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Engineering Services Manager

Req ID: J2272615-IL

  • Location
    Austin, Texas, United States of America
    San Jose, California, United States of America
  • Category Engineering
  • Posted Thursday, May 13, 2021
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

Plan, organize, and direct multi-functional engineering department to meet company objectives. Develop and maintain the processes and methods for architecture development & documentation, system design & documentation, and requirements engineering.


·          Provide communication forum for the exchange of ideas and information with the department.
·          Assess communication style of individual team members and adapt own communication style accordingly.


Business Strategy and Direction:
·          Know and understand the campus strategic directions.
·          Develop an understanding of the Work cell business strategy as it pertains to Engineering Services.

Cost Management:
·          Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems (i.e. modification of responsibilities or consolidation of tasks, elimination of non-value-added processes, or complete re-engineering of processes and systems).
·          Provide feedback to peers, BUMs and Director Engineering Services on cost and cost trends.

·          Manage creation and submission of project proposals and quotations.

Forecast Development and Accuracy:
·          Prepare timely forecasts for the department.
·          Compare forward forecast results to historical actual results for trend assessment and analysis.

·          Guide and oversee the development of systems/products to maintain the consistency and integrity of the architecture.
·          Lead the development and implementation of platform and product architectures in collaboration with senior technical staff.
·          Guide and oversee the development of system component requirements, interfaces, and specifications necessary to maintain the consistency and integrity of the architectures.
·          Analyze new components and development tools and provide guidance on their use.
·          Analyze technology trends, HR needs and market demand to plan projects.
·          Confer with management and production staff to determine engineering feasibility and cost effectiveness.
·          Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
·          Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


·         Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
·         Strong knowledge of global and regional logistics operations and industry.
·         Strong proficiency in determining logistics requirements to enable company’s business goals and objectives with ability to devise and implement strategy to achieve targets.
·         Strong financial and analytical ability. Proficiency in managing business analytics to determine optimum company footprint.
·         Strong knowledge of international direct and indirect taxes as well as global customs regimes.
·         Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous productivity and cost reduction programs.
·         Strong and convincing communication skills.
·         Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.


·         Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
·         Eight years experience in manufacturing experience, including previous management and/or supervisory experience, ten years experience in a research and development and/or manufacturing environment and five years of laboratory experience.
·         Master's preferred. MSEE, MBA preferred.
·         Or a combination of education, experience and/or training.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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