Engineering Manager

TX - Saginaw

Posting Date

10/04/2022

Report to

Plant Manager

FLSA Status

Exempt

Business Unit

Steel Pressure Pipe

Close Date

Open until filled

Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking an Engineering Manager to join our Northwest Pipe team in Saginaw, Texas.

We Offer
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety
Our Values
  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.

 

About the Job

Directs and coordinates activities of engineering department to design and manufacture product and systems by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.  The Engineering Manager supervises and manages all project managers and project designers at the Saginaw facility.

Essential Functions and Major Responsibilities
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Directs department activities to design new products, modify existing designs and improve production techniques.
  • Analyzes technology trends, human resource needs, and market demand to plant projects.
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Directs integration of technical activities and products.
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Prepares interim and completion project reports.
  • Confers with management, production and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.
  • Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • The individual works within established guidelines with some decision-making authority including:
    • Responsible to design, manufacture and deliver projects in within established budgets.
    • Provides design solutions related to customer needs per industry standards such as AWWA, ASME, AWS, etc.
    • Provides in plant design solutions to meet industry standards such as OHSA, NEC, etc.
    • Reviewed annually, with rating/merit raise dependent on success.
  • Directly supervises 6-10 employees in the Water Transmission Engineering department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Education/Experience
  • College degree in Engineering, or other technical subject; or
  • 10-15 years project management or leadership experience in the engineering, pipe, steel, construction or heavy highway industries.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Professional Engineer License strongly preferred.
  • Membership is ASCE preferred.

 

Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Our organization maintains a drug-free workplace. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successful passing of a drug test and background check.

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

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