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Director of Engineering

Company: Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc.
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world's leading companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other market sectors. Our nearly 1,500 technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology and other consulting services.Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.Job Description:Who You'll Work WithYou will join one of our 45 offices in the US, be part of a committed team of over 1500 professionals, and work in teams and directly with our clients doing work that is shaping the world around us. You will be welcomed into a rapidly growing business and team and empowered to make an impact. You will be valued, cared for, and challenged on your path to becoming a world-class professional consultant and surrounded by leaders who are committed to creating an environment that enables you to realize your own success and fulfillment.When you join Design Group as an Engineering Manager, you are joining a team that will challenge you and position you for growth. In this role, you will work with a team of industry experts to help the world's leading companies solve their most difficult problems. You will join our Architecture/Engineering Process Practice and partner with seasoned leaders, technical specialists, and subject matter experts to deliver the highest quality solutions to our clients with consistency and accuracy.What You'll Do

  • You'll work individually and in teams to support capital projects and implement solutions for our clients. Together, you will help our clients make critical changes to improve their performance and realize their most important goals.
  • The Director will be responsible for leading and mentoring technical team members (Engineering and Design) on key Life Sciences projects. This team would be a multi-discipline team (Process, Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Instrument/Control System engineering disciplines) focused on design deliverables in support of Life Sciences Design and/or Construction projects.
  • Instill passion, optimism, and purpose, and act as a resource to our professionals providing them with guidance, support, and mentorship
  • Delegate assignments to the design team, and empower team members to grow in depth and flexibility
  • Manage department resources, participate in resource workload projections, and provide estimates -
  • Grow the business through proactive and positive client contact, effective communication, and mentorship of our professionals
  • Ensure production of the highest quality of work in the most efficient manner
  • Collaborate with department and engineering managers to develop standards and best practices
  • Provide regular performance feedback, conduct annual merit reviews, and perform peer reviews of professionals' work
  • Provide technical coordination and communication within the department, and between departments, project managers, and leadership
  • Oversee the technical accuracy of the work product by defining and implementing the design concept, reviewing work products for accuracy and completeness, and taking responsibility for overall quality of design and construction documents
  • Seal project construction documents
  • Interface with vendors to determine equipment sizing and hydronic piping system design, and select mechanical equipment
  • Perform site observations and studies, and write technical reports
  • Review, edit, and develop project specifications
  • Assist project managers in developing proposals by providing hours, sheet count, scope of work, project strategy and constraints, and appropriate clarifications and exclusions
  • Prepare RFPs for subconsultants, third party resources, and any other specialty consultants necessary to fulfill project design and permitting requirements
  • Review and summarize bids, and provide project managers and clients with recommendations on the awarding of contracts
  • Ensure that contractors and sub-contractors perform quality work
  • Engage with local, regional, and national organizations involved in the development of regulatory guidelines that form the framework of the practice
  • Participate in workload leveling and coordination
  • Assist in the growth and development of the organization and business by participating in marketing, proposal development, and project management, and engaging in the candidate recruitment process
  • Make an impact day-to-day with your skills and expertise, strengthening that relationship with our clients and team---What You'll Bring
    • A Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited program
    • Be a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of North Carolina with the ability to be "Responsible-In-Charge" for our AEP projects executed in the area.
    • Be client-facing in the target-rich Life Sciences Raleigh market with credibility for Integrated Project opportunities - leading with Design and complemented by our local Construction Management capability.
    • Be a self-motivated leader capable of managing a complex multi-discipline project with resources from various hubs/offices as needed
    • The ability to execute engineering work efficiently by performing design and calculations, producing construction documents and specifications, performing peer reviews, conducting site evaluations, and writing technical reports
    • Solid interpersonal, mentorship, leadership, communication, and organizational skills
    • Proficiency in technical writing
    • A willingness to travel to project sites
    • A willingness to relocate to the local area (relocation assistance is available for highly qualified candidates)Our culture and commitment to our people is what sets us apart. We foster an environment of mutual respect, integrity, and unconditional interest in the individual and collective success of our professionals. Our model and entrepreneurial mindset offer a rewarding, challenging, and highly flexible path. As an Engineering Manager, you will build a meaningful and fulfilling career with the support of professional development resources and mentorships including our First Year Experience program, Individual Development Plans, and Career Path resources and tools. You will be surrounded by exceptional talent who will support your development as both a world-class engineer and a highly effective leader.Feel like you're on the path to becoming a Engineering Manager but you're not quite there yet? We'd love to connect with you to see if we can take you from where you are today and grow you into a Design Group Engineering Consultant.At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. - If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. - We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. - Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ---Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.Company:Design Group

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