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Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Holland, MI

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$135,000 - $145,000 / yr

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

*Experience in complex automotive supplier plant required*


Job Summary

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, this position will manage the engineering department and support production in the plant.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·       Manage Engineering, IT and Crib operations for the plant.  

·       Manages hourly and salaried employees to support the plant in Engineering, IT and Crib.

·       Forecast and budget

·       Direct support and involvement in Launch Management activities.

·       Direct interaction with Product Engineering, Program Management and business unit leadership based outside the plant.

·       Direct involvement on plant P&L, accountable for departmental budget and plant metrics.

·       Perform other duties as required


Education / Experience / Skills

BSME or EE or related degree in an engineering discipline required. 

MBA or MS preferred.   



·       Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a high volume manufacturing environment is a must. Prefer automotive or applicable industrial background.

·       Functional knowledge of GD&T critical and expect fluency with CAD programs and product prints.  Interaction with the product and quality is constant.

·       Experience working as an Engineer in a high volume manufacturing environment preferred.

·       Candidate must be willing and capable to lead from the front.  Must possess the skills to effectively engage both salary and hourly resources and be a solid, stable leader with good overall equipment and process troubleshooting skills. 

·       Plant is a union environment, so it will be required to learn and abide by the contractual agreements.   

·       Solid background with automotive quality systems, including IATF16949, APQP including PPAP process, etc.

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