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Engineering Manager

Job Title
Engineering Manager
Job ID
Omaha,  NE 68138
Other Location


Ceres' team of Mechanical, Industrial and Electrical Certified Professional Engineers has nearly 100 years of combined experience, and they, along with our technicians, welders and fabricators, complete our team of experts in analyzing concept generation, designing, and specifying components for complex systems and then bring them to life through our manufacturing capabilities.

Ceres is looking for an Engineering Manager to lead the technical execution of engineering project needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.  You’ll have the opportunity to manage existing projects as well as bring new ones to life and manage the entire process from project identification to construction and beyond. 

We’re looking for a positive and creative person who can think on the edge, take calculated risks, and lead a team in the entire engineering process of custom products.  If you’re ready for the challenge, apply or contact us today at 402-891-7555 or recruiting@ceresgroup.com.   

  • Plans, organizes and directs engineering to meet company objectives for design, new product development and improvement of existing product lines by performing the duties personally or through subordinates.
  • Leads day-to-day leadership and management of the assigned mechanical engineering team.  Builds and manages a competent team by effectively training and developing employees, delegating work assignments, assisting with writing and conducting performance appraisals, coaching and counseling.
  • Provides design feasibility and problem-solving experiment design at a high technical level, coordinates engineering projects with responsibility for directing the work of other engineers, technicians, designers and drafters.
  • Works collaboratively with the Business Unit Leaders and the Sales Team and the Lead Engineer on projects ranging from simple parts to complex machinery for a wide variety of industries.
  • Ensures all mechanical engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with organization's established policies and objectives.
  • Works as part of a cross functional team to facilitate understanding and resolution of product development issues across multiple product lines.
  • Serves as a key resource to examine mechanical behavior issues and bring to resolution for existing products.
  • Provides leadership and technical direction to cross functional teams. This includes development of mechanical engineering drawings, internal and external customer deliverables, and providing technical support to manufacturing, sourcing, and project engineering.  Develops detailed project plans and guides teams through execution.
  • Meets with customers to gather and analyze customer requirements, establish project vision and goals, communicate project plan updates, and ultimately deliver a high-quality product.’
  • Creates product testing methods and ensures recording of testing results for machinery. Performs quality inspections, red-lining engineering drawing such as general arrangements, drawings, etc. and follows through with corrections and certification for corrections, if needed.

  • We are interested in knowing the nuts and bolts of who you are, so tell us about your proud moments and accomplishments that got you to where you are today.
  • Tell us about your related experiences and training.
  • Let us know how your background aligns with this position’s responsibilities.
If you have any questions prior to applying, please reach out to our Recruiting team at recruiting@ceresgroup.com or 402-891-7555.

  • Medical (and FSA/HSA plans), Dental, Vision Insurances
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Profit Sharing
  • Tuition Reimbursement and In-house Training Dept.
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Safety Glasses and Boot Program


Ceres specializes in equipment and attachments that require a high degree of mechanical, hydraulic and/or electrical functionality.  Our team of engineers, along with our technicians, welders and fabricators, have over 100 years of combined experience in:
  • Concept Generation
  • Design
  • Specifying complex systems
  • Manufacturing capabilities

Ceres is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. Ceres shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.


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