Department: Executive Job Status: Accepting Applications Location: Burger Boat Company - Manitowoc, WI
The Director of Engineering will lead and manage the Engineering team and coordinate all activities to assure department success. This involves reviewing the needs of Burger’s production team to assure Engineering is delivering the optimal work product for overall organizational success. He or she has responsibility for determining what output is best obtained by contracting with outside Engineering firms, and what work is most efficiently produced with our in-house team. The Director of Engineering is also very involved in other organizational functions including the quoting and bidding process, vetting mechanical and electrical systems and suppliers, creating BoM’s, the design process and more.
Essential Job Functions
Attend project status meetings - Daily boat meetings, weekly Engineering meetings/various tasks/responses to issues complete assigned tasks and delegate others with due dates
Capacity planning/assessment and engineering completion status – Review drawing release status, EAC’s, project manning by discipline
Procedures and standards creation and updates –Create new procedures and standards to streamline workflow
Weekly engineering priorities/assignments to support production schedule, outsourcing based on capacity requirements, provide technical input to proposal process, technical advisory committee input, personnel actions – promotions/discipline/hiring/termination.
BS Technical Degree with several years experience managing/leading technical organizations involved in the development of large, highly engineered, complex projects.
Strong mechanical aptitude
Fluent with MS Office
Budgeting, scheduling, and planning skills
Strong interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills
Technical problem solving
Concise oral/written skills
Marine industry strongly preferred
This description is a general summary of the required skills and major duties and responsibilities of the position. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.