Country: United States (US)
Location: Houston, Texas (US-TX)
Location details:Houston, TX Area
At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.
Responsible for the overall management of the mechanical engineering department, including both administrative and technical aspects. Serve on project teams as a lead engineer. Manage engineering and design teams, must possess strong leadership and communication skills.
On time design according to local norms / regulations and according to the contract specifications and budgetary limitations.
Resource planning and Management.
Reviews project Technical specifications and clarifies as needed all requirements with Sales, Project Manager and Estimating
Participate in Kick off meetings with Project, Sales and Estimating
Heads Design Review Meeting with Design Team and informs scope and schedule, assist with interpreting the project specification.
Recruit, select, orient, and train; communicate job expectations; plan, monitor, appraise, and review employee performance. Enforce policies and procedures.
Contribute mechanical engineering information and recommendations; resolve problems; identify trends; determine administrative system improvements; implement process changes.
Design Change Management, manage and coordinates changes.
Support and Train new hires in mechanical design fundamentals, design standards, mechanical and structural calculations.
Supports other departments as needed such as Project Management, Offer Engineering, and Sales
Updates job knowledge by remaining current on codes and requirements; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years of experience in mechanical, application or sales engineering in an industrial environment. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be a team player. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines. Attention to detail is a must. Well-developed PC skills and experience in mechanical drawings using CAD software is required. Must have good knowledge of mechanical engineering discipline.
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.