21 days old

Design Manager

Kelly Services
Burlington, WA 98233
**Design Manager**

**Location:** Sedro - Woolley, WA.

Salary: $120k + DOE.

Must be fully vaccinated due to DoD contracts.

Seeking a Design Manager for our factory in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Ideal

candidate is an experienced designer with management experience. The design manager will be in a fast-paced, collaborative team, executing and leading all phases of design which includes feasibility studies, planning, concept development, detailed design, construction documentation and specifications. Candidate should have design experience with manufacturing and plant facilities projects.


Ability to lead a project and design effort from concept design through completion.

Conduct initial review of drawings, documents and proposals prior to other reviews ensuring

Establish a process and ensure all projects receive QA/QC review.

Participates in and coordinates the teams production of plans, specifications and contract documents.

Develops the project workplan, manages project timelines, scope, change and risk throughout the project execution.

Ability to evaluate project progress and adjust critical path for scope completion and budget adherence required.

Works, daily, with the General Foreman, Project Managers and QA/QC to resolve design coordination details and any constructability issues.

Assist with mentoring, training and coordinating work of teammate and junior staff.

Understands structural steel fabrication.

Manage the project contract performance and process understanding the scope, budget, and quality agreed to by the Client.

Contribute to and offer professional opinion to the office Leadership Team of the firm regarding current projects, staff, client relationships, etc.

Take on special projects as directed by the office leadership team.

Make recommendations to upper management regarding quantity, complexity, and diversity of future projects they feel are necessary for consideration.


The Company pays 100% for one of the two medical plans offered (employee only).

Dental and vision are also paid for by Dogwood (employee only).

Benefits begin the first of the month after 30 days of service.

401k matching if offered after 90 days of service and vested immediately.

The Company offers paid holidays, sick and vacation.

Exempt, salaried position $120,000 - $150,000 DOE.


5+ years experience in steel fabrication or general construction.

Must be a U.S. citizen or hold dual-citizenship.

Must be fully vaccinated.

Ability to read and write English fluently.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Proficient in SolidWorks.

Ability to navigate 3D software such as SolidWorks

Experience writing VBA code for Microsoft excel, creating macros with VBA and or writing and creating programs with Visual Studios.

**Physical Requirements/Work Environment**

This position requires moderate physical activity, primarily in an office environment but including visits to the manufacturing facilities or jobsites to collaborate and inspect materials. To perform the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly seated at a desk for computer work, utilizes the telephone frequently, participates in meetings and visits the factory setting where they will climb stairs, inspect and handle materials and be exposed to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes and odors.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-08-25

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