Job Description

Job Type : Permanent

Location/City : CT - Wilton

Category : Mechanical

Region : Northeast

Id : 25604

Group Lead of Mechanical Development ( open positions )

Direct hire only

Group Leader within the Mechanical Development Engineering group.  The role will require managerial and technical leadership for up to a 30 member group working on the concept, analysis, development and delivery of intricate lithography components. We are looking for someone with a strong technical background to be able to assume the leadership responsibilities while being a hands-on member providing support where needed.  This is a very technical group where a complex engineering background and analytic thought are as important as inspiring leadership and people development.


        Responsible for people management and career development activities including recruiting, onboarding, training, mentoring, coaching, and performance evaluation.

        Responsible for leading a group to perform conceptual design, analysis, and research of new products and innovative changes to existing products using complex or novel engineering approaches and used advanced engineering tools such as solid modeling and FEA.

        Work with multiple engineering disciplines and co-developers to ensure timely realization of competitive, serviceable products that keep the semiconductor industry moving forward

        Exposure to multi-disciplinary projects, such as robotics, mechatronics, or optical systems and developing the skillsets within the Mechanical Development organization to successfully realize leading edge complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits and microchips.

        Responsible for resource management working with Project Leaders to anticipate program staffing and skillset needs and to optimally allocate work between onsite personnel and external codevelopers.

        Lead continuous improvement projects to further improve the quality and efficiency of the organization.



        Minimum 3 years in a technical leadership role

        Minimum 6 years of Mechanical Engineering experience in a design and analysis intensive environment

        Previous experience within the semiconductor industry or precision engineering field preferred

Personal Skills

        Possess strong leadership and ownership characteristics - demonstrated commitment to achieving results on time

        Have strong written and oral communicative skills - ability to communicate effectively to your team and to senior management

        Demonstrated "team player" with a quality orientation and interpersonal skills

        Capability to interface with multidisciplinary groups (including senior leadership), and be willing to take on responsibility, follow through and keep multiple simultaneous projects on schedule

        Be willing to own the integrated systems performance, and support the entire product life-cycle (development through sustaining engineering).  Strive to enable your team to deliver the right design solution for the right cost at the right time.

        Ability to inspire and coach individuals and groups to achieve career development and performance targets.


        Master’s degree or PhD in Mechanical Engineering preferred



It is the policy of GCR to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. GCR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. 

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