1+ months

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Kelly Services
Fairview, NC 28730
Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Fairview NC

Direct HIRE

Salary - (110k - 135k)

Manufacturing Engineering Manager to drive business unit initiatives with a heavy focus on fiber optics, manual and semi-automated assembly, injection molding, stamping, welding, and high voltage equipment. This person will aggressively identify opportunities for capacity growth and gross margin expansion and challenge the existing mindset to achieve the business KPI s. This position will be an integral member of the senior leadership team in Fairview and will have the opportunity interact directly with our Global Operations MDPE organization within ADM to ensure that all global strategy and process capabilities are implementing with the latest, proven methodologies. In addition to supporting existing processes, the ideal candidate will also work closely with the global NPI/ VAVE/ CI team to develop new process capabilities and use financial and engineering data to support make/buy recommendations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: -Develop and deploy critical manufacturing strategies including capacity expansion, process innovation, gross margin productivity, and automation -Manage and review Mftg Engineering capital expenditure needs in line with the yearly budget -Manage large scale, strategy -Manage team of local technical experts to drive process innovation and rollout of best practices across the facility. -Manage the day-to-day operation in local site to keep operation running at a high level of efficiency. -Interact with and input into all New Product Introductions to ensure alignment with the business and operational initiatives -Create a strong new process pipeline to align with the new product pipeline and key operations metrics, such as Cost of Poor Quality and Conversion and Material Productivity -In all activities, show strong financial and business acumen by prioritizing those projects which have the greatest impact on Fairview P L -Work closely with other functional teams and plant leadership at the site, as well as your organization, to influence, coach and ensure perfect execution on small- and large-scale projects. -Mentor key Manufacturing Engineering talent in the organization, and support creation of a Diverse Manufacturing Engineering talent funnel -Partner effectively with Procurement, Supply Chain, Central Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Finance and Operations in local projects -Participate as a key member on Continuous Improvement Initiatives, Gemba walks, Kaizen events -Participate from Tier Meetings, Staff Meetings and Monthly Operations Reviews -Responsible to lead a high performing Mftg Engineering team and manage the daily activities pertaining to talent management. KPIS: Safety On Time Project Completion Conversion and Material Productivity Scrap and COPQ reduction Delivery Labor Productivity Material Productivity KEY

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: - BS degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology - 15+ years of experience in a global company ideally in Thermoplastic, LSR, and metal manufacturing - 10+ years of experience in a managerial capacity and / or project management - Strong business acumen, leadership, and communication skills. - Proven track record in the application and use of LEAN/Six Sigma tools - Demonstrated Project Management skills to execute cost reduction projects on time and within budget

BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES: - Individual should be -a self-starter with the ability to work in a fast change, high paced environment -able to work on a high mix, low volume environment -able to work across functions to achieve results -able to manage changing priorities -able to understand business needs

**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-08-24 Expires: 2022-10-24

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