Manager of Research and Development & Engineering
Roanwell Corporation
Bronx, New York

Job Summary:

The Manager of Research and Development & Engineering will plan and direct the Engineering Department's product research and develop new products in accordance with the company's objectives and goals in the most efficient manner.

Job Duties:

1) Lead the Company's research efforts in acoustics, other product research and design improvements for new and existing products.

2) Lead the application process for SBIR/STTR and other grants.

3) Broaden the Company's affiliations with experts in the field, universities, agencies and OEM research departments to strengthen grant proposals.

4) Monitor such grant programs to ensure that goals are met within budget and schedule limitations.

5) Provide well-considered judgments on emergency, short and long term planning for engineering and general operations.

6) Liaison with manufacturing, material control, marketing and other departments regarding planning matters pertaining to engineering procedures.

7) Maintain efficient records to support patent action. Cooperate with patent council in obtaining patent protection for the company's unique processes and products.

8) Maintain an effective department to achieve company objectives consistent with established planning.

9) Prepare periodic reports and other data for presentation to the President indicating record of achievement in relation to established goals; recommend improvements, personnel requirement and expenses.

10) Prepares and presents technical presentations to appropriate customer groups.

11) Administer work rules, disciplinary action; assist with internal company programs through communication with employees.

12) As necessary, appraise employee performance, recommend and/or approve change of status and salary adjustments.


B.S. Degree in acoustics / applied physics

Advanced Degree in electronics is highly desirable

Five plus years experience at the managerial level

Extensive experience in analog measurement techniques related to sound

Broad experience with engineering designs and processes for manufactured products.

Work independently in an informal environment towards company goals.

For consideration, please send resume with cover letter indicating position applying for and salary requirements to

Posted 11/9/10

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