PPL Corporation Supv-Design Engineering in Allentown, Pennsylvania



Supv-Design Engineering

Primary Responsibilities:

Develop responsibility center plans and goals and oversee the completion.

Oversee development of manpower and dollar resource plans and allocations.

Review and approve procedures, calculations, reports, and other documents.

Promote teamwork through integrated planning and coordination of process improvements.

Maintain operational focus within the group by work prioritization, providing expectations, and delivering high quality products.

Supervision of direct reports including coaching, counseling, performance monitoring, barrier removal, and championing of employee concerns.

In-person supervision of employees to ensure compliance with FLSA wage and hour issues as well as to monitor compliance with safety rules.

Physical presence in the office/on-site to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

May be assigned an Electric Utilities emergency and storm role. This is a special assignment that comes into play during storms and other emergencies when the company needs to restore power or respond to other issues affecting customer service. This role may necessitate the need to work after-hours, outside of your normal schedule.

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Position Summary:

The purpose of this job is to provide technical guidance, coaching, counseling, and formal supervision to assigned Design Engineering staff in support of producing high quality, timely and cost-effective solutions to technical and business objectives. The incumbent supervises first line supervisors and individual contributors. The incumbent is responsible for the development and assignment of short and long term goals, supporting department goals and initiatives, performance evaluations, and achievement of the results of the responsibility center. The position is also responsible to champion concerns or issues raised by a member of the group, represent that concern to higher levels of management, and ensure the proposed resolution satisfies the individual who raised the concern.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

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Basic Qualifications:

BS degree in engineering discipline or a physical science, or an active PE License for the state of Pennsylvania is required.

Strong management/leadership skills; ability to work well with personnel from other cost areas and with experts from outside the company.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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Preferred Qualifications:

Registered Professional Engineer

Leadership skills - 3-5 years as group supervisor with a good track record.

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Corporate Summary:

As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad. Follow PPL Corporation on social mediaTwitter: @PPLCorporation (https://twitter.com/PPLCorporation)LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation)Follow PPL Electric Utilities on social mediaTwitter: @PPLElectric (https://twitter.com/PPLElectric)Facebook (www.facebook.com/PPLElectric)