Director of Engineer - Consumer Goods

Elgin Permanent USD110,000 - USD150,000
  • Report to the President
  • 100% Healthcare coverage, 20% bonus

About Our Client

They design and develop products in the USA and focus exclusively on consumer goods. They serve a variety of industries with their products being front and center in DIY stores like Home Depot and Lowes. They seek a Director of Engineering that will oversee all engineering related activities and report to the President of organization.

  • Report to the President
  • Oversee all NPD and a team of Design Engineers

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Manage, development and drive the engineering team through entire product life cycle
  • Plan, budget and schedule within the department to meet all project deadlines
  • Evaluate and approve designs/drawings to ensure quality, accuracy and completeness of engineering drawing
  • Work cross functionally with other teams and groups - engineers, manufacturing, operations, procurement, etc.
  • Evaluate and consistently look to improve the engineering development processes and procedures

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field required
  • 10 years of experience within engineering, preferably in consumer goods
  • Must have 3 years or more management experience leading a team of engineers
  • Experience and knowledge of plastic and metal parts manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Ability to understand and identify key market trends, with strategic market development experience
  • Hands on experience with cross functional teams internally and working with key suppliers
  • Exceptional presentation, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with methods and tools for calibration and components
  • Proven track record of managing time lines and long/short term assignments

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary, up to $150,000 depending on experience
  • Yearly bonus, based on department and company performance, average is 15%
  • Full benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, ST & LT disability - 100% covered for employee
  • 401k match of 10%
  • 15+ days of PTO + 15 paid holidays
Josh Berg
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract Type
Consultant name
Josh Berg
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