Engineering Manager, Technical Solutions, Kohler Energy

Published
February 18, 2024
Location
Kohler

Description

ngineering Manager, Technical Solutions, Kohler Energy Work Mode Hybrid LocationHybrid at Kohler Energy, WI Opportunity Provide Leadership and develop functional excellence for the Technical Solutions team that is responsible for preparing quotes for non-standard (ES) line items and providing technical design and application assistance to the Kohler Power Systems field sales team and distribution network.This is a hybrid role with expectations of being onsite 2-3 days a week. Specific Responsibilities Provide supervision and technical leadership in the day-to-day activities for the Technical Solutions team. Establish a strong and diverse team culture while continually developing team members in both technical and soft selling skills. Establish team metrics and performance targets to achieve overall business goals. Identify market trends and provide feedback to Marketing team Identify, implement, and document procedural and process changes that will improve team efficiency, response time, consistency in processes and methods, and customer service. Establish collaborative relationships with distribution partners, and internal peer-level stakeholders including Field Sales, Account Management, Product Marketing, Channel Marketing, Engineering, and Operations to achieve business goals. Proficient understanding of spec interpretation, generator sizing, and driving continuous improvement by consistently leading technical project work. Responsible for training of team in all areas of expertise required. Maintain daily workflow tools, assuring smart number quotation accuracy for all engineered special options, and maintaining centralized documentation. Assist with the development of material for application and technical training for the Kohler Power Systems field sales team and distribution network. Create standard presentations and provide training as needed. Develop and maintain a strong talent organization by selecting, appointing and developing people who embody the skills and drive that contribute to our global success. Cultivate the careers of the team and develop a culture of accountability. Delegate to each subordinate the responsibility and authority for performance of the assigned function, evaluate their effectiveness, and counsel and guide them toward improved performance and accountabilities for total talent management. Skills/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree Engineering (BSEE or BSME from an ABET accredited institution). 8+ years of on-site power application experience Strong personal characteristics are mandatory in the areas of leadership, organization, technical aptitude, curious and pragmatic mind-set, communication, judgment, attitude, initiative, and follow-up. 5+ years of experience in technical quoting, reading prints and working with product lines of technical complexity This position requires travel up to 20%. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $119,450 - $152,650. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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