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Engineering Manager

Lenco Armored Vehicles

Job Summary:

Responsible for leading a team of Engineers in the development and Design of Armored Vehicles.  Duties include research and development of new projects, design improvement on existing projects.


  • Effectively and efficiently lead a team of Engineers that include Design, Electrical, Mechanical, Nesting and Bill of Materials
  • Review Sales Orders and Work Orders for accuracy
  • Develop and implement schedule for individual truck modeling to meet required dates.
  • Create and coordinate production plans to meet the goals of the organization.
  • Collaborate with members of production staff to review designs and resolve manufacturing concerns.
  • Manage ECR (Engineering Change Request) Process and implementation.
  • Improve the design to manufacturing process.
  • Ensure effective maintenance of bills of material for manufactured and purchased parts.
  • Lead the improvement of standard operating procedures, safety, quality control, and training.
  • Conduct performance reviews
  • Lead and implement process improvement via design and manufacturing improvement techniques.
  • Hands on design of within SolidWorks and AutoCAD
  • Ongoing training and development of staff
  • Identify areas of process improvement, cost and waste reduction
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Undertake relevant training and development as required.
  • Carry out duties within a realistic timeline ensuring that deadlines are met.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.
  • Exercises discretion and individual judgement with respect to Company matters


  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
  • Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Supervises Engineering staff including Bills of Material, Scheduling and Nesting


  • Various levels of internal staff within a variety of departments.
  • Customer and vendor interaction.
  • Production, Sales and Purchasing Departments


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment


  • College Degree


  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clean driving record
  • Fork truck certification


  • Design skills inclusive of the ability to understand and create blueprint design.
  • Knowledge of welding and metal fabrication
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, SolidWorks, Corel, AutoCAD and ProNest
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently while maintaining scheduled deadlines.
  • Ability to take design from concept to build.
  • Mechanical experience and ability
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to maintain focus.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Math skills required (add, subtract, divide, multiply, algorithms and geometric design)
  • Reading abilities required (Including blueprints and schematics)
  • Attention to detail.
  • Follow safety and materials policies and procedures.


  • Must be able to pass physical exam.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects.
  • Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle.
  • Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting, and kneeling
  • Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle.
  • Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
  • Good hearing


  • Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs.  Safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Working safely is a precondition of employment.


  • Heated and well-ventilated factory with bright lighting and epoxied floors
  • Work shirts provided
  • Team Environment with periodic company luncheons and celebratory functions
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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