Listing #462583 Listed on: 05/09
|Listing Type:||Offering Employment|
|Company:||Royal Custom Designs Inc.|
|The primary responsibility of the Engineering Manager for Royal Custom Designs is to manage the daily production process of engineering to order, develop and improve the engineering function and to oversee new product development and design.|
The Engineering manager is responsible for execution of the engineering process for current production orders, efficiently and effectively converting customer requirements into robust engineering designs. Provides critical input and coordinates the design, development and manufacturability with all other related departmental entities to successfully meet customer requirements.
The Engineering manager is responsible for advanced product development and provides innovative thought leadership to drive new/advanced product realization, improved processing of design packages and robustness and quality of engineering drawings/requirements that combine safety, productivity and cost effectiveness meeting all customer, regulatory and industry requirements and regulations.
Leads a team of engineers and technicians in processing current product orders, converting specific customer requirements to robust engineering designs/packages. Directs activities of engineers in all phases of engineering from customer specification to conceptual design to engineering drawings and bills of material to Production/Test Support.
Provides leadership and direction such that the engineering process is developed and executed similar to a production process, driving efficiencies in cycle time/lead time reduction and defect reduction.
Drives improvements of all new and existing designs and processes. Supports the implementation of productivity and cost reduction initiatives through the Lean Organization. Makes suggestions for improving product quality, processes, safety and company profitability.
Provides support for Production working closely with Manufacturing, Quality and Materials on product and process improvement initiatives.
Evaluates and analyzes operational systems/processes and initiates improvements to reduce waste and improve cycle times.
Responsible for the quality of work. This requires that defect-free work is performed and requirements of the companys quality system are understood as they pertain to job duties and responsibilities. Must be able to check work to ensure conformance to process control instructions, specifications and quality standards. Identifies and segregates nonconforming product. Identifies the need for and assists in initiating and implementing corrective and preventative actions when appropriate.
Liaisons with Sales and Product Management in the evaluation of new product offerings and assigns resources as required to develop and design such offerings.
Works closely with management on the prioritization of projects, product schedules, quality issues and continuous improvement activities. Communicates priorities to the Engineering departments.
Directly responsible for implementation and maintenance of the Engineering department procedures. Reports on the performance of Engineering. Plans and maintains departmental budgets for the effective operation of the organization.
Responsible for personnel activities of direct reports including staffing, training, performance evaluations and career development. Provides leadership and builds Engineering Teams to ensure Engineering capability meets industry and business needs.
4 year degree in Engineering / Auto Cad or related discipline. Masters degree preferred.
Experience in furniture development and working knowledge of material and costing implications for both
Minimum 10 years work-related experience, 3-5 years Management experience.
Working knowledge of Lean methodologies.
Has good knowledge of the ASTM, ASME and ANSI Codes, standards and specifications to provide designs adequate to meet customer requirements.
Functional experience and understanding of NHTSA, TREAD, FMVSS, NFPA, and SAE.
Ability to operate PC with Auto Cad and Solid Works software is a must.