How to Enter
To become an Engineering Manager within the Manufacturing & Logistics industry, many New Zealand employers may expect you to have a strong background in engineering and operational management. This could include possessing a diploma or degree that focuses on the practicalities of running large-scale Manufacturing and Engineering projects, and several years working in a supervisory position.
The typical responsibilities of an Engineering Manager can include some or all of the following:
Deciding engineering goals and timetables
Setting and reporting budgets
Identifying what materials, supplies, machinery and equipment are needed to meet goals
Managing engineering suppliers and vendors
Evaluating engineering processes and creating reports
Maintaining, testing, improving and deciding when to repair or replace equipment and machinery
Developing new processes
Developing, training and assisting Engineers
Meeting and liaising with clients and customers
Overseeing engineering safety standards and risks
Engineering Managers may choose to take up a similar position in another industry or specialise further within Engineering Management, such as Manufacturing Technology, Quality Control or Health and Safety.
100K – 190K per annum (NZD)