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CWS Design Engineer III

22002287 Requisition #

Custom Window Systems

Design Engineer III

Ocala, FL



Responsible for moderately complex engineering projects.  Coordinates work within the scope of assigned projects to ensure objectives in terms of quality, cost, and time are met.  Prepares project schedules and reviews cost estimates, compiles required cost and equipment information, and writes appropriation requests.  Responsible for effective communication of engineering information among team members.  Follows the structure of CWS Safety, Quality, Project Management & Continuous Improvement Systems from concept through project execution.  May supervise assigned technical team members and coordinates their work within the scope of assigned responsibilities.  Serves as a resource to others as assigned, providing technical information and engineering recommendations that assist with projects.



Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Transfer, modify, procure, install, and start up manufacturing processes at suppliers and CWS.
  • Tracks and monitors key project metrics to ensure short and long-term expectations are met. 
  • The scope of influence of this position spans manufacturing, engineering, product & process development, material and equipment vendors. 
  • Strong influential leadership skills are necessary when prioritizing, planning, and implementing projects. 
  • The ability to effectively present information, defend a position and address concerns is key to fostering collaboration. 
  • The position is expected to understand and apply safe practices in line with CWS safety policies.
  • Other duties may be assigned.





  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Math, or relevant Science or combination of education and experience.  Responsible for ongoing development of technical and leadership competencies.



  • 3+ years combined engineering experience.
  • Proven experience beyond education to support and deliver high quality products and processes through the application of engineering principles. 
  • Exhibits competency and begins to develop expertise in multiple engineering technologies. 
  • Performs work which involves conventional practice but may include a variety of complex features, such as conflicting design requirements, incomplete market requirements, unsuitability of standard materials and multiple project coordination.
  • Microsoft Office applications and AutoCAD required.  Microsoft Project preferred.
  • Competency and developing expertise within multiple disciplines or technologies. 



Primarily an individual contributor role; however, capable of leading a team in technical projects. May supervise non-exempt and hourly employees.



Establish plans, Apply technical and functional expertise, Manage and improve processes, Build relationships, Foster collaboration, Drive execution, Industry knowledge



Periodically exposed to machinery where safe operating procedures must be followed. Work environment may be noisy.



occasional lifting of materials up to 30 lbs. is required.



Low to high dependent upon role & project assignments.



This position is based in Ocala, Florida.  Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  It will be the responsibility of the successful candidate to arrange accommodation to Ocala.


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