Career Opportunities: Chief Engineer - Entry Development (13725)

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by JobLeads

Pennsylvania, PA 15689
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure. Career Opportunities: Chief Engineer - Entry Development (13725) Requisition ID 13725 - Posted 10/30/2018 - United States - Franklin - Pennsylvania - Franklin - Engineering - Employee (Full-Time) Job Description Print Preview Apply Apply Using LinkedIn Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure. Job Overview The Chief Engineer - Entry Development is the technical decision maker, relying on his team of product experts and engineers for all entry development products globally. This position is the leader of the product experts who have both technical engineering skills and in-depth miner bolter, entry development, roadheader, roofbolter and mobile bolter product knowledge. In addition, the position is required to have an understanding of customer needs and market pressures. This individual has direct authority over technical staff to lead the OE engineering, new product developments, addition and deletion of features and options, safety, reliability, and to ensure performance of the equipment over its complete life cycle. The role also has direct responsibility to ensure the engineering is completed in a timely fashion, to the correct specification, at the right cost and right quality Responsibilities * Develop system and product design specifications within OE-NPD-rebuild schedules and cost targets * Direct engineering team collaboration with supply chain, operations, and other areas of the business to be on time, on specification and within cost objectives * Drive continual improvement toward key metrics * Ensure timely solution of technical field issues by implementing complete resolution plans that reconcile customer specification desires with internal design rules, capabilities and limitations * Establish strategic plans and objectives to align systems and products with roadmap strategies * Looking at and investigating the enabling technologies to fulfill the roadmap timing * Engage engineering teams to implement clear technical solutions to meet the needs in clearly defined specifications as defined with product director and sales * Manage a clear, robust commercial process by engaging with the product director and sales to meet customer needs based on crisp specification documentation prior to commercial agreement * Maintain or grow market share by differentiation with lasting technical separation from competitor base to increase the business to include NPD and OE/rebuild engineering direction taking into consideration enterprise goals. * Provide critical leadership interface between design engineering and product management * Engage with regional engineering teams to understand regional specific requirements and support the local customers while driving global product strategies. Global travel is required. * Provide leadership to the technical staff in the areas of individual development, career growth, and succession planning. * Travel, including global travel, to customer sites, company facilities, and vendors of up to 20% will be required. Primary Duties 1. Lead technical staff in the generation of engineering specifications for the on-time delivery for both OE and Service equipment. 2. Insure complete and clear equipment specifications. 3. Lead NPD projects. 4. Work with sales and product management in the review of applications for the proper selection of equipment solutions. 5. Drive proper and complete root cause analysis and resolution for equipment issues. 6. Engage regional engineering teams on local product requirements and specifications. 7. Attend customer meetings to review equipment specifications, discuss applications, and address product issues. 8. Support contract management and product management in product cost generation Education / Qualification 1. Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree, deep business acumen and analytical capability, required. 2. 5 years' experience managing people and/or major projects in industry, required. 3. 10 years' experience in mining equipment design and manufacturing business, desired. 4. Leadership of effective Change Management implementation, highly desired. 5. Professional registration and/or membership in committees and/or technical societies, essential IND123 #LI-123 We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Apply Apply Using LinkedIn Email this job to a friend The job has been sent to Please provide the information below Job title: *Your email address: *Your friend's email address: Message: *Confirm you are not a robot: The Chief Engineer - Entry Development is the technical decision maker, relying on his team of product experts and engineers for all entry development products globally. This position is the leader of the product experts who have both technical engineering skills and in-depth miner bolter, entry development, roadheader, roofbolter and mobile bolter product knowledge. In addition, the position is required to have an understanding of customer needs and market pressures. This individual has direct authority over technical staff to lead the OE engineering, new product developments, addition and deletion of features and options, safety, reliability, and to ensure performance of the equipment over its complete life cycle. The role also has direct responsibility to ensure the engineering is completed in a timely fashion, to the correct specification, at the right cost and right quality, 1. Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree, deep business acumen and analytical capability, required. 2. 5 years' experience managing people and/or major projects in industry, required. 3. 10 years' experience in mining equipment design and manufacturing business, desired. 4. Leadership of effective Change Management implementation, highly desired. 5. Professional registration and/or membership in committees and/or technical societies, essential

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