28 days old

Engineering Manager

TRUSTILE DOORS LLC
Northwood, IA 50459
  • Job Code
    121439501

TruStile is transforming interior design with high quality, made-to-order, well-designed interior doors. We are also designing a great place to work? a place where innovative, driven, diverse people are recognized and rewarded for their performance and dedication. We are hiring a highly motivated Engineering Manager to join our team. This position will lead our Production Engineering team and Continuous Improvement resources.

What do we care about?

We are all in this together - We believe in teamwork and the engagement of all employees

We are obsessive about quality and exceeding customer expectations

We have a healthy dissatisfaction with the status quo We are always improving

We have a performance culture

We speak openly, honestly and non-defensively about business challenges

We have the desire and an obligation to reduce our environmental impact

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4 yr. degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent Industrial Engineering Experience.
  • 5 years' experience as a practicing Engineer in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 3 Years of experience in leading, and implementing, Continuous Improvement projects in a lean manufacturing organization.
  • Extensive knowledge in Lean tools such as Standard Work, Kaizen, 5-S, A-3 problem solving formats, TPM, pull production systems and other statistical tools as needed.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, proven organizational skills, ability to work in a team and as an individual, possess strong problem-solving skills and a high attention to detail are a must.
  • Proven Track record of developing the technical and personal skills of staff members.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Job Function Skills

The Engineering Manager must be proficient in understanding objectives and be capable of developing a plan to meet them. This individual must be able to execute the following:

  • Drive the Development and adoption of engineering best practices related to Continuous Improvement, Product Development, Design for Manufacturing, Equipment Automation and Production Support.
  • Lead and develop Engineering team consisting of up to 2-5 on site engineers and C.I. techs.
  • Partner with Manufacturing to create a culture of Continuous Improvement related to Safety, Quality, Productivity and Delivery.
  • Drive Collaboration between Sales, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and other technical services.
  • Collect, Utilize and develop shop metrics to identify waste reduction opportunities.
  • Plan, coordinate and organize resources to drive process improvements within the plant.
  • Implement Improvement projects with the use of Kaizen, Six Sigma, BPI, PPK, 5-S, Standard Work, and other Continuous Improvement tools.
  • Develop formalized C.I. skills within our leadership team through formalized training, shop floor engagement and formalized project participation.
  • Develop ROI justification for Improvement Projects and Capital Projects.
  • Ability to present ideas and plans to all levels within the organization.

Leadership Skills

The Engineering Manager must be a strong teacher and developer of others, regardless of the skillset of the individual being mentored. In the area of leadership, it is essential that the Engineering Manager:

  • Display a proven approach to coaching and mentoring plant leadership as well as shop floor team members.
  • Foster an environment where open and honest communication is necessary to drive waste out of our processes.
  • Effectively deal with difficult issues as they arise.
  • Effectively challenge current state to drive towards improved processes and results.
  • Strong floor presence built with a hands-on approach to problem identification and problem-solving activities on the plant floor.
  • Excellent project manager with proven on time project execution.

Management Skills

The Engineering Manager needs to be a strong communicator, with excellent follow up and time management skills. This individual must organize and prioritize projects, with the help of plant leadership, to effectively execute our C.I. initiatives, Product Launches, Machine upgrades, and facility enhancements. To do this, the Engineering Manager must:

  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Be able to multi-task and successfully manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Effectively escalate and work through project constraints and changes to timelines.
  • Have strong computer and data population skills.

Other Attributes

In addition to being highly skilled in the area, a good Engineering Manager must have other attributes that make an effective leader. These are the things that set him/her apart from the run of the mill engineer and make others respect his opinion and leadership ability. These attributes include:

  • Reliability: Has near perfect attendance. Can be counted on to maintain high standards and resolve issues on their own.
  • Fairness: Treats all other employees with respect and without favoritism.
  • Focus: Keeps the objectives of the area, and the company high on the list of priorities.
  • Integrity: Honest, Loyal to TruStile, does not discriminate based on Race, Gender, Religion.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend instructions. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in group situations, to department lead, other managers, and other employees of the organization. Proficiency in English required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to continuously stand and alternately required to walk or stand. The employee is required to repetitively use fine finger movements, eye/hand movements and push/pull movements. The employee is continually required to lift up to 10lbs. At times the employee must lift 11-50lbs. The employee is occasionally required to lift 51-100lbs. The employee must occasionally bend or stoop and kneel or crouch and push or pull, and at times do so frequently. The employee is occasionally required to climb, reach above shoulder and handle or grip, and at times do so frequently. The employee is required to rotate head and operate foot pedals occasionally.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment is indoors in an industrial manufacturing facility. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The employee may work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually load and hearing protection must be worn.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided above is intended as a general overview of the nature of the requirements, and necessary qualifications associated with this position. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

PI121439501

TruStile is transforming interior design with high quality, made-to-order, well-designed interior doors. We are also designing a great place to work? a place where innovative, driven, diverse people are recognized and rewarded for their performance and dedication. We are hiring a highly motivated Engineering Manager to join our team. This position will lead our Production Engineering team and Continuous Improvement resources.

