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05 September 2019
Job ID: SP-9063
Engineering Design Office Manager

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Engineering Design Office Manager to join our specialist powder handling & processing company situated on the outskirts of Bangkok in Thailand.

Our equipment & systems are installed worldwide in a variety of industries but with a main focus on food and personal healthcare / hygiene sectors. The need for a proven professional to help take the company to the next level has come about due to a strategic growth initiative; expanding our product portfolio range, increasing industry competitiveness and driving rapid sales growth.

We are looking for a charismatic self-starter with the enthusiasm and initiative to help drive an existing design team to produce both ‘Clean & Lean’ innovative designs in our portfolio of equipment. Your business acumen and natural leadership qualities will be important in providing clear team direction and building strong functional relationships with internal stakeholders.

As an experienced Engineering Design Office Manager, you will already have the knowledge and proven ability to build a high level of standards in:

  • Managing the overall performance and efficiency of small to medium size design team.
  • Team Performance Management
  • Clean & Lean design techniques associated with the food & personal healthcare / hygiene manufacturing sectors.
  • Product innovation and improvement

Your experience in a ‘hands-on’ manufacturing environment along with a thorough understanding of the disciplines associated with best practice clean & lean design is critical for this role. This experience would ideally be gained in a design engineering, and equipment manufacturing environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the Managing Director plan, organize, direct and control design activities and establish priorities in keeping with effective operations and cost factors
  • Coach, mentor and develop team members to meet objectives of the department, plant and company
  • Lead company efforts to improve efficiency by the use of ‘Lean’ design methods.
  • Successfully challenge existing methods, processes and procedures through the employment of innovative solutions based on an analytical approach
  • Develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to improve profitability, lower cost, & eliminate waste
  • Manage Design Engineering resources, resolving design / production problems, leadership in 3D modeling disciplines and design improvement activities.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental regulations and rules in terms of the designs for the equipment to be manufactured & supplied by the company.

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor's degree required; Major studies in an Engineering or Manufacturing-related field preferred


  • 8 or more years of experience in industrial equipment design / manufacturing of sheet metal fabrication or a similar production environment required
  • Proven background in developing staff, by implementing internal training and mentoring programs 
  • Proven ability to develop and drive a ‘Clean & Lean’ design culture.
  • Proficient in Inventor or a similar 3D design software, as well as, AutoCAD

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Significant knowledge in ‘Clean & Lean’ design processes and problem solving.
  • Effective verbal, written, and listening communication skills and presentation skills with all team members and customer representatives.
  • Proven skill in taking firm stances on issues within the framework of a team-based culture.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems and lead problem-solving activities of a team.

The company offers competitive salaries and performance related bonuses, medical insurance and other benefits plus the opportunity of working in a fast growing and stable company.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit their resumes via "Apply Now"

Solids Handling and Process Engineering Co., Ltd.

888/1 Moo 20 Bangplee –Tumrhu Road,

Bangpleeyai, Bangplee, Samutprakarn 10540


Tel: 02 382 5100 Fax: 02 382 5108

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Job Details:

  • Five-day work week
  • Overtime pay
  • Performance bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

Solids Handling and Process Engineering Co.,Ltd
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