We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Director of Engineering Operations – Steel Framing located in the Chesterfield, MO office.
The Structural Framing Division of MiTek® USA Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is driven to provide innovative structural solutions to the commercial building industry focused around Building Envelope Design, Manufacturing, Steel Framing and Structural Engineered Designs.
Our Steel Framing Department is looking for a talented Director of Engineering Operations, who will supervise the Chesterfield Engineering office and help set engineering policies for Steel Framing Engineering.
Establish methods and practices to ensure engineering productivity of the engineering staff.
Lead engineering development of new products/principles that foster innovation and growth of MiTek Steel Framing.
Develop atmosphere conducive of customer-driven results.
Develop and expand partnership with MiTek Global Services (Platinum Global) to better utilize that team. Work with Research & Development to decide engineering approaches in new software and products.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Lead the managers of the Chesterfield Engineering departments.
Perform job reviews for direct reports.
Work with Director –Steel Framing to determine Engineering capacity.
Determine the needed staffing levels throughout the year.
Coordinate with PEs and engineering managers to determine engineering policies.
Oversee the writing of all engineering articles for industry publications, technical notes shared with Steel Framing component manufacturers and the CFS industry.
Work with Software Product Management and IT to determine projects and priorities for Workflow.
Work with Director and Software Product Management to determine engineering approaches in the design software and priorities.
Oversee the maintenance and development of Engineering Standard Details.
Discusses design modifications and reviews appropriate design methodologies with customers.
Assists customers in troubleshooting issues and design problems.
Leadership –ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making thoughtful decisions quickly and confidently.
Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
Financial Aptitude - Ability to understand economic and accounting information.
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
Good understanding of Statics and Strengths of Materials.
Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
Technical Skills: Must have solid engineering/technical skills, including attention to detail.
Safety: Must have an outstanding safety record and follow all safety policies and procedures.
Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. Monitor own work to ensure quality. Apply feedback to improve performance. Look for ways to improve and promote quality
Quantity: Meet productivity standards without diminishing quality of work. Strive to increase productivity. Work at keeping waste down. Complete work in a timely manner.
Dependability: Take responsibility for own action. Follow instructions, responds to management directions.
Initiative: Readily volunteers. Undertake self-development activities. Seek increased responsibilities. Take independent action. Ask for and offer assistance whenever needed.
Ability to interact professionally with others; including co-workers, vendors and customers.
Attendance during regular work hours and overtime as required.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's Degree Required
Ten (10) or more years of experience in structural design
MS Office Suite of Products. Truss Design Software, Auto CAD Architecture, Revit a plus.
Professional Engineer License, College degree in Civil Engineering or other related Engineering field. Strong skills in algebra, trigonometry, physics, statistics and strength of materials is required. Experience with cold-formed steel preferred. Some travel will be required, domestic and potentially international.
Travel required for this position, up to 30%. Domestic travel with potential for international travel.
The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.
MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace
We are an Equal Opportunity, M/F Veterans, People with Disabilities, Affirmative Action, and E-Verify employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, tribal affiliation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, disability status, medical condition, genetics, pregnancy, or any other considerations under federal, state, or local law.