Determine and manage design and engineering resources to meet project targets.
Manage the Engineering Change Request process.
Maintain and update boat option lists.
Manage and execute supplier Nom Conformance Reports.
Managing change to ensure a smooth work flow.
Set design and engineering targets in line with the company’s strategy and targets.
Responsible for planning, creating, implementing, controlling and scheduling design tasks.
Ensure that all standard operating procedures and design processes are followed.
Create and implement new standard operating procedures and design processes as needed.
Ensure best operating practices are implemented and that continuous improvement is embedded within the department.
Manage and develop design budgets.
Implement applicable cost control programs and measures.
Ensure that design progress reports are prepared and maintained on an ongoing basis.
Monitor and review the performance of department members and arrange applicable training and development to ensure improvement.
Ensure implementation and compliance to environmental health and safety procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum: Tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering
CAD and Product Data Management experience.
Project Management qualification and / or experience.
Essential: Experience within design office management.
Essential: Sound knowledge of process improvement techniques.
Design office management experience is essential.
Must be capable of managing, motivating and developing designers and engineers.
Good communication skills.
Planning and organising skills.
Co-ordination and control.
Ability to work in a team.
To be a self-starter.
Analytical skills and attention to detail.
Critical thinking and effective problem solving skills.