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Mechanical Department Manager

Merrillville, IN 46410

Posted: 05/30/24 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Number: EB-8430272440

Job Description

Mechanical Discipline Manager - Position and Responsibilities
As a Discipline Manager (DM), you will direct and manage a technical team to complete assigned project work on time, within budget, and in accordance with applicable codes/standards and Company work processes and guidelines. The DM will also assist their team in solving complex problems through technology, lessons learned, development of best practices, and will drive all related efforts in the advancement toward technical and project execution excellence. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Plan, develop, coordinate and direct technical team to the successful completion of projects.
  • Collaborate with senior management in coordinating work for projects.
  • Determine technical team staffing needs in collaboration with senior management and partner with Human Resources to source and interview technical talent.
  • Mentor and coach team members using best practices, supportive behavior, and training tools.
  • Provide support and input for client proposals, SOQs, and presentations.
  • Apply Company work processes to provide quality checks and reviews of all assigned projects.
  • Manage quality and accuracy standards and review/approve completed technical deliverables.
  • Perform technical analysis and solutions for complex or unique projects. Secure peer reviews to help guarantee quality services and projects are produced per client, industry, and Company expectations.
  • Utilize scheduling and earned value tool(s) to help ensure forecasting is predictable and projects are completed on time and per budget.
  • Develop and maintain professional client relationships by providing valued technical and managerial solutions.
  • Actively support business development activities in collaboration with senior project manager.
  • Adhere to and administer corporate policies.
  • Develop team member development plans and objectives.

Education, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will possess the following:
  • Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Professional Engineering license in Mechanical Engineering highly desired.
  • 15+ years of engineering experience in Mechanical Engineering in refining, chemical, metals, and/or power industries with experience in at least two of the following areas:
    • Equipment design & specification pressure and rotating process equipment.
    • ASME S8D1 pressure vessel design, evaluation, & FFS.
    • Industrial ventilation/environmental pollution controls.
    • Design and specification of material handling systems & equipment.
    • Stress and flow analysis of piping in refinery/chemical and/or metals industries.
    • Advanced mechanical evaluation using FEA or CFD engineering tools.
    • Welding and Metallurgy design.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
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