Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Speciality: Engineering, View All Jobs

Location: Newburyport, MA, USA

Type: Full Time

Posted: 02-19-2021

Job Description

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Leddy Group

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Drive future innovative product solutions for our Newburyport, MA client as a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer! Our ideal candidate is an innovative thinker with experience managing a team and a solid history in design engineering and new product development.

Responsibilities of the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Plan and manage all aspects of New Product Development projects in order to meet customer quality and delivery expectations
  • Direct design-focused profit improvement initiatives and evaluate proposals from the Operations and Supply Chain teams to ensure product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Lead cross-functional teams and development activities to meet program objectives including scope, budget, and schedule
  • Drive process improvement in all areas within the NPD
  • Drive to complete new product development process from initial idea conception through product launch, including internal iterative testing, and real-world testing with customers
  • Schedule and manage product development and launch tasks for the engineering department
  • Focus on customer solutions that increase customers’ sales or reduce their costs
  • Anticipate future customers’ needs by designing flexibility into product
  • Coordinate with sales department to focus on solutions with greatest market potential
  • Provide competitive product analysis and define strategic brand initiatives
  • Identify, scope and size new venture opportunities
  • Use Lean tools and concepts to identify and eliminate waste in all forms
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications of the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

  • BS in engineering required
  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant product engineering experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 5 years in a leadership role
  • Project Management Certification
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, competing priorities, and drive projects to completion
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Forward thinker
  • Must be a hands-on creative problem solver and inventive thinker
  • Strong track record of delivering successful projects from concept to production
  • Participates in networking events that will improve visibility in marketplace and identifies prospective clients

As Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, you will specialize in the identification, development and commercialization of new products – from concept to implementation. Apply now for this challenging and exciting opportunity!

To apply, email an MS Word copy of your resume to kpalmer@leddygroup.com, see our website at www.leddygroup.com or call 603-766-2004.  

Lead Mechanical Design EngineerAbout Leddy Group

We are Leddy Group . . . a privately owned, regional staffing company serving NH, ME, VT & northern MA since 1994. We are one great brand with multiple specialties:  accounting & finance, administrative & office support, engineering, human resources, industrial, skilled manufacturing, legal, and nonprofit.

At Leddy Group, we combine a consistency of values and traits with a singular standard for quality and best practices. We hold each other accountable to those standards, measure success by the quality of our outcomes, and establish goals based on continuous improvement metrics. We utilize a methodology and process to assess skills and experience; however, identifying the right “fit” is equally important for both candidates and clients alike. Our goal is to exceed your expectations. Our success is tied directly to your satisfaction.