QSA Global & NSI ITW

Engineering Manager

Apply Now

Description/Job Summary

North Star Imaging, Inc. (NSI), based in Rogers, MN is the domestic leading manufacturer of turn-key 2D Digital X-ray and 3D X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) systems for the Industrial Nondestructive Testing industry. NSI has facilities located in Minnesota, California, Massachusetts, France, UK and China.

North Star Imaging's Engineering Manager is responsible for all mechanical, electrical, and controls engineering functions, management of new product development including: specifications, scheduling, design, prototyping and testing.


  • Leading research, innovation creation, and new product development.
  • Managing the product development portfolio to meet commercial and customer requirements in accordance with regulatory, safety, and quality standards. 
  • Interfacing with other departments within the organization on sales, operational, quality issues, and customers on technical and design issues. 
  • Providing technical support to manufacturing, sales and marketing.
  • Managing multiple project schedules and communicating project status to stakeholders.
  • Reviewing project bids for technical, delivery, and cost feasibility.
  • Establishing and leading quality, delivery, and cost improvement initiatives.
  • Supporting technical evaluation of customer equipment and complaints.
  • Coaching and developing engineering team members.

Required Skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in the execution of the technical aspects of capital equipment development.
  • Basic competency in understanding of all technical aspect (mechanical, electrical, control, software) of electro-mechanical products.
  • Formal training and experience in the management of technical projects that include mechanical, electrical, controls, and software or technical documentation development for industrial products.
  • Strong leadership qualities including initiative, communications, team leadership, training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Experience with hiring and building a cohesive team in a technical environment as well as developing technical personnel through their career paths, both in management development and technical areas.
  • Experience with design and development of complex electro-mechanical systems in an industrial product setting.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, and plan methods of approach and organize means to achieve the solution of complex technical problems.
  • Project management skills for both individual projects as well as team projects to include the ability to plan, organize and conduct technical programs within the financial constraints set for programs.
  • Able to conceptualize new ideas based on voice-of-customer and marketing requirements and follow through various phases and into production
  • Analyze, evaluate and plan methods of approach and organize means to achieve the solution of complex technical problems.
  • Ability to develop detailed estimates of manpower, prototype expenses and general ROIs for proposed programs.
  • Word processing, spreadsheet, design, e-mail, and utilize project management software
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical design software, SolidWorks and AutoCAD preferred

Required Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering/Technology, 10-13 years’ experience or
  • Master of Science in Engineering, 7-10 years’ experience
  • 10+ yrs. experience in Engineering design

Preferred Experience

  • Managing capital equipment projects

Required Education

  • Bachelor's of Science in Engineering/Technology


North Star Imaging provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’ educational endeavors, wellness and financial security.
Benefits include:
• Medical and dental coverage
• 401(k) retirement savings program with company match
• Paid time off and paid holidays
• Paid Parental Leave
• Wellness program
• Life insurance up to 8x the salary
• Educational assistance
• Employee assistance program
• 3:1 Corporate Match of charitable contributions
• Employee discounts with ITW’s key suppliers: cars, computers, appliances and more

Candidate requirements include:
• Passing results on both pre-employment drug and background checks (which includes driving
record) are required.
• A valid driver's license is required for this position.
• A good driving record is necessary
• Must be able to provide proof that you are legally able to work in the United States
Apply Now
QSA Global & NSI ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color,
religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected
by law.