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CHIEF ENGINEER-DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Location: Gainesville, FL Salary: 120000-150000 Description: Chief Engineer-Design and Development-- Our client is looking for a Chief Engineer to lead the Design and Development team. We need a creative innovative thought leader to shape and take charge of the design and development of new products. This is a high-exposure and critical role and we are looking for a dynamic candidate who has a track record of success and can push boundaries. Key performance areas ------------------- Take on the technical lead role for existing and new product lines ------------------- Maintain technical coordinator and support with the engineering staff and other departments such as Production, Purchasing, Sales and Customer Service ------------------- Execute component/system strategy on new and existing product lines ------------------- Perform and approve design calculations to ensure the design meets the requirements ------------------- Implement common solutions across new product developments ------------------- Interact with product line and customer to define the product specification ------------------- Work closely with component/system lead and ensure there is common solutions across products ------------------- Own the product cost structure during design phase and develop plug and play modular componentry ------------------- Work with R&D sourcing engineer and keep track of component---s cost from design to production ------------------- Ensure synergies with other divisions for offering alignment and to reduce time to market ------------------- Work with Project Manager closely throughout the project to meet the project targets ------------------- Manage a project team, assign them tasks and mentor junior members of the project team in technical aspects of the project ------------------- Drive efficiency of the assembly of the product and reducing build time and resolving quality issues from the field reports ------------------- Cooperate with the remote resource pools and engage resources as needed ------------------- Visit mine sites to have deeper understanding of the application and customer needs ------------------- Ensure product bill of material is ready for prototype and serial production according to the project model ------------------- Will work in compliance with safety management program YOU SHOULD HAVE:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • MS in Mech Engineering is preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in the design of drill rigs and/or equipment.
  • 5+ years--- experience in leading new product design projects Expertise in one or more of the following systems is required:
    • structure design
    • hydraulics
    • control system
    • power trains
    • electrical
    • machine designUnderstanding machine steel fabrications, manufacturing techniques, and processes for mobile equipment.Application knowledge of mobile equipment, preferably in drilling equipmentAbility to prioritize workloads and be well organizedExperience working in a 3D CAD design environment, NX preferredAbility to write the field test report and/or machine performance reportGood communication ability and fluent in English, both written and verbal is required
      Contact: kkitchens@judge.com This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at www.judge.com

Keywords: The Judge Group, Gainesville , CHIEF ENGINEER-DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT, Engineering , Gainesville, Florida

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