Lead Engineer

Location: Fowlerville, MI

Department: Total Security Solutions

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

JOB POSTING: Engineering Manager

Total Security Solutions is looking for a qualified Full-Time Lead Engineer who will play a key role in leading a team of engineers, and working closely with the project management team as well as the production manager to successfully follow jobs through design and fabrication to installation. 

Job Description

  • Coach and mentor project management, engineering and manufacturing team leads
  • Facilitate communication and coordinate activities between the project management, engineering, and manufacturing teams
  • Manage and coordinate day-to-day production of jobs
  • Oversee the job turn, take-off, and engineering processes
  • Coordinate scheduling and resource allocation for fabrication, shipping, and job installation
  • Provide technical consultation to the sales team on complex job opportunities
  • Oversee adherence of job estimating to project pricing and profitability standards
  • Monitor and optimize job profitability and quality metrics
  • Identify and deploy management and improvement systems - including people, process, and technology
  • Develop new products and innovative fabrication techniques


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in an executive leadership role
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to focus on multiple tasks at one time
  • Comfortable with technology and willing to learn new systems
  • Experience performing and coordinating component manufacturing work
  • Strong leadership abilities - delegating work and scheduling / prioritizing
  • Ability to anticipate and troubleshoot potential manufacturing issues

Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • High energy level
  • Curious nature
  • Collaborative work ethic
  • Commitment to excellence
  • The mindset of continuous improvement
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities
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