Manager of Drafting & Design

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Apr 07, 2017
May 07, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time

Manager of Drafting & Design

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for leading and managing all phases of the design and drafting department to meet the production and quality requirements of the company.  The successful candidate will lead a team of Product Champions, Designers, and Draftsman in on time delivery of custom designed products. Ability to work with Sales, Manufacturing and Scheduling departments will ensure success. You will work closely with an on-site team of Engineers that provide design input.  Primary job duties include:

  • Develop and maintain product standards, training systems, processes and best practices and then ensures consistency between product lines.
  • Design and implement quality assurance procedures and policies to be utilized within the department.
  • Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis.
  • Consistently manage performance and job responsibilities of drafting group including conducting performance reviews on an annual basis.
  • Working with the Manufacturing, Operations and Quality Manager reviews and monitors quality and process improvements and new product development.
  • Reviews operations and plans to meet requirements for sales planning and to ascertain engineering requirements.
  • Manage workload and scheduling requirements for the completion of a job.
  • Works with Sales and Engineering departments on product and process development and improvement.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering or Associates Degree in Mechanical Design, with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience required
  • 3-5+ years of Managerial experience overseeing a large group is required
  • Experience in parametric design software is required

We offer a competitive wage based on experience and performance as well as a generous incentive plan.  We also offer a comprehensive benefits plan, which includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, 401K, and profit sharing.

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