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Manager, Design & Engineering Innovation

Manager, Design & Engineering Innovation

Manager, Design & Engineering Innovation

Inspire Brands
Atlanta, GA 30328

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Support Restaurant Excellence’s efforts related to food service equipment technology, brand specifications, kitchen and custom equipment design. Consults on industry best practices, Responsible for supporting/ implementing equipment related company initiatives.


  • Liaises with Operations Leadership on new kitchen design & innovation
  • Develops engineering standards and oversees equipment specification compliance
  • Oversees drawing documentation, written specifications and safeguards proprietary designs.
  • Provide guidance and support to franchisees in collaboration with Architecture & Design, Franchise Management, and Field Based Company Operations, on fundamental brand kitchen design
  • Oversee drawing documentation, written specifications and safeguarding proprietary designs.
  • Works in conjunction with Supply Chain on Kitchen Equipment Supplier (KES) management, specification transparency, and equipment revision control.


  • Bachelors Degree, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, or Industrial, Service, and/or Interior Design
  • 2-5 years of QSR Chain related activity
  • 8-10 years of restaurant / hospitality industry
  • Equipment manufacturing and kitchen design highly preferred
  • Space Planning or Hospitality Design (focus on kitchen layouts)


  • Proficient interpreter and developer of plans & written specifications
  • Proficient interpreter and developer of graphics and illustrative applications
  • Expert level in computer literacy & proficiency
  • Proficient level in time and materials costing related to manufacturing
  • Proficient in space planning, restaurant design, equipment design & restaurant operations.
  • High degree of knowledge of industry related regulatory agencies
  • AutoCAD software proficiency (Revit a plus)

Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby’s, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin’, Jimmy John’s, Rusty Taco and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.

We’re made up of some of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands, but we’re much more than just a restaurant company. We’re a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple—it’s an experience. At Inspire, that’s our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences.

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