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Manager of Manufacturing Engineering

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Location
Grenada, MS
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Sep 28, 2018
Job ID
2629556
Reporting to the Director of Advanced Engineering for the business, the Manufacturing  Engineering Manager plans, organizes and directs manufacturing engineering & Industrial engineering staff to meet company objectives for improvement of processes, equipment, and technology by performing the following duties personally, or through subordinates.
 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Leading, mentoring, and developing a team of Engineers to achieve company objectives.
  • Overall responsibility for releasing process to manufacturing which represents the most cost effective process engineering to meet the customer expectations of the product.
  • Provides guidance and support for integration of shop operations and acts as liaison between Product Engineering, Purchasing, Maintenance, Quality Control Departments, Production Control, and Production Management.
  • Participates in defining the strategic direction of Engineering.
  • Ensure equipment and manufacturing processes are ready and available for meeting customer demands.
  • Creates and maintains program launch timelines and operations issue list.
  • Confers with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Responsible for developing departmental goals and objectives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
  • BS in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering required, advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years progressive manufacturing experience, including supervisory positions.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills driving key business initiatives or metrics
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to drive results through others in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment.
  • Ability and understanding of the budget process and control and managing metrics.
  • High drive and leadership ability while being a hands-on and willing to “lead form the front” manager
  • Technical skills: Machine design, PLCs, NC programming, machine & tool design, Lean process improvement, statistical root cause analysis, capital project management & MS Office
 
Core Competencies
 
  • Managing Complexity
  • Strong Communication Skills both verbal and written
  • Team Orientation
  • Adaptability to Change
  • Project Management