Engineering managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of an engineering department, service or firm. They are employed by a wide range of private sector and government establishments and by consulting engineering and scientific research companies.
Sample Job Titles
- Aerospace Engineering Service Head
- Engineering Service Manager
- Engineering Service Quality Control Manager
- Industrial Engineering Department Manager
- Telecommunications Engineering Service Manager
- Engineering Research and Development Director
- Engineering Manager
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations of an engineering department, service or firm
- Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department, service, laboratory or firm
- Consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals and present engineering reports and findings
- Assign, co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department or project teams
- Recruit personnel and oversee development and maintenance of staff competence in required areas
- May participate directly in the design, development and inspection of technical projects or in the engineering work of the department.
A bachelor’s degree in engineering is usually required.
Extensive experience in an engineering discipline, including supervisory experience, is required.