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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Position description Job Summary To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function noted in this job description satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform in this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Each case will be considered on a case by case basis. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager works in an environment in which safety, environmental and health concerns may demand constant attention. Strict adherence to Corporate and/or local policies, rules, and regulations in these areas is required. A commitment to carrying out the Company's Policies is required. An employee in this position must focus on customers' expectations, prevent problems, and strive for continuous improvement resulting in improved results for themselves, customers and other employees. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager provides leadership and support to the manufacturing engineering department, which includes mechanical, chemical, electrical/automation engineers and other disciplines as needed to align with the business strategy.  Primary responsibilities include:  Developing and implementing department strategies, policies, procedures, budget and goals.  Implements, monitors and controls capital programs.  This position requires a thorough knowledge of engineering principles and theories and their application. The Engineering Manager pursues projects which are complex in nature and require unique and innovative solutions. They usually involve interaction with other disciplines or may require a high level of specialized expertise. This includes working withinternal and external resources, including contractors, consultants, universities, etc. Essential Functions Personnel Development - Provide training, experiential opportunities and regular feedback for manufacturing engineers, quality engineers, product designers and other team members, which allow them the best opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Develop new employees to meet the needs of the business as it is today and what is needed to maintain a competitive edge in the future.  Set individual objectives, develop metrics in harmony with strategic objectives and ensure team members have the tools needed for successful implementation of objectives. Process Improvement - Lead initiatives to improve efficiency and reduce cost by continuously improving existing processes or creating new ones. Select and implement new projects and technology to support these process improvements utilizing WCM methodology.  Project Management - Through subordinates, maintain, improve and control processes and equipment, including improvement of EHS conditions within the site.  Manage the transition of prototypes into production. Direct and manage the implementation of capital investments associated with the physical facility and equipment. Develop and manage the annual capital investment pipeline of about $1.5M. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline required Master's degree in Engineering, Business or related field preferred 5-7 years' experience in personnel management, technology implementation and project management required 2-5 years' of relevent manufacturing engineering management experience in a specialty chemical operation with complex made-to-order assemblies preferred High level of material knowledge, specifically chemical, mechanical and electrical process design and optimization Thorough knowledge of engineering principles and theories and their applications Green Belt and WCM/Continuous Improvement certifications preferred Ability to mentor and develop workforce.  Organize motivate and guide team to reach objectives.  Provide feedback and advice. Organize motivate and guide team to reach objectives. Transform vision into projects, clarifies roles into assignments and gives clear directives.  Provide feedback and advice. Provide information in a clear, open and transparent way. Ability to listen to others and interact in an appropriate/constructive way.  Ability to persuade and influence Identifies problems and uses logic, judgment, and data to evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions to achieve the desired organizational goal or outcome. Identify gaps and solve problems in the facility related to the execution of engineering and process improvement activities Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.   561482
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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