Engineering Manager, Job #2072

Published on 24 October 2018 by in Blog, Jobs


Contract Engineering Services has a great opportunity for a candidate with Engineering Manager experience. Our client is an electrical product provider and consultant, serving several industries like aerospace, electrical, automotive, and construction. This family owned business focuses on innovative thinking to lead them to a bright future. This kind of forward thinking creates an environment of learning, open communication, and creative freedom. If this sounds like a perfect opportunity for you, click apply now!


The Engineering Manager provides overall leadership to the company’s manufacturing engineering, tool & die, maintenance, and quality teams and is responsible for the design, development and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes, equipment, and tooling required for the assembly and manufacturing of new and existing products. This is a hands-on position requiring dynamic leadership, strategic orientation, customer focus, problem solving, innovative thinking, and a strong drive to succeed.

Key Responsibilities

Develop new and improved manufacturing processes which may be completed by analyzing and improving plant layout, purchasing new and more efficient equipment, and finding ways to reduce manufacturing costs
Manages and prioritizes multiple complex manufacturing engineering projects, ensuring projects meet or exceed requirements, are on-time, and within budget
Leads LEAN and continuous improvement within manufacturing that include equipment or fixture design and/or process changes
Partners with design engineering to transition new products from product development to a production environment
Monitors and reports on items such as cost reductions, downtime, and capital expenditures
Prepares cost estimates and capital requests for proposed projects and evaluates cost factors
Develop departmental strategies and corresponding expense and capital budgets to support plant objectives
Research and resolve product integrity issues with a high sense of urgency
Establish a strong and credible preventive maintenance program, focused on safety, quality, and cost
Build and encourage a culture of innovation, customer-focus, and employee engagement
Desired Qualifications

Requires a 4-year degree in metallurgical, industrial, or mechanical engineering or related field
7-10 years of progressive experience in manufacturing engineering with at least two years in a leadership role within a manufacturing organization
Previous experience successfully leading and implementing LEAN tools and techniques in a manufacturing environment, with demonstrated positive results
Solid background in design and manufacturing principles, with preferred experience in machining, forging, and injection molding/extrusion
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and lead multiple, concurrent projects and key initiatives based on distinct needs of the business
Must be able to effectively manage an engineering department and related resources
Strong collaboration skills and demonstrated ability to effectively lead across functional teams
Ability to quickly understand and apply new technology
Exceptional troubleshooting skills
Ability to think creatively and strategically
Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, and implement recommendations that align with company and plant strategic and operational goals

Problem solving and decision making
Drive for Results
Process Management
Action Orientation
Business Acumen
Innovation Management
Customer Focus

CES’s Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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