Primarily, a senior product engineering manager is in charge of developing products and procedures, including the schedule, user effectiveness, quality, and budget compliance of the products.
He coordinates a team of product engineers in areas such as architecture, development lifecycles, technology selection criteria, and management development. His/Her job includes evaluating new product designs, analyzing the cost implications, and ensuring all product requirements are met before production is approved. Besides this, he/she sets goals, manages budgets and schedules, and develops strategies to optimize procedures. Also, he/she monitors production progress and resolves issues.
The minimum educational requirement for this job is a bachelor's degree in a related discipline. Candidates must have at least twelve years of related work experience. The skillset includes communication, multitasking, interpersonal, project management, problem-solving, leadership, and analytical skills. Product engineering managers earn an average gross salary of $117,862, which is $56.66 per hour. It varies from $90,000 to $153,000.