Director of Engineering

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Cleveland, OH
$95,000 - $125,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Jan 09, 2019
Job ID
The Director of Engineering is responsible for all Engineering including design and performance data management and management of a Mechanical Designer who supports those efforts.  The Director of Engineering’s work supports Sales and Manufacturing to enable the company to meet revenue, shipping, quality & profitability targets. This role reports directly to the company's CEO. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities are:
  • 20% of time will be spent on design engineering tasks
  • Create and manage technical information on products to ensure quality, consistency and efficient production.  This includes but not limited to: technical specifications for manufacturing, performance and quality checks, user manuals, customer facing performance data.
  • Work with Manufacturing to ensure efficient machining, fabrication and assembly of products
  • Ensure products are designed to perform to or above expectation of customer and market
  • Evaluate product failures and non-conforming products for root case
  • Improve and enhance designs as needed
  • Track and monitor status of design jobs to hit delivery date goals
  • Support Sales and Customer services in technical inquiries and troubleshooting
  • Manage and mentor Mechanical Designer(s) / Draftsperson(s)
Qualifications & Required Skills:
  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ year Design experience with 3D solid modeling software
  • Familiarity with CAD system, CNC operations, and CNC abrasive water jets a plus
  • Familiarity and/or experience with welding
  • Ability to upgrade existing drawings to current CAD system
  • Practical knowledge of product designs
  • Pleasant customer interface (when needed)
  • Availability to travel to customer sites for short durations (when needed)
  • Strong organization, scheduling, time and task management abilities
  • Ambition for improvement
  • Ability to thrive in teamwork environment