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VPs of Engineering oversee an enterprise's engineering activities. Essential duties listed on a regular VP of Engineering resume highlight duties like setting the company's strategic directions, updating his or her knowledge of industry trends, recruiting and directing other members of the staff, and making sure customer requirements are met. Based on the most successful resume examples for VP of Engineering, the most sought-after qualifications include leadership, organizational skills, engineering expertise, teamwork, and self-motivation. Eligible candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in an engineering field and have previous managerial experience.

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VP of Engineering

Revamped technology & data models, built new technology plan slashing manual processes 80%. Pitched, closed $3M+ angel and VC funding. Helped increase company revenues 35%+. Oversaw domestic, Chinese and Indian offshore engineering teams.

  • 20 direct reports, 65% of who were promoted.
  • Replaced, upgraded hardware & software infrastructure: 50+ Linux servers, Oracle 10g RAC, Hitachi 340TB SAN.
  • Developed competitive intelligence application for Sears: empowered HQ to track & control web application allowing sales associates nationwide to gather & compare products / pricing. Developed product attribute-matching algorithms.
  • Helped pitch, close, execute on deals with eBay, Sears, Walmart, Costco, Home Depot, Lowes, AC Nielsen, Benjamin Moore, Bosch, Barnes & Noble, Ace, True Value, Best Buy, Staples, Office Depot, Target, ToysRUs, Whirlpool.
  • Managed $1.5M development budget. Oversaw $600K infrastructure (hardware, software, networking) budget. Defined, sourced, negotiated, managed and participated in datacenter infrastructure installation and set-up.
  • Spearheaded strategic partnerships with NetSuite, Revionics.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
Political Science / Economics
2

VP of Engineering

Presided over Voice Engineering Group charged with maintenance of Voice Over IP infrastructure, services, and applications, managing $45M budget, two directors, two senior architects, and 20 other technical development personnel. Interfaced with Product Management and Operations to launch order entry and billing services for EarthLink Voice. Led team to launch MyVoice portal that allowed customers to check voicemail, billing, address book, and other information/functions online for the first time.

  • Influential in increase of network uptime from 96% to 99.9% after coordinating group of Telephony, VOIP, and software engineers that debugged, optimized, and scaled systems.
  • Doubled customer base to 70,000 and halved VOIP tech support calls within six months of joining group.
  • Negotiated with two major vendors, Level3 and Covad in effort to develop efficient trouble ticket handling process, reducing expensive "truck rolls" 33%.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering
3

VP of Engineering & Manufacturing

Responsible for technical and manufacturing performance across a high-end product family, in a fast paced high-mix environment

  • Introduced seven new product lines on time and with good market success
  • Reduced operating expenses by over $900K and increased manufacturing capacity 33% introducing sound purchasing tactics, manufacturing innovations, cross training, employing the 5 Ss and right-sizing headcount
  • Improved on-time delivery from 45% to over 95% by applying good scheduling practices, tracking mechanisms and continuous improvement of sales order/manufacturing/shipping processes
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Management Training
4

VP of Engineering, Operations, and Customer Service

Managed Engineering, Manufacturing, and Customer Support while the company grew from $60 million to $100 million. Directed engineering group of 50 and manufacturing staff of 90. Products introduced to production under my management contributed over $150 million of company revenue (and growing).

  • Entered company as a consultant and put together a manufacturing and development restructuring program and was hired to implement it.
  • Introduced a Product Life Cycle (PLC) process which cut commercialization costs by 10-25%.
  • Developed camera platform which has spun off four new products.
  • Improved product quality and customer satisfaction by establishing and running Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) teams for two largest customers.
  • Responsible for $6-8 million engineering budget.
  • Grew Customer Support P&L by 25% to $10 million and doubled Service Contract business in first year by restructuring organization and increasing product offerings.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Physics
MS
Chemical Engineering
PhD
Mechanical Engineering
5

VP of Engineering/r&d/qa&ra - IZI Medical Products

Released three new medical products in 2011. Four new products are underway for 2012.

  • Increased productivity by 51% resulting in $380,000 in annualized savings on one line.
  • Implemented formal cost reduction program resulting in $600,000 in savings.
  • As VP of QA/RA led successful key customer audit and ISO recertification audit.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

VP of Engineering

Managed a staff of 30 responsible for the engineering, development and testing of a Lucent/Excel tandem switch

  • Oversaw all hardware creation and modifications including racks, custom solutions and 3rd party product integration
  • Supervised the Quality Assurance Integration Team responsible for all system, performance and feature testing
  • Maintained responsibility for the Tech Pubs and Training groups, documenting all changes, upgrades and releases
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
7

VP of Engineering

[company name] provides a SaaS video platform to enable the film and music industry to monetize.

  • Recruited to ramp up Engineering, Product Management, QA, Support, and Operations in San Francisco and Lahore, Pakistan. Managed 5 direct reports.
  • Delivered a native mobile application, LittleTV, to compete in the asynchronous video chat space built on Ruby on Rails, Parse, Firebase, and EngineYard.
  • Delivered a Multi-Channel Network (MCN) on Facebook enabling the film and music industry to monetize video via pre-roll built on Ruby on Rails and EngineYard.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Mathematics
8

VP of Engineering/ Supply Chain

Created and implemented largest university alternative transportation system in the U.S.

  • Developed and executed engineering plans and procedures to assure projects were completed within budgetary and time constraints
  • Managed resource allocation of the engineering and production teams to achieve company goals
  • Established Asian supply chain increasing production capacity 400%, while reducing COGS by 40%
  • Developed continuous improvement processes for product development, quality control and production
  • Designed the integration and testing of an electro-mechanical locking system with core business technologies
  • Developed Graphical User Interface (GUI) architecture for patented asset management system
  • Responsible for conducting interviews, hiring, performance reviews, promotion and salary increases
  • Prepared and presented quarterly engineering department project status reports and long term innovation goals to investor group
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
9

VP of Engineering & Quality

Generated $3.45M per year in incremental sales through new product development.

  • Improved First Pass Yield from 84% to 95% in six months.
  • Reduced warranty claims by 50% in a single year & improved FPY to 95% from 84% in six months.
  • Produced over $1M in annual cost savings through redesign.
  • Introduced and implemented a "Tollgate System" to inject quality into the design stage and to create a cross-functional design approach to new product development.
  • Provided purchasing support to procure tooling, source components, and certify suppliers. Led efforts to resolve and correct outstanding quality issues and improve manufacturing processes.
  • Implemented VA/VE to drive cost reduction and improve product integrity.
  • Actively drove Lean philosophy into the Engineering team and NPD process.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Engineering
MS
Mechanical Engineering
10

Executive Assistant to The VP of Engineering

Administrative support to the vice president and the engineering department

  • Coordinated high-level meetings, Goto meeting conferences, online/in-house trainings, and travel
  • Helped implement new procedure that improved project flow within the department
  • Developed and managed department's timesheet with the purpose of generating weekly progress report
  • Created and revised product sheets and installation manuals for product certification
  • Responsible for the preparation and distribution of sealed documents
  • Interim Helios 3D software sales representative
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Development Studies

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