US-AL-Huntsville
Staff Req. #
HSV 17-039
# of Openings
1

Position Summary

General Summary:

 

Direct, communicate, coordinate, and support HSE, Compliance, Quality, Operations, Product Management and R&D staff to develop, purchase or oversee manufacture of, implement, maintain & improve production processes with the highest levels of safety, quality & compliance while maintaining the lowest possible total manufacturing cost

Primary Responsibilities

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)

 

Responsible for the actions and development for all employees in the site engineering groups.

 

Direct and insure engineering support manufacturing.

 

Formulate and be responsible for the departmental budget.

 

Develop organization with Lean Principles and be an agent for change

 

Train and assign engineering personnel to maximize support to production while developing the technical skills of the group.

 

Develop career paths for both management and technical assignments.

 

Direct all new/current product and production projects to achieve scheduled dates of project implementation(s). Utilize Microsoft Project & project management skills to create & maintain project plans, balance resources & prevent & detect schedule slips.

 

Direct analysis of products, equipment specifications, and performance requirements, to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing processes.

 

Review feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities considering cost, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors. Develop Scopes of Work and Performance Criteria documentation.

 

Assess manufacturability of component designs.

 

Insure the maintenance and continual improvement of technical information (i.e. process records, model drawings, SOP’s, tool and fixture drawings) as needed to support manufacturing operations.

 

Support work to develop process improvements and enhancements to maximize production and quality.

 

Provide technical assistance to component and tooling suppliers.

 

 

Will demonstrate strong leadership qualities such as:

  • Ability to effectively communicate company Vision, Mission, and Values and align functional goals and objectives of Safety, Compliance, Quality, Customer and Competitive accordingly
  • Demonstrate communication skills that incorporate emotional maturity, active listening, clear verbal directions/instructions, collaboration, and team building delivered with professionalism and respect at all levels
  • Operate with a commitment to serve others by subordinating personal interests to the needs of those being led
  • Effectively demonstrate knowledge, integrity, character, experience, humility, wisdom and discernment necessary to create the trust and influence to cause the right things, to happen for the right reasons, at the right times

 

 

Follows all plant safety rules and regulations and aligns with OSHA requirements 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skills and Education Required

Educational Skills and Experience:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required An in-depth interview and demonstration of skills will be required for any person applying for this position.

Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent, and a minimum of 10 years experience of manufacturing engineering experience.

 

Extensive knowledge of machining and metalworking principles.   Must have in-depth understanding of advanced metrology and GD&T.

 

Experience in technical management, and proven performance in process and project management.

 

Ability to organize and lead complex projects. Must possess a strong knowledge of machining, metalworking principles, and project management.

 

Ability to write reports, standard operating procedures and effectively present information to top management.

 

Must be able to travel and attend off-plant training.

 

Lean manufacturing experience is beneficial.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and /or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

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