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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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Opelika, AL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 20, 2020
Job ID
Major established and global leading company has an opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager with growth potential  at a well performing and good size plant in eastern Alabama.  In this facility will be over manufacturing engineering in this machining and assembly operation that utilizes both Lean and Six Sigma.  SAP is the ERP utilized and there is significant automation using both PLCs and robots.   There will be involvement also with project management / capital projects.  A significant amount of time will be spent on the manufacturing floor.  Will  be involved in driving change in the plant.   Will relocate in nationally and there is bonus potential. 

  • Engineering related bachelor degree needed
  • Must have successful experience driving change in a plant to take the facility to the next level
  • must be motivated to take care of the customer
  • Need successful experience driving accountability
  • Strong leadership is needed as well as being team oriented
  • must be an aggressive leader
  • Need at least 5 years of supervisory to management level experience
  • Must have experience being over manufacturing engineering
  • Need experience over machining and being over assembly is a plus
  • Strong computer experience is needed
  • Must have ERP user experience with a preference for SAP experience
  • Utilization of both Lean and Six Sigma is needed
  • Must be very mechanically driven
  • Need to be shop floor / hands-on oriented
  • Prefer automation / robotics and capital project /project management  experience
  • Could have experience in high mix / low volume or high volume metal working manufacturing
  • Prefer test and welding experience also
  • Will consider person with director level experience for this manager level role