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Technical Manager – Manufacturing Engineering
Riverside, MO

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Posted 11/05/2021

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Level Degree - Engineering, Technical Engineering or similar
  • Equivalent work experience may also be considered for this position
  • 7-10 Minimum Years of Experience with leading engineering and maintenance
  • 5-9 Minimum Years of Experience within the automotive industry
  • Must be able and willing to travel and work at customer sites, including industrial manufacturing plants which might require climbing, lifting, or working in confined spaces
  • Superior problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Mechanical Aptitude for problem solving
  • Proven ability to effectively lead a team and drive operational improvements
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
  • 3 – 5 years of injection molding experience
  • Understanding of scientific molding concepts
  • Experience with various injection molding technologies
  • 3 – 5 years leading manufacturing engineering
  • 3 – 5 years with vacuum forming and foam in place processes

Job Description

  • Direct Reports - 6-10
  • Responsible for all plant engineering functions including manufacturing engineering, process engineering, tooling, facility, and equipment maintenance
  • Leads and drives activities related to continuous improvement (e.g., cycle times, scrap, quality, material cost reduction, regrind implementation, etc.)
  • Reviews and establishes contingencies / justifications for Capital Appropriation Requests, department budgets, and personnel salary plans
  • Develops plans for process improvement and will have specific areas of accountability in its execution
  • Provides support on new product launch tooling, providing the manufacturing input for development of new process and improvements to existing processes and tooling
  • Ensures new tools and processes from launch team are ready for production and ensures smooth execution in operations
  • Direct all engineering and maintenance functions in the plant, assigns responsibilities and ensure compliance to expectations of performance
  • Develop personnel in technical execution, planning, and decision making to positively impact business financials
  • Mentoring / coaching through group communication and 1on1’s
  • Influences supporting groups and operations
  • Enforce safety rules daily and actively intervenes to correct unsafe actions and conditions
  • Conducts daily observations of PPE use and safe work practices adherence and coach employees as needed

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