Mechanical Engineering Manager plans and directs all aspects of mechanical engineering activities within an organization. Ensures all mechanical engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with organization's established policies and objectives. Being a Mechanical Engineering Manager oversees the design of products such as engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc. May oversee fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of mechanical products. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Additionally, Mechanical Engineering Manager typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Mechanical Engineering Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Mechanical Engineering Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience.