Design Manager

Employer/Recruiter Name

Safal Group


Website URL

https://www.safalgroup.com/


Job Category

Skilled Full-Time


Job Title

Design Manager


Job Summary

Job Purpose

The incumbent will lead the Design function working closely with the commercial team to ensure the customer requirement/ quality standards are met. Approve all key engineering changes to our design software.

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Requirements

Candidate Specifications

  • Qualification: Bachelors of Engineering / Masters in Engineering (Civil/ Structural)
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years in the design of steel buildings conforming to various international codes. Pre Engineered Building along with Light Gauge Frame Structure will be an added advantage.

He/she should have led a design team consisting of Estimators, Design Engineers/Detailers.

  • Design software proficiency: STAAD Pro (Mandatory)
  • MBS and Frame CAD (Desirable)


Duties

Approve the design & development of all engineering changes to design software.

Ensure that our systems are user friendly and idiot proof for use by our channels.

Test & confirm that design & engineering systems are robust & meet required codes & the needs of our channel partners & business.

Recommend new product lines & solutions for target markets.

Work within the business to ensure that channel partners are adequately trained & that the supply chain is optimized for 100% IFOT delivery of solutions.

Develop departmental KPIs around like Material efficiency (Kg/m2 or $/m2), design efficiency (mins/design, designs/day), design errors (% of order) & capture rate (% of quotes) as required. Set up systems to track KPIs & suggest plans for improvement

Be the “Go to person” for the business for complex solutions.

Engage with the local specifier community (Eng, Arch, QS etc) to get acceptance & accreditation of the companies chosen design philosophy, products & solutions.

Be the certified engineer of record for all designs or develop a system that delivers this functionality.


Additional Information


Job Location:

Nairobi


Salary:

R TBD


Closing Date:

31 Jul 2020


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