Engineering manager, metal stamping, welding, and assembly.
Position manages, controls, and implements all day to day plant engineering functions. Also responsible for the establishment and standardization of methods, material, equipment, while providing technical expertise in engineering processes
The working environment will include a mix of both office and plant floor. Flexible hours and work overtime as needed. Travel as required.
Reports to general manager.
Position requires either a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing or industrial engineering or at least eight years of experience in engineering management. Must have knowledge of part print reading, gauge and tooling, and materials and processes. Must have knowledge of related safety requirements. Must have prior management experience in an engineering environment, preferably metal stamping welding assembly tier 1 automotive.
Controls all project/engineering activities for new business and engineering changes or existing products. Establishes labor and methods standards for all processes in plant. Coordinates activities of engineers to ensure adherence to timelines. Ensures all proper documentation and standard engineering processes are followed. Insurers engineering is pro-active and responsive to the needs of plant production lines. Works to minimize and maintain engineering costs and plant. Interfaces with customers to communicate problems and solutions while maintaining high standards of quality. Manages special projects as requested by general manager. Assess train and develop subordinates. Assesses manpower needs within engineering and adjusts as required. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Responsible for related safety requirements.
May be called upon to assist in other duties as needed to ensure quality level of facility activities. Responsible for all customer specific requirements where applicable including those referenced in the QMS manuals.
Responsible for accountability to effectively interface with all disciplines such as quality, finance, human resources, maintenance, production and materials to produce the best quality products for the least cost.
Have the authority to stop production and correct quality problems as necessary. This shall include organization freedom to: initiate corrective action; identify and record any problems or concerns affecting product, process or quality; report unsafe work situations to appropriate supervisor; and inputs recommendations for disposition. Authority to present the needs of the customer in internal functions in addressing TS 16949/ISO-14001, IATF requirements (e.g. selection of special characteristics, setting quality objective, training corrective and preventative actions, product design and development).
Position frequently communicates with all levels of management, corporate support groups, quality assurance, and plant personnel. Frequent communication with customers is necessary.
Our client is one of the largest manufacturers of its product line in the tier 1 automotive community with a global footprint and decades of experience. There are numerous upward really mobile career opportunities within the organization as the company is currently growing.
Excellent salary, benefits, bonus opportunity, relocation assistance, and other benefits make this a highly attractive opportunity for qualified candidates.
If interested please submit a resume with full contact information in a word docx or PDF format. Salary history and references can be submitted under separate cover. References will not be contacted without candidates permission and resumes will not be sent anywhere without candidates permission.
This position will require the candidate to relocate to or live near Cleveland Ohio.