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Software Development Manager

Company: Milacron
Location: Batavia
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Milacron is looking for a *Software Development Manager *to join our team in *Batavia, Ohio*. Leading a team of software development engineers, this person will be responsible for leading the execution of our New Product Development (NPD) activities in Machine Controls. Primary responsibilities include: Drive NPD execution to meet expectations for software release timing and quality; Create resource and timing plans for NPD projects; Ensure customer requirements are translated to software requirements and are documented; Institute Agile processes and align to Stage Gate processes. This is an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineering professional who wants to be part of a growing function.*What Milacron Offers You: ** A robust PTO policy with 20 days of paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, and 6 paid sick days!* Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, company paid short- & long-term disability.* Generous 401K Matching Program - 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50? for?each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved\** Competitive pay* Paid Parental Leave* Opportunities for development and advancement*What you'll do*:* Plan the Software Development portion of NPD projects. This includes resource needs and timing.* Partner with Product Management, Project Management, and other engineering functions to understand customer requirements. Then translate/document those requirements for Software Development.* Direct and coach engineers.* Continuously review department capacity/demand and make resource adjustments as needed.* Identify outside partners and establish processes to utilize them.* Develop and implement department policies and standards.* Develop, track and report on department KPI's.* Develop processes/procedures/tools to increase department efficiency.* Create and maintain software tools that are in use throughout the company.* Work with marketing/product managers to define and implement new features/content into existing products.*Basic Requirements: * - Bachelor's in Engineering, Mechatronics, or similar degree. - 10+ years of software engineering experience - 5+ years in successful people management. - Must have history of leading successful NPD launches. - Demonstrated ability to effectively lead teams in successful engineering execution of complex machine systems. - Passion for learning, problem solving, and continuous improvement. - Solid understanding of PLC-based hardware and software development for machine controls. - General knowledge of manufacturing processes (plastic processing preferred) - Demonstrated skills to coach for performance. - Ability to work cross-culturally. - Practical experience with specifying or designing GUI for Industrial Controls. - Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Familiarity with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS). - Strong Systems aptitude for Electro/Hydro/Mechanical Motion Control. - Proficient in Software version, revision, configuration control. - Ability to manage using Agile and Waterfall development tools.*Great to Haves*: - Familiarity with IEC1131-3 programming languages. - Familiarity with HTML5. - Understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems. - Ability to read mechanical drawings and wiring diagrams. - Familiarity with ANSI B151.1 - Familiarity with EN201 - Ability to use the following tools:oMicrosoft Visual StudiooB&R Automation StudiooQT DesigneroMicrosoft SharePointoMicrosoft ProjectoJD Edwards Enterprise One (E1) ERP*Physical Demands: *To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 10lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee's ability to see near and far distances.*Who we are: *Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the $27 billion plastic technology and processing industry. We are the only global company with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, extrusion equipment. We maintain strong market positions across these products, as well as leading positions in process control systems, mold bases and components, maintenance, repair and operating ("MRO") supplies for plastic processing equipment. Our strategy is to deliver highly customized equipment, components and service to our customers throughout the lifecycle of their plastic processing technology systems.Milacron is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (NYSE: HI) ( is a global industrial company operating in over 40 countries with over 10,000 associates serving a wide variety of industries around the world. Guided by our Purpose — Shape What Matters For Tomorrow--- — we pursue excellence, collaboration, and innovation to consistently shape solutions that best serve our associates, customers, communities, and other stakeholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes brands such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville.*EEO*: At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.*DISCLAIMER: *The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 5x8* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayApplication Question(s):* Please list the best phone number and email to reach you regarding your application.Education:* Bachelor's (Required)Experience:* Engineering: 10 years (Required)* Leadership: 5 years (Required)* New Product Development: 5 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Milacron, Cincinnati , Software Development Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Batavia, Ohio

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