New Product Engineering Manager in Belcamp, MD at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have a permanent opening for a very talented Product Engineering Manager to join a fortune 500 company based out of Belcamp, MD!  (Cold Chain Engineer, Thermal Engineer, PMP)

Position Description:

Responsible for directly managing a cross-functional engineering department including design engineering, thermal modeling, and physical testing and new product project management teams.  Leader of engineering processes, documents, training, resource allocation, continuous improvement and innovation management.  Lead the Engineering Department to develop new products and packaging solutions for customers in the retail, healthcare and biotech industries.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead team with weekly goals to ensure projects and initiatives meet timelines
  • Training team in all engineering aspects required
  • Uphold DFMEA and DOE engineering practices
  • Ensure Project Management team training and skills to complete CAD drawings, thermal testing, and thermal modeling
  • Maintain clear, direct accountability for timeline attainment and budget management
  • Create status metrics for progress of projects and testing
  • Conduct performance reviews and set annual goals
  • Identify and develop new areas of material or process innovations
  • Promote experimentation with existing or new technologies into core product line.
  • Support product development team in evaluating new sourced materials for capabilities and viability
  • Lead continuous improvement of our engineering processes and skills
  • Support sales team and customers with technical support
  • Lead innovation review sessions to include: ideation, project and schedule reviews.
  • Support customer visits and audits to ensure a high-level of customer satisfaction
  • Work actively with sales to close new business deals through engineering support.



  • B.S in engineering discipline
  • 7 years’ experience with new product development engineering
  • 5 years’ experience in Cold Chain Engineering or Thermal Engineering field
  • Experience with stage and gate process and new product development
  • Knowledge of engineering processes, GDP, thermodynamic principles, and DFM
  • Experience with personal computer programs within a LAN environment, including spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, project management and database software. (MS Office, MS Project)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in statistical / 6-Sigma techniques
  • Combination of sitting/standing approximately 50/50 percent of work time.  Able to lift 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to travel up to 25 percent of work time.


  • Project Management Professional certification. Program Management Professional preferred.
  • Experience with Solidworks
  • ISTA CTP and/or CPLP certifications are preferred
  • Experience with Project Management Software including MS Project or Clarizen.
  • Light coding experience in Labview
  • Experience with SAP
  • MBA or advanced degree is desirable.

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