Job Title:  Engineering Director


Keene, NH, US, 03431

Business Unit:  Precitech/TMC
Posting Date:  Sep 15, 2023
Job Description: 

Engineering Director, Precitech

Precitech designs and manufactures the world’s most advanced ultra-precision machining solutions for freeform diamond turning, milling, and grinding which are used to produce optical lenses, mold inserts, mirrors, and precision mechanical components for defense, aerospace, consumer optics and other high-tech industries. Our machines produce rotationally symmetric, asymmetric, freeform, and sculpted geometries with form tolerances and surface finishes measured at the nanometer level.  

We are a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices with annualized sales of $5 billion, within the Ultra Precision Technologies Division (

We are seeking an Engineering Manager with the experience and ability to train, lead, mentor, coach and inspire our team of highly talented Engineering professionals to significantly impact our rapidly growing business. The Engineering Manager will apply solid, practical technical skills and strong leadership abilities to drive successful completion of Engineering commitments.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Lead a multi-disciplinary Engineering team in the development and release of Engineering deliverables consistent with the product development process, customer requirements, and interdepartmental needs.
  • Assign Engineering resources, including outside contractors as appropriate, to projects to ensure successful on-time completion.
  • Provide technical support to Sales, Operations, Service, and Quality
  • Hands-on team player that leads by example and consistently coaches others for improvement
  • Develop and maintain strong positive collaborative working relationships with interdepartmental team members, gaining the trust and ability to influence others.
  • Plan and execute product development, product support, technology development, and improvement projects to meet schedule and budget objectives.
  • Proactively identify external resources when needed, facilitate contractual relationships, and integrate external resources into development teams.
  • Plan and execute goal setting, performance reviews, salary reviews, promotion plans, and create and update job descriptions.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering; advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading an Engineering team
  • Strong leadership skills including the ability to inspire and motivate.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Experience in Engineering Project Management
  • Strong design/development background in a manufacturing environment
  • Solid technical skills, with a passion for precision
  • Results-oriented, with a strong “get it done” attitude.
  • Ability to translate corporate and organization goals into meaningful actions for Engineering team
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills with the ability to interact with a variety of audiences.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills, and the ability to simplify complex ideas and processes.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to multitask and display consistent follow-through on tasks, assignments, projects, etc.
  • “Roll up your sleeves” attitude in applying Engineering experience, knowledge and skills in contributing to team efforts.


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Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene