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Manager, Design / Engineering / Strategic Projects

The role of the Manager, Design & Configuration Engineering and Strategic Projects is to manage all facets of the project process, including strategic projects (both internal and external), Sales engineering, project engineering, project management and configuration engineering. Create metrics for each phase of the project process to ensure business results, customer satisfaction, profitability, and the proper documentation. You will do so while demonstrating exceptional leadership in the achievement of both customer outcomes and Avidity Science's financial objectives

This role will cover the day to day running of the Design and Configuration Engineering, Sales Engineering and Strategic Projects teams through direct input and the management of the team.


Responsibilities and Duties

Strategic Projects (i.e. acquisition integrations, innovation programs, etc.)
o Support the definition of project actions / deliverables and manage cross-functional execution of required actions to ensure on time and on budget performance (business results).
o Create timelines and metrics (project plans) to measure execution of strategic projects.
o Review and assess risk on all potential projects - support the development of risk mitigation plans.
o Manage the process for sharing all critical project information to concerned parties.
o Chair / lead project team meetings (participate in sub-team meetings as appropriate)
o Prepare and publish regular electronic communication to ensure proper and timely communications within the organisation.
o Leverage workforce productivity tools to maximize real-time information accuracy and efficiency (SharePoint, etc.)
o Review completed projects comparing actual results to plan, ensuring profitability and customer satisfaction level

Design and Configuration Engineering
o Drive accuracy and efficiency in process/people within the Design and Configuration group in regards profitability and customer satisfaction.
o Manage and communicate status of key performance indicators
o Ensure/measure timely response to request for quotations/proposals from the sales team, design firms, direct customer and contractors
o Ensure/measure accuracy of quotes and/or abilities of team members.
o Ensure/test for team capabilities in the area of reviewing construction documents and Scopes of Work to bid.
Ensure efficient timely responses to all incoming project related quotes by managing and communicating workload as well as cross training team members.
Ensure/train/test for ability to negotiate Terms and Conditions of sale and assess risk acceptance.
" Ensure appropriate processes are defined, created and followed for each phase of project completion. Order entry and reconcile related opportunities (quote/proposal with BOM in order. entry).
Support the personal growth and career development paths of direct and indirect reports, ensuring sufficient knowledge and proper skills for all team members per role.
Responsible for ensuring that timely, accurate and effective role-based training of new employees and ongoing training for current employees is conducted as new SOP's, Policies, Work Instructions, etc. are introduced or revised.
Constantly look to improve the function through existing and innovative ideas, look at addressing language issues in this international work environment, leverage your team's skills and company resources.

Facilitate communications between internal and external resources.
o Create and manage metrics to measure critical components of the project process.
Review all customer contracts.
Identify and eliminate process related inefficiencies within the project process.
Ensure that Engineering guidelines are being followed for all projects.
o Review completed projects for profitability and customer satisfaction level.
Provide technical assistance to sales consultants.
Other duties as assigned



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