Director of Manufacturing Engineering

Employer
Location
Rock Hill
Posted
Apr 25, 2014
Closes
May 25, 2014
Contact
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Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
Director of Manufacturing Engineering position is responsible for directing and managing the day-to-day activities of the manufacturing engineering department for 3D printing technologies related to new product launches and sustaining engineering for multiple locations (SC, VA, MA, OR, and FR).

Responsibilities:
Participate actively in the development of new products and processes used to manufacture new products
Develop and implement new manufacturing processes to support the company’s, productivity, growth, and new product launch plans
Track, report and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of current processes
Establish workflow and assembly methods to maximize efficiency of manufacturing operations
Interface with internal departments to analyze data and provide solutions for manufacturing engineering issues
Plan and direct the purchase, maintenance, and layout of equipment
Design tolling and fixturing for efficient manufacture of assemblies
Direct the organization in maintaining and designing safety and ergonomics into equipment and manufacturing lines strategies
Explore opportunities to optimize equipment and facilities.
Apply advanced manufacturing engineering leadership techniques, including lean manufacturing
Direct/lead team and projects
Qualifications:
Education and Training:

B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineeringrequired
Masters preferred - MBA or MS (Need Business Understanding)
Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean Expert preferred
Experience:

A minimum of 10 years manufacturing engineering leadership experience
Demonstrated engineering support for complex manufacturing facilities
Large project and/or program management experience
Facility layout planning and execution experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrated strategic and operational thinking skills
Assembly line design with strong technical capabilities
Change agent to invite engagement from executive leadership
Strong engineering & business presence
Ability to influence executive leadership, direct, and non-direct reports
Structured and organized planner
Knowledge of capital planning and prioritization processes
Knowledge of Systematic Layout Planning (SLP)
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing
CNC and conventional machining knowledge a preferred
Knowledge of injection molding tool design and processes a plus
Must be capable of traveling both domestically and internationally up to 25%
AA/EEO M/F/D/V

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