Engineering Manager



Fire Research Corporation, a Safe Fleet company, combines innovative products and talented associates to produce exceptional solutions that improve worker productivity and reduce workplace accidents.? Fire Research Corporation product solutions are marketed to emergency responders, truck and trailer operators, food and pharmaceutical manufacturers, telecommunication and utility workers, and other specialty vehicle occupations.? Fire Research Corporation is located in Nesconset, New York, near Long Island and is committed to providing the best possible products for our customers and the best possible work environment for our employees.



The Engineering Manager will actively demonstrate and drive the use of robust engineering processes and documentation by:

??????? Leading the engineering team to produce new products and to respond to new vehicle launches, new markets, and new product applications;

??????? Encouraging the growth and development of all Engineering personnel;

??????? Collaborating with all departments to drive increased profitability and customer satisfaction;

??????? Working with the Product Managers and Divisional Management to develop project scope and priorities



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles; and risk of electrical shock.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather); working near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather).

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


At Safe Fleet, you are empowered to build a career that will take you where you want to go. You'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the tools necessary to achieve personal success.?? We offer a comprehensive compensation package, including Medical, Dental, 401K and bonuses.



????????Qualified candidates will have innovation skills and the ability to think ?outside the box?.??

????????We?re seeking an established, action-oriented leader who thrives on data driven problem solving, growth opportunities, and personnel development.?

????????The position requires the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

????????Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the function of the job.

????????Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.

????????Ability to perform field diagnostics and work with external suppliers and customers to diagnose product issues.

????????Maintains a working knowledge of the latest codes and new developments in testing and examination methods of processes, materials, and products.

  • Experience working with suppliers and customers to create solutions for custom customer applications.


????????Leadership ? Leads by example; demonstrates a high level of team building ability

????????Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

????????Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

????????Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures;

????????Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently;

????????Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure;

????????Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality;

????????Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.


  • Bachelor?s degree in engineering related field with 10+ years of product design experience in a manufacturing setting. BA in Electrical Engineering is preferred

  • Design experience with electro/mechanical products and control systems.

  • Proven track record of successful product development and new product launches.


  • Master?s degree in Engineering

  • Product Development Stage Gate Experience

  • Strong product design experience

  • Quality Management System experience


????????Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.?

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.?

  • Strong experience in engineering software packages, design processes, organizational methods, project management / planning and cost analysis.?


????????Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.?

????????Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


????????Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

????????Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


????????Will use computer-assisted engineering, design, analysis and testing software.


????????The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

????????Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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