4 days old
2018-07-122018-08-10
  • Job Code
    319703586
Jobid: 319703586
Job Title: Group Manager
Location: North Carolina - Charlotte

The Opportunity:

SEL Engineering Services, Inc. (SEL-ES) seeks professional, innovative and detailed individuals for our Group Manager position located at our field office in Charlotte, North Carolina.  

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with industry experts while participating in developing cutting edge products, then this may be the position for you!
 

Group Manager

Responsibilities:

The Group Manager at SEL Engineering Services, Inc. (SEL-ES) is required to develop and maintain substantial technical expertise in all areas of electric power protection, automation and monitoring systems and develop and maintain extensive working knowledge of the company’s equipment, products, and solutions to electric power system operation and control.  The incumbent will be responsible for: 1) maintaining his or her current high-level understanding of the company’s products and technologies and how they are deployed across the organization’s global operations; 2) conferring with senior-level technical leaders to ensure optimum resource allocation; 3) leading regular group meetings focused on problem solving and workflow improvement efforts; 4) ensuring that all project delivery and budget objectives are met; 5) researching, developing, and implementing innovative control methodologies for power system control and automation; 6) creating and presenting proposals for automation, monitoring, and control equipment, services, and systems; 7) assuming a project management role as needed; 8) serving as the secondary customer contact on technical matters to resolve customer concerns and foster customer satisfaction; 9) mentoring, directing, controlling, and exercising discretion over the activities of the professional employees under his or her direction, including holding the authority to recommend hiring, firing, and other personnel actions; 10) providing expert level support for the company’s marketing, sales, application engineering and development activities; 11) contributing to the continuous improvement of performance standards for the group and ensuring the group’s adherence to common organizational and professional standards; 12) driving a consistently high level of quality for all of the engineering and related development projects that are executed by the group; 13) ensuring that the company’s over-arching vision for the deployment of engineering services is correctly interpreted and deployed; and 14) keeping apprised of relevant trends in the business environment that impact the company’s global organization. 

TRAVEL:

This full-time position will be based out of the company’s Charlotte, North Carolina field office.  However, because the company has numerous customers nationwide, some travel is required, as the incumbent will occasionally and on a short-term basis be deployed to various customer sites.  Candidates must therefore be willing to travel to various unanticipated locations throughout the United States on an ongoing basis.

To Apply for This Position:

We ask all candidates to apply through our website at www.selinc.com/careers ​. If your qualifications and experience match any of our current openings, please submit your resume for that position so that you may be considered immediately.

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of resume submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

The SEL family of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other protected status.

An Award Winning Company

The Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) family of companies has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

In January, 2015, SEL was chosen as one of the ‘People’s Picks: 15 Great Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production” by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™. This prestigious ranking celebrates the SEL 100% employee-owned culture as one of the best in the country. SEL has received numerous awards, including the Association of Washington Businesses (AWB) Better Workplace Award (2014 and 2009), the International and National Relief Award from American Red Cross (2013), the Fortune Magazine 100 Best Companies to Work For (2012), the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Top 100 Largest Private Companies (2010 and 2012) and 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State (1999 through 2003, 2010, and 2011), Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies (1990, 1991, 2008, 2010, and 2011), the Association of Washington Businesses (AWB) Manufacturing, Workplace, and Community Service Award (1998 through 2010), the Washington State Quality Achievement Award (WSQA), and the Washington Secretary of State Corporations for Communities Award (2010). Puget Sound Business Journal has also ranked SEL as one of Washington State’s Top 100 Largest Private Companies every year since 2007.

In an independent survey conducted by Newton-Evans Research Company, SEL ranks first in all performance categories including: technology, features, security against hackers, web/internet information ability, technical service and support, maintenance cost, relay setting PC software, and price. Since 2006, SEL has also held the elite VPP STAR status certification from Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. Less than 2,000 companies in the U.S. earn the VPP STAR status for outstanding safety and health programs.

Apply Your Talent. Make a Difference. Enjoy the Rewards.

Are you ready to be part of a highly motivated and well-equipped team? Are you a quick learner who likes new challenges? If so, then you are ready to join us at the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories family of companies.

Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III delivered the first commercial digital protective relay in 1984. Under his technical, managerial, and fiscal leadership, SEL has expanded to become a leader in the power industry, employing almost 4,000 people world-wide. Dr. Schweitzer understands and supports the need for investing in employees. In return, he expects that we hire only the best, most highly motivated team members, and that we deliver simple, reliable, and cost-effective products and solutions.

Our products and solutions must be simple and reliable because they protect the largest, most complicated machine on earth: the electric power grid. Blackouts remind us that reliable electric power is crucial to our society. SEL provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of utility and industrial electric systems worldwide.

Our company and our products exist to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. That purpose has made SEL very successful, and the company is managed with sound fiscal judgment and that purpose in mind. Profits are reinvested to fuel the company’s growth.

In addition to offering a variety of challenges in a supportive, stable environment, SEL shares its success with employees through our Employee Stock Ownership Program. Its purpose is to involve employees in the company’s long-term success and to encourage employees’ motivation, creativity, and productivity. Once employees become eligible, SEL will contribute a certain percentage of employees’ salaries, above their normal compensation, to accrue company stock with pre-tax dollars in their account.

In SEL’s 30 Years of Innovation Video, SEL employees describe the innovation, creativity, and experience of SEL’s products and growth over the last 30 years!

The SEL family of companies has an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for all regular full-time employees and their entire family, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance, maternity leave, education assistance programs, a very generous employee stock ownership plan, 401K, flexible benefit account, and an outstanding work environment.


SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


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