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About the Opportunity

This is a terrific opportunity in a mid-sized growth company. The ideal candidate will have a passion for developing and improving processes using advanced manufacturing methods; an appetite for learning new technologies; alignment with the values of Precision, Partnership, Determination and Innovation; and the ambition to grow with the Company.

Purpose of the job

Provide leadership to the design, implementation and maintenance of highly capable manufacturing systems and processes. Align priorities with the strategy and operational needs of the business. Develop a talented team of engineers skilled in Manufacturing Engineering, Equipment Design, Automation, and Lean Sigma.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Provide leadership to process engineers: Align priorities, provide regular performance feedback, establish individual development plans, and support ongoing professional development.

Advanced Process Development: Work closely with product engineering and operations to design, validate, install and maintain highly capable manufacturing processes.

Value Engineering and Process Improvement: Continuously improve manufacturing operations with cost-effective equipment, conveyance, inspections, and processing enhancements.

Equipment Reliability:  Partners with Operations leaders and suppliers to standardize and improve equipment, spare parts, predictive maintenance and quick changeover capabilities.

OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness): Partners with operations to drive improvements in OEE, striving for 100% Quality (only Good Parts), 100% Performance (as fast as possible), and 100% Availability (no Stop Time).

Supports program management:  Works with program management to support efficient and effective launches of new products and new programs.

Equipment and Maintenance Suppliers: Establishes productive relationships with equipment and maintenance suppliers. Negotiates agreements that ensure competitive costs and performance while protecting our intellectual property.

Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. This position description is intended to guide the activities of the Engineering Manager.  It is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function.