Director of Design Engineering in Fargo

Fargo, North Dakota
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Kathleen Toft, Spherion
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Job Description

Job Summary:
The Director of Engineering is a member of the senior management team responsible for providing leadership and growth for the company's engineering departments.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
- Act as a mentor and coach to the Engineering departments to ensure optimal productivity and accountability
- Responsible for the NPD schedule development and realization
- Set the targets for Engineering departments, Develop and implement KPIs with regular review and reporting
- Develop and implement standardized engineering procedures and processes for design, prototype, build, test and release
- Coordinate product design from initial concept through design, prototype build, test and release into production
- Product reliability testing and improvements, cost reduction and resourcing
- Coordinate the production implementation of new designs and changes to existing designs
- Liaise with OEM customers, production, sales, quality and service personnel as required

Working hours: See job description

--Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
--At least 5 years of management of 5-15 Engineers team experience, geographically distributed team management desirable
--Engineering department reorganization or establishing is desirable
--Eight (8) or more years of proven design experience, farm and heavy duty equipment design practice are desirable
--Experience with agricultural equipment and/or a farming background is preferred,
--Strong successful experience in Project Management, (PMI certificate is desirable)

Additional needs

--Travel is required and Valid passport and driver's license required

To be considered, please apply online at
If you have any questions please contact Kathleen Toft at 701-412-2904

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