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Electrical Engineering Manager


East Syracuse, New York 13057
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INFICON is a growing, global, leading provider of innovative technologies that enhances productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial processes. The products provided by INFICON are world-class instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control and are vital to manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells, and industrial vacuum coating applications. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and China with subsidiaries located throughout the world. This position will be located at INFICON's U.S. headquarters in East Syracuse, NY. For more detailed information about INFICON, please visit our website at

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Electrical Engineering Department, ensuring that project objectives are accomplished within the prescribed schedule, funding, technical, regulatory and quality parameters
  • Lead and manage a team of 10 electrical engineers, designers and drafters for the design and realization of control, data acquisition and electrical systems.
  • Departmental workload planning and resource allocation to support electrical engineering related activities, including product design, R&D, manufacturing and installation support, and customer support
  • Deliver quality engineering service on schedule and within budget
  • Practice and encourage a First-Time-Right approach for preparation of design deliverables, per approved budget/schedule.
  • Design authority for electrical equipment and systems
  • Develop, direct, and maintain departmental design policies, practices, and standards
  • Identify and implement new technologies maintaining the company’s leading edge products,
  • R&D activities including concept, design development and management with regular reporting and the development of the analytical work scope, estimated costs and schedules
  • Review and approve electrical designs and design changes, ensuring that designs are produced in accordance with contractual requirements, design standards, regulatory requirements and company quality policy and procedures
  • Maintain documentation and revision control for electrical designs
  • Department staffing, mentoring, training and evaluation
  • Participate in customer design reviews
  • Provide technical support to the marketing and sales team, including: evaluation of customer requirements, proposal and cost development, technical review and customer presentations
  • Provide manufacturing support; including evaluation of deviation requests and non-conforming product reports
  • Ensure compliance with US export regulations, US law, and the laws and regulation of the local country
  • Domestic and international travel as required

Candidate skills & requirements

  • Highly organized, self-starting, sense of urgency, team oriented
  • 5+ years Management experience in a related industry
  • Highly knowledgeable of Electrical Engineering processes, instrumentation, control, data and power systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating a positive attitude and interaction with the internal team and customers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively work with management, staff, other departments and customers
  • Excellent leadership and problem solving skills with initiative, follow-through and attention to completeness, accuracy and detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to lead and manage people and multi-discipline projects within the constraints of budget and schedule
  • Ability to research and understand new technologies.
  • Ability to coach and mentor department staff
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project


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