Manufacturing Engineering Manager in Greenwood at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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Job Description

Immediate opening for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager in the Greenwood, MS area. This small town is located in North Central Mississippi, with almost equal distance between Memphis and Jackson. This town is a unique small town community offering something for everyone, yet always striving for more.
Must Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering required. Advanced degree a plus.
  • 10+ years manufacturing background.
  • Must have plant layout experience.
  • Must have experience managing projects out on factory floor.
  • Experience in launching new products/new product launch background preferred.
  • Leadership skills to drive key business initiatives and metrics.
  • Awareness of budget process and managing metrics.
  • Technical skills: PLCs, machine & tool design, lean manufacturing, statistical root cause analysis.  
  • Intelligent communication skills, business savvy and strategic thinking.
Key Responsibilities:
  • The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is responsible for  mentoring, and leading a team of Engineers to achieve company objectives.
  • Overall responsibility for releasing process to manufacturing which represents the most cost effective process engineering to meet the customer expectations of the product.
  • Administer guidance and support and acts as liaison between Engineering, Maintenance, Supply Chain, Production, and Quality departments.
  • Cooperate in defining the strategic direction of Engineering.
  • Assure equipment and manufacturing processes are ready and available for meeting customer demands.
  • Constructs and cultivate program launch timelines and operations issue list.