Manage multiple design projects (mix of existing product and new product development) from inception to production focusing on cost, quality, and safety and on time delivery targets.
Develop and manage project schedules, teams and resources related to modification of existing product designs and new product development as applicable and develop aggressive yet realistic project deadlines.
Keep leadership informed of project status through communication and providing various reports as requested.
Participate and lead cross-functional teams to launch products, resolve issues, and support product improvements.
Assume ownership for maintenance and updates for purchased part engineering drawings, standards, specifications, and work instructions.
Define and implement continuous improvement opportunities, lean initiatives, and design for manufacturing (DFM) tools.
Assist with product design by providing guidance based on technical knowledge and experience.
Leverage engineering analytical tools (e.g., tolerance stacks, FE, and CFD analyses) to facilitate product design.
Document product designs by preparing bills of materials, cost analyses, drawings, and engineering change requests (ECRs).
Work with suppliers to improve quality and resolve product issues.
Support agency certifications for both safety (UL, ETL) and performance (DOE, AHRI).
Interface with regulatory agencies and test agencies such as ASHRAE, AHRI, UL and ETL
Mentor team members to prepare them for greater responsibility within the organization.