Design Engineer Manager

Confidential Company  •  Decatur, GA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Engineering Services

$80K - $90K
Posted on 08/08/17 by Amy Culver
Confidential Company
Decatur, GA
Less than 5 years experience
Engineering Services
$80K - $90K
Posted on 08/08/17 Amy Culver

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary:

This role is in Decatur, Georgia. 

This position is responsible for coordinating the engineering design team and insuring that QA/QC procedures are followed and that critical design checks are conducted. This role is also expected to perform various project design duties and to maintain a minimum 60% billable rate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designer conformance to company drawing quality standards
  • Responsible for insuring design output meets project schedules by expediting and/or redirecting design work as necessary to both internal and external resources
  • Monitor designer timesheets and proactively address issues to conform to budget limitations
  • Interview, Test, and assess potential designer candidates
  • Develop complex Solidworks macros to improve designer output
  • Work with Project Managers to estimate design hours required for perspective projects
  • Receive, distribute, and monitor design workload across multiple projects and multiple offices
  • Evaluate and maintain design hardware and software specifications and updates
  • Implement existing QA/QC program and continue development and improvement of system across all business locations
  • Verify pipe stress analysis results.
  • Review QA/QC records and develop and implement designer training as required
  • Work with external resources to implement annual training
  • Assist in designer annual performance evaluations
  • Perform senior level design work when not actively coordinating other duties
  • Maintain a minimum 60% billable rate

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills and abilities)

  • 4-yeardegree in Mechanical Engineeringrequired.
  • Professional Mechanical Engineering license preferred.
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing or industrial design experiencerequired
  • 3-5 years of advanced Solidworks design experience including complex macro development required
  • 3-5 years of Caesar Pipe Stress Analysis experiencerequired.
  • SolidWorks experience required 
  • Some AutoCad experiencepreferred
  • Design Group QA/QC program development and management experiencepreferred
  • Ability to assess designer production and proactively redirect designer workload as necessary
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with clients, manufacturers and workers
  • Ability to generate and present engineering review presentations to both small and large group
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office
  • Efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals.
  • Possess excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to work effectively with co-workers, subordinates and supervisors and customers.
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