is a national Staffing and Consulting solutions firm that has grown to over 200 employees and continues to serve its clients across numerous industries. With an average employee tenure of 15 years, Messina understands the level of quality talent organizations need to succeed.

Messina Group encompasses two national divisions: Messina Group Staffing and Messina Group Consulting. Combined, these two divisions provide customers a full suite of People, Process and Technology initiatives through professional staffing offerings and consulting services. As a trusted advisor to its clients, the experience and longevity of Messina Group’s staffing division provides both stability and a competitive advantage to clients and their business.

Our staffing expertise includes:
• BECO | Manufacturing & Engineering Staffing
• BECO | Architectural & Engineering Staffing
• LabTemps | Scientific & Laboratory Staffing
• FinancialTemps | Financial, Accounting & Administrative Staffing
• MG | Project Management & Information Technology Staffing
• MG | Digital Marketing & Creative Staffing

Messina Group

Messina Group is a national Staffing and Consulting solutions firm that has grown to over 200 employees and continues to serve its clients across numerous industries. With an average employee tenure of 15 years, Messina understands the level of quality talent organizations need to succeed. Messina Group encompasses two national divisions: Messina Group Staffing and Messina Group Consulting. Combined, these two divisions provide customers a full suite of People, Process and Technology initiatives through professional staffing offerings and consulting services. As a trusted advisor to its clients, the experience and longevity of Messina Group’s staffing division provides both stability and a competitive advantage to clients and their business. Our staffing expertise includes: • BECO | Manufacturing & Engineering Staffing • BECO | Architectural & Engineering Staffing • LabTemps | Scientific & Laboratory Staffing • FinancialTemps | Financial, Accounting & Administrative Staffing • MG | Project Management & Information Technology Staffing • MG | Digital Marketing & Creative Staffing

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Chicago, IL
60626 USA

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