Engineering Supervisor
Job Details
National Recreation Systems - Fort Wayne, IN
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
Up to 25%
Day shift

The Engineering Supervisor will be responsible for planning and directing most of the engineering activities and projects.  They will be ensuring that all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformity within the organizations established policies and objectives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Deliberate with management, production, and marketing staff on the possible requirements and procedures for a project.
  2. Organize and manage internal and external projects, making detailed plans that work towards the fulfillment of a set objective.
  3. Oversee continuous improvement efforts within the engineering department, focusing on on-time-delivery, quality, capacity, and capabilities.
  4. Act as a subject matter expert with the knowledge to work through complex design and installation requirements.
  5. Supervise the development and maintenance of staff abilities and suitability in the organization.
  6. Consult with clients to plan resources and timelines required for projects.
  7. Develop and implement policies, standards, and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the organization.
  8. Perform administrative functions such as evaluating and writing reports, approving expenditures concerning projects.  


Competencies (check all that apply)


☒        Analytical Decision-Making

☒        Communication

☒        Learning & Development

☒        Planning & Organizing

☒        Professionalism & Integrity

☒        Financial Management

☒        Risk-Taking/Creative Thinking

☒        Teamwork & Relationship-Building

☒        Results Orientation

☐        EEO Accountability

       Managing Others



Education and/or Experience


•     Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, building management, or in other related fields. An associate degree with relevant work experience may also be considered.

  • Preferably 6+ years of related experience in architectural/structural steel design in a manufacturing environment, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Strong proficiency with latest version of AutoCAD.

•     Understanding of structural theory and connection types.

•     Development of bills of materials from detail drawings.

•     Strong sense of urgency and motivation.

•     Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and Access.

•     Ability to work with mathematical concepts including geometry and trigonometry.

•        Ability to interact effectively and professionally with employees and customers.

•     Must be able to prioritize effectively.



Occasional travel may be required.


Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


Reasoning Ability

Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCad.

Autodesk INVENTOR and Vault experience is highly desirable.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently walk and sit; use hands and fingers, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or listen.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, except in the manufacturing environment where PPE may be required.


NRS a PlayCore Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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