Engineering Manager - Machining
Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search
Position to which it reports:Technical Services Manager
OBJECTIVE: The Engineering Manager Machining is responsible for optimizing our machining capabilities, bringing best practices to the organization and maximizing the lifespan of our machining equipment.
Drives efforts that improve maximization of machining and other related equipment (conveyors, gantries, washers, pallet systems, virtual condition gages, etc.). Optimizes equipment by reducing cycle time/improving uptime/introducing new automation. Improves agility of equipment (part variation, repurposing of used equipment). Ensures training is delivered to support excellence in operations and maintenance of equipment.
Maintains machining capability, dimensional control and part specification. Monitors industry trends and best practices relative to machine technology and maintenance. Identifies, develops and implements new tooling and machining technology. Oversees cutting tool management and innovation in materials. Supports competitive machining vertical integration.
Directs plant engineering resources and ensures effective plant interface with program management/product development on cell design (safety standards/ergonomic/environmental/5S). Ensures successful product launches with clear handoffs/accountability.
EDUCATION: bachelors degree in Manufacturing Engineering or related field
EXPERIENCE:3-5 years experience in a manufacturing engineer role preferred
TECHNICAL SKILLS:Technical degree and proven success managing and driving improvement in areas such as Optimizing equipment from an IE perspective (ie: reduce cycle time / improve uptime / automation), improving agility of equipment, monitoring industry trends for best practices, etc
Strong leadership skills Good communication skills
Ability to prioritize
Ability to work with different levels in an organization
Position location:Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Local / global candidates:Local
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