This company is a leader in building material supplies and a top supplier to professional contractors. They sell only premium-quality building products in areas such as framing lumber, trusses, wall panels, floor systems, exterior decking, windows, doors, mouldings, stairparts, cabinetry, etc.
The Design Manager is responsible for the accurate design of roof/floor trusses and walls components for single family, multi-family and commercial projects.
He/she works under the general direction of the plant manager and is highly motivated with exceptional design skills, managerial abilities and an absolute "pride for excellence."
Start Date - Immediately
Employment Term and Type - Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits - Salary / Negotiable
Required Education - Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience - 2 to 5 years
Design Manager - Truss & Wall Panel Components
Designs metal plate connected wood roof/floor trusses and wall panels utilizing MiTek Sapphire software
Optimizes designs for maximum efficiency
Provides layouts and performs engineering using ability to understand blueprints and requirements for projects.
Reviews orders, layouts and data files for accuracy.
Resolves architectural and structural design conflicts; understands loading conditions.
Ensures economical/proper use of materials per current inventory levels and material costs.
Monitors departmental output to ensure efficient resource utilization and initiates corrective action as required.
Demonstrates a strong knowledge of factory equipment to produce highly cost effective and production friendly designs.
Staffs, trains, develops and coaches design team, evaluates performance and initiates corrective action as required
Co-ordinates/assists with sales, estimating, production, engineering and architects to achieve customer schedules and cost objectives.
Performs job site inspections and resolves customer service issues
Performs other dues as required
Bachelor degree in related discipline or equivalent experience is required
Minimum 2 - 5 years of experience in related field/responsibilities
Working knowledge and experience using MiTek (or similar) software
Working knowledge of floor, roof and wall panel systems; ability to spec out beams and hangars
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
Skills and Abilities
Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, wring and speaking
Ability to read and understand blue prints
Ability to "Get the job done" regardless of industry, customer or organizational hurdles
Strong math skills
Proficiency in the use of MiTek and other design related software.
Ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels and the public
Ability to communicate effectively with others, including customers, peers, and management
Ability to multitask and manage several activities and projects at once
Ability to organize and prioritize work, prepare plans, meet deadlines, goals and budgets.
Ability to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, be mobile in the work environment, and work hours mandated by management
Ability to pass a drug test
Highly ethical, professional, motivated and enthusiastic
Self-managing; works well under little supervision
Strong interpersonal skills and strong communicator
A team player who supports company goals