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Manager Engineering - Electrical

Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Want a rewarding career in electrical engineering that is changing the commercial power industry? Are you a leader, driver of change and a team player with a winning attitude that loves to be challenged on a daily basis?  Do you desire to solve problems in real time and figure out how to prevent issues in the future with the whole team in mind? If so, do we have the opportunity for you! Be a part of the fastest growing segment of our business, Electrification.

In the Manager of Engineering role, you will oversee all engineering activities for the Electrification group including process, development, production, and testing. Implement and maintain overall engineering objectives and initiatives. Confront and solve performance/operational issues to improve efficiency. Lead and develop the engineering team.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Supports and guides product engineering teams in ongoing development within their assigned area
  2. Supervises and coordinates product research, testing, design and development  if applicable
  3. Promotes the New Product Development process and ensures consistent use
  4. Interfaces with customers regarding part and product design, manufacturing and quality control issues, which fosters relationships
  5. Maintains knowledge of regulatory requirements
  6. Reports regularly on project status, ensures budgets are on track, manages customer satisfaction data and other staff activities
  7. Develops and initiates new technologies, process improvement initiatives and cost reduction programs
  8. Proposes business solutions related to product safety initiatives, annual strategic/situational planning, long-term planning and supplier relationship agreements
  9. Performs full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA, performance management, department budget
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Demonstrates knowledge of engineering, testing and manufacturing processes related to product and/or manufacturing processes
  • Ability to effectively solve problems with diverse groups of people
  • Strong interpersonal, written communication and problem solving skills to effectively interface with engineers, managers and customers
  • Well-developed leadership and planning skills as well as the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Fundamental knowledge of statistics and reliability concepts
  • Strong team building skills
  • Ability to develop and coordinate activities of others and to focus on major project resources to ensure assignments are completed accurately, on time, and on budget
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Seven years of engineering experience
  • Prior management or supervisory experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Domestic and/or international travel as required up to 10%



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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