Engineering Manager, R&D (160-180k)

Waunakee US 53597

Job Details

  • Managed by

    Ronald Hale

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Compensation



  • Provide visible leadership to QPD teams on product development projects with ambitious timelines. Ensure the QPD process is followed and proactively improve the process and performance continually
  • Manage and develop QPD and R&D engineering staff to deliver successful projects by adding value and critical review to their product management capabilities, proposals and work projects
  • Champion real-time input and feedback throughout the company on all aspects of the QPD process and CPDs through launch including continuous learning and improvements
  • Demonstrate and develop technical knowledge of HVAC industry
  • Provide expertise, information, and customer requirements and competitor products
  • Execute on occasional projects as the Design Engineer completing necessary tasks while managing the team
  • Make necessary design decisions and manage or perform design functions as well as ensure that product changes maintain full functionality of the product and its safety certification
  • Clearly document technical information of new product for upper management and cross functional teams
  • Manage the component selection and designs of HVAC refrigeration systems
  • Manage vendor relationships as part of the design process utilizing their resources when possible
  • Manage and lead Engineering Interns
  • Perform or direct experimental, exploratory or developmental testing
  • Other engineering tasks as assigned


  • Proven project manager with experience bringing new product development full cycle (specification management, product costing, and prototyping)
  • Builder of highly effective teams
  • Driver of multiple processes and projects with a small team who has multiple priorities and time demands
  • Expert on owning problem solving, troubleshooting and communicating of resolutions with precise detail and in a timely manner
  • Expert (or at least knowledgeable) of the HVAC industry as well as AHSRAE, HVI, AHRI and UL standards is preferable
  • Definer of problems, collector of data, establisher of facts and creator of valid conclusions


  • 160 to 180K
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k vesting immediately
  • generous benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid holidays

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