Plans and directs all aspects of engineering activities within an organization. Ensures all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with organization's established policies and objectives. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and 10 years of experience in the field. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management.