Engineering Manufacturing Manager

Troy, MI 48083

Posted: 08/16/2023 Industry: General Labor Job Number: AM8592914725

Job Description

Engineering Manufacturing Manager
Direct Hire! 
Roseville, Mi
Company is a tier 1 & 2 supplier for automotive & other industries 
Salary: $100 - 120k/yr 
Manage the Engineering function. 
•          Direct Engineering staff (approx. 4 direct employee) in achieving timely completion of department projects and objectives.
•          Develop scope on assigned or initiated projects or tasks.  Assign and work with department on projects.  Track progress of assigned tasks.
•          Communicate with appropriate plant and corporate personnel to secure concurrence of the project goals and tasks.  
•          Provide leadership, performance feedback input and motivation on projects and performance. 
•          Interface with plant personnel to smooth transition of projects into plant.
•          Report on RVP AND TRP Engineering projects progress and issue monthly RVP AND TRP Engineering project report. Report progress at monthly plant vehicle launch and business meetings.
•          Define and organize activities and solutions from general assignments to look into or investigate problems or solutions.
•          Leads the process engineering activities for new jobs/launches and engineering changes from preplanning and preparation to implementation.
•          Reviews product design to ensure optimal manufacturability, adherence to tolerance guidelines, tool design, machine design, cell layout, compatibility issues, and safety concerns. 
•          Leads tooling development and design from prototype through manufacturing production stages.
•          Leads efforts to develop manufacturing equipment for process through either machine upgrades or acquisition of new capital equipment.
•          Leads process development effort through cross-functional teams to develop optimal cell layout, work instructions, process flow layout, and set-up procedures, while adhering to safety, quality, and productivity protocols.
•          Leads cross-functional teams to develop PFMEA’s, mistake/error proofing.
•          Coordinates internal engineering trials for PPAP’s, PSA’s, Run at Rates, etc.
•          Evaluates and takes actions needed to meet or exceed targets set for spoilage, cycle time, and quality.
•          Accomplishes the above tasks through compliance with the plant’s Advanced Planning Quality Procedures.
•          Maintain Records of tooling design/purchase as outlined in Mfg. Capability.
•          Produces part samples to meet customer requirements.
•          Turn jobs over to production that are process capable and have all required equipment and documentation
•          Leads engineering efforts to resolve/improve process problems.
•          Identifies and resolves process improvements leading to better cycle times, reduced spoilage, improved process capability (i.e., Cpk, Ppk), and increased throughput. 
•          Develops and employs troubleshooting guidelines.
•          Assists production staff as process expert by utilizing troubleshooting, diagnosis, debugging, and other technical skills to keep production lines running at peak efficiency.
•          Performs cause analysis and corrective action implementation on assigned customer complaints or internal failures.
•          Performs safety analysis and implementation if corrective action.
•          Keeps up to date with industry trends.  Assist plant in technical, equipment, facility and process matters as required.
•          Train and develop personnel in the group, maintain technical competence and expand knowledge of technical developments.
•          Responsible for managing adequate time spent split between RVP and TRP plants, while always able to virtually support the other as necessary.
•          Responsible as a manager for being an ambassador of CPAC and promote culture initiatives such as Lean programs, morale and Team Building, community involvement, organizational talent and leadership development.
•          Responsible for the Top SQDCC goals of the RVP and TRP plants.
•          Develop TS16949 procedures for department and demonstrate compliance.
•          Upgrade personal knowledge and skill levels through training.
(Education, Work Experience, Etc.):
Minimum Required:
•          Engineering degree (BSME, Mechanical, or Manufacturing) and 5 or more years relevant experience; or, high school diploma or equivalent and ten years of relevant work experience.  
*Must have at least 1 year of experience in a supervisory role. 
•          Demonstrated problem solving and technical skills.
•          Demonstrated team building skills
•          Experience with MS Office and CAD applications
Desired: Thermoforming/ Extrusion background (a plus)
This is a Supervisory position requiring management and people development skills.  Must be able to interface with production personnel throughout the Corporation.  
Must be able to lead and/or participate on cross-functional teams.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written) required for effective job performance

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