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Engineering Manager

Date:  08-Jun-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Chattanooga
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  35827

Overall responsibilities and duties:

 

The responsibility of the Engineering Manager is to give the plant the overall guidance in Engineering and Maintenance, to oversee the layout of the plant as necessary and improve all process, to give guidance and help solve the different design and engineering issues associated with the lines and the customers, to manage the local program, launch requirements as relates to all future programs. Plan, define and implement improvement initiatives.  To be a liaison with product cost & Business Plan achievement as relates to current product.

 

The main missions of the role are:

 

  • Give guidance to the Engineering Department along with the Engineers assigned to Production
  • Give guidance to maintenance
  • Check work order reports to actual DT for comparison and improvement
  • Create improvement plans for maintenance and engineering based on DT reports
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, line balance, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Arrange a live document reflecting all customer order out for as long as we have a contract 
  • Identify manufacturing process that need to be improved and develop a plan to improve
  • Ensure safety and quality standards are met throughout the plant
  • Support for Corporate Business growth strategies, new program costing, and Design for manufacturability
  • Initiatives. Set up PM and Predictive plans for the plant and implement. Create level 1 and 2 trouble shooting guide lines along with reaction plans and standardize work. Plan
  • maintenance activities to increase uptime, complete II, PM’s and predictive checks in a timely manner and meet the overtime budget
  • Develop staff by setting goals, create and implement training plans, present feedback as needed
  • Oversee engineering changes and orders
  • Maintain TRS standards for all lines.  Identify where lines do not meet standards and help to either change the standards or fix the lines to meet the standards
  • Understand and calculate DLE and DLP.  Assist production with countermeasures to ensure improvements
  • Maintain a plan to improve the plant up time for all machinery to achieve standards
  •    Identify all non-standard operations for the plant and a process to eliminate
  •    Maintain the bill of materials for all products and ensure they are kept updated and current
  • Ensure safety and quality standards are met throughout the plant
  • Prepare and analyze month end reporting with corrective action plans
  • Coach team members in TS16949 and enforce standards

 

 

 

  • Participate in 5 S, implement 5S improvements
  • Participate in Hoshin and Continuous Improvement Events as assigned by management
  • Participate in and promote the goals of the Ideas Improvement Program
  • Stay informed of environmental aspects, follow procedures and work to eliminate or reduce the FMEA ratings as relates to position and or department
  • Complete all other duties and tasks as assigned by management

 

 

Qualifications:

Minimum education level:  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent (US)

 

Experience:

 

  • 5-10 years’ experience in a management position in a manufacturing environment

 

Skills & Competencies:

 

  • Previous proven experience managing / leading both Engineering and Maintenance Personnel
  • Proven experience with advanced MS Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Results driven
  • Fluent in English

 

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