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Engineering Supervisor -- Detail Design Pipe

Marinette, Wisconsin
Job Type
30 May 2024
Title: Engineering Supervisor Detail Design Pipe

Company: Fincantieri Marine Group

Requisition ID: 3009

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Description: Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a Fincantieri Marine Group Company, is a progressive shipyard specializing in building ships for the United States Navy. We currently have an opportunity for an Engineering Supervisor Detail Design Pipe at our Marinette, Wisconsin location.


The Engineering Supervisor's purpose is to plan, direct, and coordinate activities within the assigned Detail Design technical department (i.e. electrical, mechanical, or structural). The Engineering Supervisor is responsible to solve technical problems, develop applicable documentation, and supervise all assigned resources to support the Company's projects. The Engineering Supervisor provides oversight to other engineering and manufacturing Engineering s to determine, interpret, and execute the technical requirements of engineering products. He / She is also responsible for defining resource requirements to achieve schedule and budget commitments, and solve technical issues as they arise within the field of competence while interacting with other organizations and customers (internal and external).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned:
  • Facilitate communication of issues and solutions throughout MMC
  • Hire, train, develop and evaluate resources to support department workload including:
    • Standard process updates and reviews
    • Engineering process enhancement and improvements
    • Internal customer (manufacturing) processes improvements
    • Interface with peer Engineering Managers (Functional Engineering Supervisors, Detail Design Engineering Supervisors, Project Engineers, etc ) as required to assure proper Engineering support is being made available to the rest of the Engineering Department.
    • Plan, direct and coordinate resources and activities within the department
    • Estimate, schedule, and monitor assigned work and the work of assigned resources
  • Track and report progress to budget and schedule commitments including:
    • Weekly schedule meetings and reviews
    • Weekly performance progressing
    • Customer and Engineering Changes
    • Prepare, check and issue high quality deliverables (Drawings, models, work packages, etc )
  • Interpret contract requirements (Statement Of Work, Build Specifications, Regulations, etc )
  • Develop contract change documents to support the project needs
  • Define, track, and control subcontractor activities
  • Abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures

The Detail Design Engineering Supervisor directly supervises 10 to 15 employees. Supervisory responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the Company's policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. The Engineering Supervisor also demonstrates leadership skills that align with the mission, vision, and values of the Company.

The Engineering Supervisor is one of several Detail Design Engineering Supervisors (electrical, mechanical, and structural), each of which reports to the Manager of Detail Design Engineering.

Performance Leaders will inspire enthusiasm and act as a role model. She/he will develop talented employees with the skills, abilities, competencies and values needed to achieve the Company goals. The Performance Leader will provide timely feedback to employees in a constructive, coaching style, give praise and recognition and deal with performance issues. Performance Leaders will strive for continuous improvement on an individual and group level.


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 is frequently required to sit and occasionally stand or walk; use hands to handle materials or equipment; reach with hands and arms; stoop and kneel; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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's workspace is in a clean and comfortable climate-controlled setting with little to no exposure to the moving equipment, elements, extreme conditions, or risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. When entering the shipyard, the work environment is not climate-controlled and there is exposure to moving equipment, etc.

Fincantieri Marinette Marine believes it is our responsibility to ensure that each of us works safely and productively, goes home healthy, and considers the environment in their actions, each and every day. Management is committed to providing a safe and healthy work setting, and protecting the environment as a key tenet of our culture and a primary mission. All employees shall have high values for safety awareness and be mindful of environmental impacts associated with each job task.

Fincantieri Marinette Marine offers competitive pay with benefits in a growth-oriented environment. Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply. Apply online at

Fincantieri Marinette Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment. Minorities, Women, Veterans and Disabled are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The Engineering Supervisor must have a B.S. in either Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Naval Architecture or a related Engineering discipline.
    • In lieu of a B.S. degree, a minimum of 15 years of directly applicable industrial experience specific to the marine application of design and implementation of the design. Applicants desiring to provide experience in lieu of a formal degree will be required to provide a written discussion of their experience (for each item) and its justification for consideration in writing as qualified experience.
  • The Engineering Supervisor must have a minimum of 5 years of supervisory or management experience with Engineering s of up to 10 people.
  • Professional Engineering licensure is preferred but not required.
  • The Engineering Supervisor must be familiar with typical Regulatory Body Requirements associated with the shipbuilding industry (i.e. ABS, DNV, 46 CFR, U.S. Navy Gen Spec, and U.S. Coast Guard).
  • Must be eligible for a Security Clearance (U.S.)
  • Personal competencies should include strong time management, complex problem solving, and dispute resolution skills. Additionally, the ability to professionally and formally (via written correspondence) communicate is a prime skill.
  • Must have the drive and discipline to monitor, maintain and enforce existing department policies and procedures, as well as, develop said procedures as they are required to support new contract project requirements.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suites computer skills.
  • Strong 3D Modeling and processing skills
  • Knowledge of ShipConstructor or equivalent software
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must have the ability to maintain a p rofessional demeanor, particularly in time critical or resource challenged scenarios.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • A basic Earned Value Management System (EVMS) competency is desired but not required
  • Ownership and Accountability
  • Team Work and Collaboration
  • Business Discipline
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Hiring, Leading, and Developing Employees
  • Continuous Improvement


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  • Job Reference: 1341026787-2
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Fincantieri Marine Group
  • Location: Marinette, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent