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Symmons Industries Engineering Manager in Braintree, Massachusetts


Symmons Industries is seeking anEngineering Managerwho will develop engineering talent, lead new product development projects, extensions to our existing products, and innovation into new markets and technologies.

If you are looking for a company that truly values their team members and encourages ideas and creativity, then we invite you to come talk to us about joining our team.


  • Provides technical leadership, trains, and mentors less senior staff to support business initiatives and strategic goals, and evaluates or troubleshoots problems. Transfers knowledge/ technology solutions within or across groups.

  • Translates customer needs into mechanical designs which meet cost and quality goals selecting and recommending best methods. Defines criteria for success based on interworking with marketing and operations.

  • Will act as a technical expert, lead projects, and work with support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing, preparation of verification test protocols and reports, and prototype fabrication.

  • Applies knowledge in a broad range of topics within mechanical engineering, reflecting in-depth knowledge of at least two sub-specialty areas relating to electromechanical design.

  • Requires project management and systems knowledge/skills and basic business understanding.

  • May lead technical research, feasibility studies, and testing of new and modified designs in areas such as materials, measurement, fluidics, and electronics.

  • Understands relevant IP landscape and generates creative, innovative solutions which may lead to patentable ideas and products.

  • Serves in an advisory role at the management, or senior management level, proposing technical solutions to resolve business issues, and evaluates short and long-term impact.

  • Interfaces with customers, suppliers, sales, and customer support, and works on a national, regional or global basis.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or equivalent combination of training and experience

  • 5-7 years’ experience in new product development for electromechanical systems

  • 2-3 years' experience leading an engineering team

  • Demonstrated ability to lead electromechanical designs displaying creativity, innovation, and leadership.

  • Basic understanding of electronics, PCBA, and enclosure design.

  • Understanding of UL and IP standards

  • Experience with mechanical analysis (e.g. FEA)

  • Knowledge of materials and metal processes (i.e. machining, casting, brazing, soldering, fastening, assembly, fabrication)

  • Proficiency in 3D CAD software such as Solidworks

    In 1939, Paul Symmons advanced the plumbing industry by inventing the first anti-scald, pressure-balancing valve. Eighty years later his legacy lives on through the Temptrol® valve, which is still made right here in the USA.

    While the vision of Paul Symmons is never out of sight, we’re constantly pressing forward, challenging ourselves and the industry to be better… to do better. As we design and redesign the minute details, we’re also conscious of the bigger things, like water conservation, and energy reduction, and global impact.

    That’s what we do here at Symmons – we make things right.

    Headquartered in Braintree, MA, Symmons is a privately held company with regional sales offices and local representatives located throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit

    Symmons offers a competitive compensation package including excellent benefits and a 401k plan with 100% match up to the first 6% of eligible wages with immediate vesting.

    Please submit your application/resume at:

Job ID2023-1502


TypeRegular Full-Time

Job LocationUS-MA-Braintree