Chief Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Position Summary:

Supervision of Design Engineering, Project Engineering and Engineering Test Lab. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Directs all Engineering Department activities and coordinates various engineering functions.
  • From upper management long-range goals, establishes department goals and sets up personnel to implement these goals.
  • Reviews and approves all new designs.
  • Establishes and implements systems and procedures to accomplish Engineering Department function.
  • Prepares performance reviews for Engineering section heads.
  • Reviews need for capital expenditures in Engineering and makes recommendations.
  • Reviews need for capital expenditures in Engineering and makes recommendations.
  • Reviews manpower requirements and maintains required staffing level.
  • Participates in bid/no bid meetings.

Job Qualification Requirements:

Training and Experience:

Mechanical Engineering degree required, graduate degree preferred, minimum ten years’ experience as hydraulic design engineer, and background in conceptual design and development.

Physical Demands:  The employee is required to:

  • stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
  • exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally to move objects.

Visual Acuity:  Accommodation as required for reading computer screens and documents.

Hearing Ability:  No special requirements.

Working Conditions:  Normally works in an office environment, but may also be subject to:

  • High noise levels from operating machines
  • physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts
  • breathing fumes, dust, and mist
  • skin exposure to oils and cutting fluid

The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Arkwin is an EEO employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran