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Director of Design Engineering
Post Date: 03/28/2017
Close Date: 04/30/2017
Spherion Staffing
2730 7th Ave S

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$50,000 - $69,999

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Director of Design Engineering
Job Summary:
The Director of Engineering is a member of the senior management team responsible for providing leadership and growth for the company’s engineering departments.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
• Act as a mentor and coach to the Engineering departments to ensure optimal productivity and accountability
• Responsible for the NPD schedule development and realization
• Set the targets for Engineering departments, Develop and implement KPIs with regular review and reporting
• Develop and implement standardized engineering procedures and processes for design, prototype, build, test and release
• Coordinate product design from initial concept through design, prototype build, test and release into production
• Product reliability testing and improvements, cost reduction and resourcing
• Coordinate the production implementation of new designs and changes to existing designs
• Liaise with OEM customers, production, sales, quality and service personnel as required

• Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
• At least 5 years of management of 5-15 Engineers team experience, geographically distributed team management desirable
• Engineering department reorganization or establishing is desirable
• Eight (8) or more years of proven design experience, farm and heavy duty equipment design practice are desirable
• Experience with agricultural equipment and/or a farming background is preferred,
• Strong successful experience in Project Management, (PMI certificate is desirable)

Additional needs

• Travel is required and Valid passport and driver’s license required

Contact Information:
To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/fargo
If you have any questions please contact Kathleen Toft at 701-412-2904
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