Director Engineering

Des Moines, IA 50111 US

Job ID: 2408 Position Type: Engineering & Design Jobs
Fantastic Growth Opportunity for hands-on Director Engineering - OEM Automated Systems - Iowa, relocation assistance, financially solid company.
Manage a team of Mechanical, Electrical and PLC Engineers, have a strong voice in company, grow company to next level with aggressive growth plans!

Direct the activities of the Engineering Department to develop innovative new products, address customer requested design changes, modify current design to increase the ease of service, and modify designs to address quality and warranty concerns on existing product. Develop cutting edge design for Plug and Play installation of existing and future equipment. Modify current designs.
Oversee cross functional Kaizen events to improve ease of service, reduce manufacturing costs, and upgrade design features.
Assess and correct quality and warranty issues defined by the repair data and feedback from the service techs.
Streamline the Engineering documentation process

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a minimum of five (5) years of Engineering management experience.

Lean manufacturing experience
Effective communications and project management skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects in accordance with predetermined completion dates.
Knowledge of laser cutters, CNC equipment, PLCs, Press Brakes, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, electromechanical parts and components.

Desired Qualifications:
Lean black belt certification

Experience with Industrial PC based automation systems.
Experience in AutoCAD and Inventor or similar design software.
Experience in using the AS400 platform
Experience in an industrial equipment manufacturing company

All details discussed with qualified candidates

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