Design and Development Manager

West Fargo, North Dakota
Design (Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 1 - US$ 2 per year
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Kathleen Toft, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is looking for a well-qualified Design and Development Manager for a manufacturing client. The Design and Development Manager will manage the development of new products, oversee the product improvement process and coordinate the product to customer integration process for the tank and corrugated steel pipe product lines.


- Manage the development of new and existing products of all Company product lines ensuring all relevant product standards are identified and incorporated into required documentation
- Oversee all product improvement projects for existing products
- Coordinate the overall product to customer integration process for all product lines
- Work with sales, quality, operations, drafting and purchasing, logistics and risk management to define customer driven product requirements and to establish priorities of projects
- Maintain the company's Engineering Change Order (ECO) approval process for areas of responsibility
- Assessment of ECO changes and identifies cost impact and risk to company
- Work with purchasing and operations to evaluate capabilities
- Coordinate outside engineering resources as required by specific project needs
- Work with complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

See above

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and/or equivalent experience required.
-3 years of engineering design experience in a manufacturing environment required.
-Management experience preferred.
-Project management experience preferred
-Good understanding of manufacturing, new product development process, engineering change order process, project management and quality systems
-Must have the ability to provide engineering solutions to sales and operations to solve problems
-Fully versed in product bill of materials


1-4 years

To be considered, please apply online at or email your resume to

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