Project Manager – Engineering

  • Location: Fridley, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43340

SkyWater is partnering with an existing client in the North Metro to find a Project Manager (Engineering) for their team! This person will be responsible for design work on new and existing products. They’ll design these products in SolidWorks, work with clients & internal engineering teams on design projects, support these projects throughout their lifecycles, maintain communication with clients & internal teams and much more. We’re looking for someone with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar field), 3+ years of relevant mechanical, design, or project engineering experience and strong communication skills. If you’re looking for an opportunity to work on design engineering projects with opportunities to advance your career into more of a project manager in the future, then please submit your resume to be considered!



  • Design new & existing products in SolidWorks.
  • Partner with internal engineering teams throughout project lifecycles.
  • Maintain communication with clients and work with them on any design tweaks or modifications.
  • Oversee project budgets and timelines as needed.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • 3+ years of relevant mechanical or design engineering experience (or a similar combination of experience).
  • Strong communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Experience working within a manufacturing environment.

Director of Engineering

  • Location: Fridley, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41201

We are retained to partner with a mid-sized, privately owned manufacturer in town that is about to open up a brand new facility! They need a Director of Engineering that can remain technical, but build a foundation of processes for this new facility. You’ll get a chance to make a major impact on the organization, so we are looking for an entrepreneurial spirit.


  • Develop engineering strategy for a new manufacturing facility 
  • Lead the planning and execution of introducing new products
  • Lead a team of 10+ direct reports (Engineers, Machinists, Technicians)
  • Identify continuous improvement and cost reduction opportunities and implement new initiatives 
  • Build cases for capital investments in new equipment – lead the installation and testing of that equipment 
  • Establish a culture of safety and regulatory compliance 


  • B.S. Engineering or related
  • Experience working within a highly regulated environment
  • Strong NPI background
  • 3+ years of management experience 
  • Knowledge and experience with precision machining processes 

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