Mechanical engineer managers are responsible for the overall management of the mechanical engineering department, including both administrative and technical aspects. They also serve on project teams and as a lead engineer under the general direction of a project engineer. They manage engineering and design teams, and they must possess strong leadership and communication skills.
Mechanical Engineering Manager Tasks
Review and improve cost reduction, maintenance, documentation, and other programs.
Provide expertise to direct and strategize mechanical engineering design and implementation.
Supervise mechanical engineers in production, inspection and review of tools, ensuring quality and timeliness.
Select, approve and test materials and supplies for quality and conformance to specifications.