Callaway Golf is seeking a Director, Product Engineering - Irons. This is a newly created position based in Carlsbad, CA.
The incumbent is responsible for providing leadership to the Product Engineering function, establishing systems and procedures to ensure the acceptability of components, finished clubs, and accessories during the new product development process. This individual provides leadership and direction to Product Engineers in order to ensure a successful transition of Callaway products from the Design Phase through development and into Production.
Incumbent will also provide input into the Design, reliability, and manufacturing feasibility of new products. The position requires a person to work as a leader and team member interfacing with both internal groups (e.g.: Product Design, Product Performance, Product Concept, Program Management, Supply Chain) and suppliers. Typical responsibilities which are within the scope of this position include; personnel development, review of design for manufacturability, supplier liaison, analysis of data, process implementation, testing of components, oversee the creation of product specifications and process flow and control documentation, process refinement to achieve Design intent including cosmetic finishing, production release of the product. This position will have others as direct reports.
- Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in a technical discipline (engineering, etc.) from a four-year college or university.
- 15 years of experience within a R&D or NPI organization at a consumer products company, with a minimum of 7 years directly involved with Manufacturing, suppliers, new products and related projects/corrective action investigations.
- Experience managing and developing subordinates.
- Knowledge of processes required to manufacture golf equipment (casting, forging, finishing, etc) as well as associated materials
Please send resume, salary history, and cover letter.
Please no phone calls nor Recruiters. Thank you.