Director of Engineering

Gentis Solutions is seeking a Director of Engineering for a role in Cincinnati, OH to lead a team of engineers involved in our automotive components and automotive sub-systems for hybrid and electric vehicles.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from accredited university. 
  • 10+ years automotive or transportation related engineering/construction experience.
  • Have a thorough understanding of electrical vehicle operation and design, battery systems a plus.
  • Proficient in Solidworks 3D CAD environment and 2D drawings environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications as well as other computer-based engineering tools
  • Has experience doing FEA in SolidWorks and Solidworks EPDM
  • Has experience supporting continuous product improvement of an engineering product currently in production
  • Experience, or keen interest, in automotive engineering
  • Good communication skills and a team oriented attitude
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced innovative engineering environment

Position Duties:
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Engineering team across all locations and affiliates companies
  • Manage the team’s resources to facilitate timely production of concepts, prototypes, and models
  • Collaborates with other engineers from a variety of disciplines to find innovative solutions to automotive engineering challenges and works to complete projects in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Develop, implement and continuously update engineering standards, methods and best practices
  • Find or design engineering software and tools to maximize efficiency and quality of engineering output
  • Aid in patent generation and review
  • Troubleshoots field issues
  • Able to brief senior management
  • Carry out management responsibilities, including training and development, evaluations, and interviewing and hiring to expand our team
  • Willingness to travel – 20% time for Cincinnati based or more if not local

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