Director of Engineering

COMPANY:  Raven Engineered Films Division
LOCATION: 

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  30943

 

At Raven, we aspire to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. This purpose drives the work and passion of our team members, and it unites our businesses. For over 65 years, we’ve collaborated together, learned together, grown together, and served together. Discover a career with Raven and help us solve the world’s next great challenge.

 

Thinner, lighter, stronger. The Raven Engineered Films team finds its passion in creating film and sheeting solutions that outperform and outlast. With a focus on preserving customer assets and protecting Earth’s resources, Raven creates liners, covers, and barriers that solve demanding challenges in the field. From design and manufacturing to on-site installation, our highly skilled team is focused on quality, service, and innovation at all levels — and never stops striving to improve. 


SUMMARY
Engineered Films is seeking a Director of Engineering to lead the engineering team and product development function for the division. This is a top-level position that requires a collaborative leader that brings a strong level of strategic contribution. The ideal candidate has a history of team building and has demonstrated a high level of execution while leading a technical organization.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and execute budgets, short-term plans, and long-term plans, policies, procedures, and initiatives. Work with leadership team to maintain accountability to budgets, plans, and initiatives.

  • Maintain close surveillance over product development and support activities to assure proper allocation of resources.

  • Assist with the evaluation and selection of new raw materials and vendors.

  • Serve as a liaison and mentor to assist with and expedite product related issues.

  • Monitor and initiate improvement projects to current processes or policies.

  • May be involved in the specification and selection of new manufacturing equipment.

  • Coordinate and/or direct major projects.

  • Work with leadership staff to develop and monitor metrics relevant to division business model.

  • Delegate appropriate responsibilities and assignments to team members.

  • Keep informed of new developments in the economy or marketplace that are relative to the success of the division.

  • Either directly or through team, assure staffing requirements are met.

  • Encourage team member growth and development.

  • Administer annual team member performance reviews, goal setting, and salary planning.

  • Maintain records on direct reports in relation to attendance and performance.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Develop and execute budgets, short-term plans, and long-term plans, policies, procedures, and initiatives. Work with leadership team to maintain accountability to budgets, plans, and initiatives.

  • Maintain close surveillance over product development and support activities to assure proper allocation of resources.

  • Assist with the evaluation and selection of new raw materials and vendors.

  • Serve as a liaison and mentor to assist with and expedite product related issues.

  • Monitor and initiate improvement projects to current processes or policies.

  • May be involved in the specification and selection of new manufacturing equipment.

  • Coordinate and/or direct major projects.

  • Work with leadership staff to develop and monitor metrics relevant to division business model.

  • Delegate appropriate responsibilities and assignments to team members.

  • Keep informed of new developments in the economy or marketplace that are relative to the success of the division.

  • Either directly or through team, assure staffing requirements are met.

  • Encourage team member growth and development.

  • Administer annual team member performance reviews, goal setting, and salary planning.

  • Maintain records on direct reports in relation to attendance and performance.

 

BENEFITS TO YOU
Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.   We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.

 

EEOC STATEMENT
Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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