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Director of Engineering

The Judge Group Perry Full-Time
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Our client is currently seeking a Director of Engineering. The Director of Engineering shall be capable of leading the engineering and quality departments of a plant that manufactures and loads explosive and pyrotechnic devices for the DoD. This will require having previous experience in a leadership role and having previous experience working on DoD prime contracts. The engineering and quality departments include Process, Design, QA, R&D, and Systems engineering capabilities.

This job will have the following responsibilities:
  • Safety focus and successful utilization Safety requirements as expected by the company, DOD and DCMA
  • Mitigate and resolve any and all Safety matters that may negatively impact business in conjunction with business partners and stakeholders
  • Strategic vision and ability to plan for the future program success
  • Establish overall objectives and initiatives of Engineering/QA Department
  • Help develop product enhancements and improvement of products/process'
  • Drive process improvements through lean six sigma philosophies
  • Manage the planning and designing of methods to improve or enhance existing programs
  • Oversee analysis and review of budgets and schedules to determine the most cost effective and efficient methods of obtaining necessary resources
  • Develop and recommend revisions or enhancements to schedules, human and monetary resource allocations and production requirements
  • Ensures projects are completed on time
  • Acts as advisor to production/operations team
  • Maintain good employee relations, and adherence to Affirmative Action Plan, Labor Laws, and EEO rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 10 years of relevant industry experience
  • Five years related experience in DOD explosive and/or ammunition related area
  • Lean experience (preferably Black Belt Certified)
  • Mechanical knowledge in design and fabrication of assembly tooling/automated equipment using CAD/DAM desirable
  • Working knowledge in PLC programming
  • Demonstrated expertise in a variety of field concepts, practices and procedures
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good decision making skills 10.Good organizational skills
  • Proficient with MS Office and ability to learn additional software applications as the need arises
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop others
  • Ability to follow projects through to completion
  • Results oriented
  • Strong project management skills


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Job ID: 585764


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The Judge Group is a privately owned, leading professional services firm with nearly 50 years of experience in providing technology, talent, and learning solutions. Our services are successfully delivered through a network of more than 35 offices in the United States, Canada, and India. The Judge Group serves more than 47 Fortune 100 companies and is responsible for 7,000 professionals on assignment annually across a wide range of industries.

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