Engineering Director Refrigeration Design in Bessemer, AL at Engage Partners, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/21/2021

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    Bessemer, AL
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Job Description

The Design Engineering Director will work with internal departments to communicate and coordinate customer requests and orders from receipt to the completed package ready for job release. Heavy interaction with Sales Managers, Account Managers, Customer Service Reps, Production Control, Process Engineering, Programming and Manufacturing leadership.
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.
• 5 years experience in a refrigeration manufacturing business.
• Proven leadership skills with good coaching and mentoring experience.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a sheet metal manufacturing and design with at least 3 years of team leadership experience.
• Proficient in 3D CAD modeling and design (Solid Works, Autocad, Inventor or Solid Edge).
• Solid understanding of strength of materials, load path analysis, air flow technology, failure mode analysis.
• Must be decisive and possess good problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work within team environment and to manage a team in a fast-paced production environment.
• Innovative problem-solving skills.
• Knowledge of engineering compliance programs such as DOE, NSF, UL, and electrical code.
• Experience with other materials such as composites, plastics is a plus.
• Working knowledge of Lean processes is a plus.
Key Job Responsibilities:
• Lead and manage the activities of Engineers while still designing refrigerated case products.
• Coordinate all work activities within the group including design, new product development, product testing, and cost reductions.
• Manage customer orders in short time frames.
• Manage Engineering Change Notices (ECN’s).
• Ensure Engineering team is working in alignment with customer specifications and regulatory compliance.
• Determine production flow sequence (production routing); including creating new sequence as necessary
• Determine and optimize raw materials specifications
• Perform product designs and costing for quotes
• Coach and mentor team to create high performing team with strong bench strength
• All other duties as assigned by VP of Operations and corporate leadership.


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