2018-05-08

Engineering Manager

Posted on May 8

Location: From Atlanta-Chattanooga, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4159187

TERRITORY
The position is located at a plant located between Atlanta, GA and Chattanooga,TN.
 
POSITION SUMMARY
The Engineering Manager is responsible for design, development, validation, release, and launch of new product, as well as leading the engineering team to provide technical expertise, liaison and support to operations to assure that existing product requirements can be met at optimum quality and cost levels in a safe manner.  The Engineering manager utilizes data to drive improvements to current processes and tools as well as guiding the engineering team to assist operations in meeting customer demand and price targets while maintaining the roles and responsibilities listed below within the company culture.  They are personally committed to actively improve personal performance and process/product knowledge.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage multiple projects centered on process and tooling performance maintenance and improvements.
  • Using data, resolve difficult problems and improve upon process characteristics with respect to print and capability requirements.
  • Execute plans that increase customer value by reducing cost and waste.
  • Ensure operations’ processes and systems that continue to comply with recognized quality management system requirements.
  • Lead and actively participate in cross functional teams to implement solutions and continuously improve processes.  Provide leadership to tooling/process problem resolution within operations and the die shop.
  • Inspires the engineering team to surpass continuously escalating results through:
    1. Setting and communicating the highest levels of expectations for all performance
    2. Creating a climate of accountability at all levels
    3. Developing a team approach to maximize service to internal and external customers
    4. Involving colleagues in any and all decisions that affects them
    5. Recognizing and rewarding individual and team accomplishments
  • Inspires team to continuously drive for process improvements projects to reduce costs and increase quality and safety operations while providing excellent project management skills and leadership for internal as well as external projects.
  • Establishes and develops a team that is technically excellent in problem prevention, quality assurance and creative problem solving through training, cross-training/job rotation and mentoring.
  • Promotes safe practices in all activities.  Identifies and assists in the reduction of ergonomic strains/concerns within manufacturing.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical, industrial, or product engineering, or equivalent required.
  • 5+ years technical experience in design engineering work.
  • Experience in technical supervisory role.
  • Exposure to lean manufacturing technology, problem solving skills, and ISO 90001 preferred.
  • Green belt certification preferred.
  • Familiarity with computer aided design and basic working knowledge of Word Processing and Spreadsheets required.
  • Experience with manufacturing equipment, tools, dies, jigs, and fixtures in a production environment required.
  • Must be computer literate in Windows applications.
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing industry (transportation a plus) leading and directing cross-functional teams.
  • Communicates effectively to interface with all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Must possess experience in design and application of mechanical products and systems.
  • Familiarity with CNC, machining robot controls and programs a plus.
  • Registered professional engineer preferred.
 
Benefits:  You will be rewarded with an industry-competitive compensation plan and great company benefits.

Client requires US Citizenship or Green Card Permanent Resident Status, no sponsorship available.

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