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SpecSys6: Chief Engineer


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The main focus of the Chief Engineer is to manage complex design and development projects and manage and/or provide work direction for other engineers.

The Chief Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Providing technical oversight
  • Providing work instructions for engineers, designers and drafters
  • Assisting Project Manager in coordination of resources within project teams
  • Assisting Project Manager in developing and updating project timelines
  • Providing performance and status of projects in timely fashion to management
  • Performing engineering calculations to verify compliance with design requirements
  • Providing technical data to the client, engineers, designers, drafters, operations and management
  • Overseeing requisite project analysis to verify qualitative integrity
  • Assisting Project Manager in preparation and presentation of progress reports for the customer
  • Preparing project review booklets and presenting to the customer
  • Specifying and sourcing purchase components to be used
  • Specifying materials to be used in design
  • Developing design concepts to perform project function reviews
  • May be responsible to work on multiple CAD packages
  • Reviewing CAD models for completeness, interferences, and manufacturability
  • Reviewing detail drawings for completeness, accuracy, and client standards
  • Reviewing and update model and drawing tolerances
  • Generating and review Bill of Materials for completeness
  • Assisting Project Manager in updating and tracking action / issue items

How would we define a good candidate? They would be someone who:

  • Has an ability to interact at a management level with Manufacturing Operations, Sales, Clients, and Quality
  • Has an ability to manage others
  • Has experience with design of large weldments and fabrication desirable
  • BS or MS Degree in agriculture, mechanical, electrical or aerospace engineering disciplines
  • MBA, MS in Engineering or other advanced degree is appreciated and valued, but not required
  • Or any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance

* See RITALKA 2021 GROW Program for details

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

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