Lead Mechanical Engineer – Trees

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Essential Responsibilities Demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals/programs/processes for an area or business segment. Has the experience or expertise to solve problems. Able to develop and execute objectives for self and others. This role has the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals. Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product/program requirements. Provide technical leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project. Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures. Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments. Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues. Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews. Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures. Specifically: Interpret customer specifications to produce design specifications. Undertake contract/sales order reviews to identify commercial and technical risks. Develop conceptual design requirements for customer. Gain customer approval of design specifications. Identify and ensure equipment is designed in accordance with the current Health, Safety and Environmental legislation. Identify improvements in existing products, procedures and processes and develop cost effective solutions to satisfy specifications. Communicate design specifications for interpretation by other engineers and designers. Undertake design reviews including materials and environmental reviews. Review with supply management the material requirements for a design/project. Ensure these are well defined. Prepare preliminary materials lists based upon the above, ensure released into the Product Information Management System (PIMS) Approve Bill of Materials (BOM) in PIMS. Undertake design verification, which may include but not limited to: risk analysis, failure analysis, design reviews, calculations to establish a full Design Verification Package (DVP). Ensure DVP has third party or independent review. Prepare Factory Acceptance (FAT) procedures, Prototype Test Procedures and document results (PVT). Check and Approve drawings and calculations undertaken by others in support of design. Ensure all engineering activities and documents are correctly archived in PIMS. Maintains a clean and safe working environment. Liase with manufacturing to ensure designs are suitable and allow for efficient manufacture. Provide manufacturing support as required. Provide field support as required. Qualifications/Requirements Degree in Mechanical Engineering or extensive experience (minimum 10 years) in lieu. A seasoned engineer with significant postgraduate industrial experience working in a heavy mechanical engineering or in a relevant technical discipline e.g. analysis. Desired Characteristics Familiar with Health, Safety and Environmental regulatory requirements for this industry. Has established Pro E skills. Fully proficient with Technical Operating Policies and Procedures (TOPPS) Knowledge of materials, including welding and heat treatment of metals and elastomers. Familiar with relevant industry standards and codes for area of work. CONSULTANT Warren Gibson