Brock New Product Development – Engineering Manager

2 months ago
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Want to be a part of a global, high-tech company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?  


Then, Brock Grain Systems has a place for you!    


Who We Are:


Brock Grain Systems is a division of CTB, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway Company and we have a long-standing tradition of demonstrating inspirational leadership in developing, marketing and supporting grain facility solutions worldwide. Our company operates facilities in Indiana, Iowa and Missouri.  We are part of the CTB family and have a history going back more than 60 years. Our national and global success comes from our company strength and dependability, innovative solutions, global capacity, and exceptional service.  We take pride in our reputation for delivering Brock Solid® reliability and durability – as well as being at the forefront of the worldwide challenge to feed a growing population.  So, as a team member you will be part of our mission in developing new technologies to help feed the world!


Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®


What We Offer:


  • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and family-oriented work environment with flexible work/life balance schedules
  • Challenging and progressive career development
  • Competitive salaries
  • Profit Sharing, Holiday Bonus & 401k
  • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
  • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Dependent Scholarship Program
  • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
  • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role!

What You’ll Do:


As the Engineering Manager of New Product Development, you will develop, implement, and lead new product lines which align to the organizational goals and market needs.

Specific Responsibilities

Your Accountabilities In The Role: 

  • You will layout a Product Roadmap through research, development and implementation, focused on priority, value, and profitability aligned to the organizational goals, budget, and market needs
  • You will develop and execute plans for new product development that meet the budget, timeline, and manufacturing capabilities
  • You will recruit, hire, train, develop and lead project team members and subcontractors to ensure product success, with first pass yield
  • You will create, develop and drive continuous improvement programs and processes which will improve our products, our performance, and our cost – while continuously providing innovative solutions to our customers
  • You will use a stage gate process to ensure the right people are involved in the product development process while working cross-functionally with various groups of the organization to ensure high quality, innovative product solutions
  • You will oversee components of the purchasing department to ensure optimal budget success


Position Requirements:

  • Requires a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar in education and experience is preferred
  • 7 - 10 years’ “hands on” experience of direct project team management and leadership, with product development in an agricultural environment setting (or similar) preferred. Will consider strong mechanical background in motor cycle mechanics, manufacturing, building/construction, etc.
  • Strong financial aptitude with ability to plan, execute and manage short and long-term projects efficiently and effectively
  • Intermediate PC skills, strong mechanical aptitude with ability to utilize a “hands on” approach to find and understand the root cause and ensure a holistic process
  • Other Skills: Strategic, Collaborative, Servant Leadership through Inspiration, Logic and Direction, ability to Influence others and promote Inclusion, Creative, Innovative, Customer Focused and Passionate

Other Important Information:     


Position Status & Salary:  Salaried Position; with salary being commensurate with proven expertise. 


The position is bonus eligible.    And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!


Reports To: Vice President & General Manager                         


Core Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm (with some flexibility; 45-50 hour work weeks)


Travel:   Approximately up to 20 % (Global Travel)


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