Job Description

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Director of Engineering

  • Job Tag: #LI-AR2
  • Posted: August 05,2022

SkyWater is partnering with an existing client in the Minneapolis area to find a Director of Engineering. This person will be responsible for leading a cross-functional engineering team, building & maintaining a strong culture, achieving strategic objectives and much more. The Director of Engineering will report directly to the company President and participate on the leadership team. If you’re looking for an opportunity where you can lead a company’s engineering function while making a huge impact on the business, then please submit your resume to be considered!


  • Lead a team of 10+ direct reports across various groups (Quality, Manufacturing, etc.).
  • Look for opportunities to improve engineering standards & practices.
  • Establish annual goals & objectives for the engineering teams that align with the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Build and maintain an employee-centric culture with an emphasis on collaboration, continuous improvement, and safety.
  • Conduct performance reviews, distribute work responsibilities, mentor & train new team members, and hiring & firing as needed.
  • Other projects or responsibilities as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • 5+ years of management experience (experience leading multiple teams of engineers preferred).
  • Strong people leadership required – ability to train, mentor and grow employees.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • High level of attention to detail and strong organization skills.

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