Design Engineering Manager


Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID



Columbia - Richland County

Job Type




Salary Range

USD85000-100000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Raleigh Engineering - (USA) 701 Corporate Center Drive Suite 375 NC Raleigh , NC 27607



Job Description

Job description -

Design Engineering Manager/Design Engineer

Custom Order Engineering Pumps is accountable for leading the local COE team with primary focus on customization designs for Customer Orders, Quotations and Product Care design tasks generated globally.

Also responsible for supporting and leading the cooperation and team alignment with Application Engineering, Order Management, Quality, Procurement and Production teams locally and globally.

Leadership responsibilities:

Lead, train, coach and mentor the direct team to perform in achieving local and global leadership team's agreed KPIs and global standards. Responsible for the overall performance of the local COE team.

* Strong interpersonal drive, performance oriented and ability to work and lead to deadlines.

* Agility to work in a matrix organization.

* A strong process mind-set and a constant continual improvement focus.

* Good communication skills and interpersonal savvy to manage internal and external interfaces.

* Positive Servant Leadership approach promoting teamwork and exhibiting a professional manner with customers and co-workers.

* Service mindset with a strong focus on business growth and profitability. Engineering responsibilities:

* Accountable for all Safety KPIs and a leading a continuously improving Safety culture.

* Supports, approves and assigns the creation of manufacturing drawings based on standard designs and calculations.

* Coordinate and support with each direct team member a plan to meet their individual PDD assessment with measurable milestones. Continual team member development.

* Responsible for annual local COE budget.

* Maintain weekly and daily status report (Tier meeting structure) for COE Capacity and Task meetings.

* Generate monthly department KPI reports for local and global COE Team.

* Support and assist all Pumps departments locally and globally with troubleshooting of internal or external issues as necessary.

* Accountable for the approval and assisting as required with the creation of General Arrangement drawings and the detailing all new item creation as necessary.

* Assist with the creation of part numbers on ERP system and support as back-up as required.

* Lead local team in maintaining Vault (drawing) database as a Key user.

* Perform documented product safety review as a part of the daily design process and approvals.

* Contributes to the discussion of new solutions independently and in project teams.

* Collaborates and approves all determined design changes related to Production, Quality and Procurement requirements.

* Participates as a key contributor and leader in development projects for slurry pumps. Own decision rights:

* Responsible for assigning and managing workload capacities for direct team.

* Makes technical decisions on design and manufacturing related topics.

* Authorized to do peer review of designs.

* Annual Performance Reviews and PDD discussions. Qualifications and Experience

* Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering with relevant focus area towards Design Engineering, or 5 - 10 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering and design.

* Experience in use of 3D CAD modeling tools and Inventor is considered an advantage.

* Experience of centrifugal pumps, castings, welded design is a plus.

* 5 years or more of direct team management or team-leadership experience