What do we care about?

We are all in this together - We believe in teamwork and the engagement of all employees

We are obsessive about quality and exceeding customer expectations

We have a healthy dissatisfaction with the status quo We are always improving

We have a performance culture

We speak openly, honestly and non-defensively about business challenges

We have the desire and an obligation to reduce our environmental impact

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4 yr. degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent Industrial Engineering Experience.
  • 5 years' experience as a practicing Engineer in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 3 Years of experience in leading, and implementing, Continuous Improvement projects in a lean manufacturing organization.
  • Extensive knowledge in Lean tools such as Standard Work, Kaizen, 5-S, A-3 problem solving formats, TPM, pull production systems and other statistical tools as needed.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, proven organizational skills, ability to work in a team and as an individual, possess strong problem-solving skills and a high attention to detail are a must.
  • Proven Track record of developing the technical and personal skills of staff members.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Job Function Skills

The Engineering Manager must be proficient in understanding objectives and be capable of developing a plan to meet them. This individual must be able to execute the following:

  • Drive the Development and adoption of engineering best practices related to Continuous Improvement, Product Development, Design for Manufacturing, Equipment Automation and Production Support.
  • Lead and develop Engineering team consisting of up to 2-5 on site engineers and C.I. techs.
  • Partner with Manufacturing to create a culture of Continuous Improvement related to Safety, Quality, Productivity and Delivery.
  • Drive Collaboration between Sales, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and other technical services.
  • Collect, Utilize and develop shop metrics to identify waste reduction opportunities.
  • Plan, coordinate and organize resources to drive process improvements within the plant.
  • Implement Improvement projects with the use of Kaizen, Six Sigma, BPI, PPK, 5-S, Standard Work, and other Continuous Improvement tools.
  • Develop formalized C.I. skills within our leadership team through formalized training, shop floor engagement and formalized project participation.
  • Develop ROI justification for Improvement Projects and Capital Projects.
  • Ability to present ideas and plans to all levels within the organization.

Leadership Skills

The Engineering Manager must be a strong teacher and developer of others, regardless of the skillset of the individual being mentored. In the area of leadership, it is essential that the Engineering Manager:

  • Display a proven approach to coaching and mentoring plant leadership as well as shop floor team members.
  • Foster an environment where open and honest communication is necessary to drive waste out of our processes.
  • Effectively deal with difficult issues as they arise.
  • Effectively challenge current state to drive towards improved processes and results.
  • Strong floor presence built with a hands-on approach to problem identification and problem-solving activities on the plant floor.
  • Excellent project manager with proven on time project execution.

Management Skills

The Engineering Manager needs to be a strong communicator, with excellent follow up and time management skills. This individual must organize and prioritize projects, with the help of plant leadership, to effectively execute our C.I. initiatives, Product Launches, Machine upgrades, and facility enhancements. To do this, the Engineering Manager must:

  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Be able to multi-task and successfully manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Effectively escalate and work through project constraints and changes to timelines.
  • Have strong computer and data population skills.

Other Attributes

In addition to being highly skilled in the area, a good Engineering Manager must have other attributes that make an effective leader. These are the things that set him/her apart from the run of the mill engineer and make others respect his opinion and leadership ability. These attributes include:

  • Reliability: Has near perfect attendance. Can be counted on to maintain high standards and resolve issues on their own.
  • Fairness: Treats all other employees with respect and without favoritism.
  • Focus: Keeps the objectives of the area, and the company high on the list of priorities.
  • Integrity: Honest, Loyal to TruStile, does not discriminate based on Race, Gender, Religion.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend instructions. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in group situations, to department lead, other managers, and other employees of the organization. Proficiency in English required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to continuously stand and alternately required to walk or stand. The employee is required to repetitively use fine finger movements, eye/hand movements and push/pull movements. The employee is continually required to lift up to 10lbs. At times the employee must lift 11-50lbs. The employee is occasionally required to lift 51-100lbs. The employee must occasionally bend or stoop and kneel or crouch and push or pull, and at times do so frequently. The employee is occasionally required to climb, reach above shoulder and handle or grip, and at times do so frequently. The employee is required to rotate head and operate foot pedals occasionally.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment is indoors in an industrial manufacturing facility. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The employee may work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually load and hearing protection must be worn.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided above is intended as a general overview of the nature of the requirements, and necessary qualifications associated with this position. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

PI121439501

Posted: 2020-07-08 Expires: 2020-08-08
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