Manager, Engineering

Delavan, WI 53115-

Posted: 09/21/2023 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 43551

Job Description

  • Designs, implements, and refines product development, testing, and manufacturing processes.
  • Manages staff and assigns tasks to engineering and technical personnel.
  • Leads teams in the development of new products, solutions, and processes.
  • Oversees project logistics and resource allocation.
  • Oversees Maintenance and continuously improve processes utilizing systems like TPM.
  • Strives to improve efficiency and sustainability of processes and product designs, and to reduce waste
  • Helps create and oversee project budgets and engages in cost management strategies.
  • Improving efficiencies on new and existing work.
  • Improvement of tooling, processes, part quality and employee training.
  • Recommend methods of improving employee efficiency and reducing waste of material and utilities, including restructuring, job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment.
  • Reduction of tooling costs.
  • Develop and maintain system to standardize and control tools.
  • Assist Supervisor and Tech Leads in correcting tooling and machining process problems, maintaining department efficiencies as well as part quality, and troubleshooting of manufacturing problems in plant.
  • Aid in the operation, set up machines, and programing of new or existing jobs,
  • Train and/or otherwise using expertise to assist in all departments.
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, parts, machining processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, and quality control standards.
  • Work with the Operations Team to coordinate and implement goals and objectives.
  • Ensure the development and maintaining of computer programs relating to Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, CNC programs and any other, as assigned.
  • Plan use of facilities, equipment, materials and personnel to improve efficiency of operations and to identify areas of duplication.
  • Analyze and plan requirements, workflow, layouts of equipment and workspace for maximizing efficiency.
  • Report to COO weekly regarding tooling use, ongoing projects, issues and future machine capability and capacity needs.
  • Forges and maintains relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Assures that processes meet quality and safety compliance guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or necessary.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment required
  • Must have extensive knowledge of machining processes
  • Manufacturing engineering experience in a high mix / high-volume environment preferred
  • Demonstrated workflow and productivity improvements
  • Robotic experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodology is preferred
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret data
  • Strong decision making, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Exhibit core values of honesty, integrity and accountability
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and efficient work area
  • Read, write and interpret documents and instructions in written, oral, blueprint, diagram and schedule form (English)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds safely
  • Physical demands include standing, bending, sitting and kneeling
  • Regularly possess manual dexterity for assembly of tooling, small parts and working with equipment and controls
  • Vision requirements include (corrective or non) close range, distance, color, peripheral and depth
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing essential functions:
  • General office environment
  • Exposure to moderate noises
  • Temperature variances
  • Exposure to fumes, chemicals and airborne particles
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