Pro HR Recruitment

Job Title: Head of Engineering and Design Department Reports to: CEO Leadership Level: Organizational Leader

negotiable Expires in 8 months

JOB DETAILS

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Head of Engineering guide organizational actions by initiating and enforcing engineering policies and procedures. He contributes to the definition and implementation of the development strategy for the Engineering and Design Office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Advocate technical solutions and execution methods in response to calls for tender and by respecting customer’s specifications;
  • Develop and propose the budget for the Engineering and design office to management and ensures compliance;
  • Coordinate and lead a team of specialists;
  • Maintain and develop skills and know-how;
  • Establish engineering operational strategies by evaluating engineering trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing engineering systems;
  • Develop engineering financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances;
  • Determine engineering project feasibility by conferring with other organization directors; identifying requirements and resource utilization; studying available technology; conferring with engineering consultants; completing cost-benefit studies; estimating costs;
  • Accomplish engineering projects by planning, assembling, and managing resources; planning and controlling changeover;
  • Provide technical information by analyzing operational problems, collecting, analyzing, and summarizing technical data and trends;
  • Update job knowledge by tracking updates in regulations and codes; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations;
  • Accomplish engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed;
  • Work with Production to ensure the technical roadmap is understood and meets needs;
  • Find simplicity in solving complex problems across teams.
  • Maintain credibility with engineers and participate in technical discussions.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong and convincing communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering.
  • 10 years of professional experience required.
  • 5 years experience in engineering management role.