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Johnson Controls Engineering Manager in Wichita, Kansas

Engineering Manager

United States of America, Kansas, Wichita


Requisition # WD30134666350

Post Date Jan 05, 2022

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What you will do

This position staffs, manages and leads engineering teams responsible for Residential Heat pump & advanced system product designs. This position manages development of major product families, engineering technology, and/or multiple smaller projects.

  • Leads activities to design new heat pumps and variable speed products, new technology, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test plans & procedures.

  • Identifies project resource requirements, reviews overall impact and manages resources within project and fiscal limits.

  • Masters standard principles, methods and procedures and advanced/specialized principles, methods and procedures for immediate programs. Advances the state of the art.

  • Collaborates cross functionally with production, procurement, and product management to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.

  • Forecasts operating costs of department or development team.

  • Determines proficiency and applies best principles, methods and procedures. Provides development team with boundaries, objectives and strategies.

  • Understands general operation of Ducted Systems and overall impact of project activity.

  • Tracks industry trends, relevant legislation, and competitor activities.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

    How you will do it

    This position requires a unique blend of technical skill, and interpersonal strength and leadership. The successful candidate will inspire their team to exceed our customers increasing expectations, through successful team building, coaching, mentoring, and technical excellence using varied forms of effective communication. The successful candidate works well with cross functional team members, positively influences the organization, with an optimistic outlook.

    What we look for


  • If hired, candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to his or her start date.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent combined education and experience , Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Proficiency in a Windows operating environment, including e-mail and Microsoft Office software .

  • Experience working with heat pumps, inverter drive technology, and system design

  • Strong interpersonal skills and decision- making ability.

  • Effective and professional communication and organization skills .

  • Strong planning, forecasting and presentation skills with proven product design and management skills


  • System simulation strengths.

  • Understanding of SAP

  • Self-driven, team building leader.

    Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win everywhere, every day and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through our strategic focus on buildings.

    Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law . If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou .