28 days and 6 hours
Job Title: Technical Manager
Reports to: Operations Manager
Location: Deland, Florida
Responsible for leading, managing, and training Technical staff while meeting company goals, evaluating processes and procedures and implementing corporate strategies according to the vision, values and direction set by the President and Vice President. Manage the development of vendor relations, technical support, demo equipment rigging and inventory. Support product development, receiving, inspection, shipping, and sales.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ø Plan, develop and coordinate the functions of the technical department including budget and forecasts.
Ø Manage configuration control process, provides up to date documentation, control and approval of all customer configurations in terms of sales and purchases.
Ø Confers with internal/external representatives, Sales, Manufacturing and R&D to establish technical specifications and to determine subject material to be developed for publication.
Ø Direct, hire, train, develop, evaluate and maintain discipline of department employees.
Ø Responsible for Demo gear, maintenance, inventory, implementation, and maintenance of SPARKS.
Ø Manages vendor relationships.
Ø Participates with vendors to ensure accurate technical documentation to support products.
Ø Provides technical expertise on all R&D projects.
Ø Responsible for maintaining ISO 9001 Certification including the adherence to rules, regulations and procedures included in the Quality Management System.
Ø Able to understand and explain complex technical issues and presents information in a concise manner.
Ø Supervise and manage material review board inspection procedures.
Ø Formulate and implement departmental policies and procedures
Ø Develop and review performance evaluations for technical employees; 90 days for new hire and annually thereafter while continually coaching and monitoring employees to ensure goals are met.
Ø Support trade show and customer events when appropriate.
Ø Travel within the US and foreign countries as required.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Ø Other duties as assigned
Supervise three to five employees
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill set, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
Ø Maintain job specific certifications as necessary (i.e.: FAA Senior Rigger, Master Rigger, USPA Static Line rating, AFF rated, Tandem Master)
Ø 5 to 7 years in progressive experience in Management and Parachute systems from a Technical aspect
Ø You must be highly organized, self-motivated, disciplined and be able to work effectively cross-departmentally to understand key players
Ø Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ø Proficiency in MS Office applications; QuickBooks, and other Company ERP programs.
Ø BS in Management or equivalent preferred
This is a full-time position Monday through Thursday. Based on business needs the incumbent must have the ability to work a varying schedule, which might include shift work (days or nights), weekdays or weekends, and some holidays. Work hours may vary or change based on departmental requirements.
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CPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity