Engineering Manager

All-Plastics
Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Engineering Manager leads Engineering and Tool Room personnel while directing and coordinating all related activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The principal duties and responsibilities of the Engineering Manager consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Manages the Engineering staff and Tool Room personnel to ensure projects/ objectives are accomplished in accordance with specified time frames to meet company and departmental goals
  2. Meet with current customers and potential customers, as required. Travel to customer/ prospect locations, as needed.
  3. Daily interaction with customers and prospects.
  4. Provide problem solving solutions in the areas of part and mold design, tooling, automation and product development.
  5. Represent All Plastics with the ability to understand and demonstrate scientific capabilities, latest technologies, and operational practices based on the customer’s needs
  6. Document customer activities and communication with the General Manager and Manager of Business Development.
  7. Quote new opportunities – receive approval by the General Manager before submitting.
  8. Maintain the quoting/sales process so that sales performance can be accurately tracked.
  9. Establish methods/procedures to follow up on all quotes.
  10. Cradle-to-grave project management for new and transferred tooling.
  11. Standardize work cell layouts (using 6S methodology) to improve material flow, labor movement and usage.
  12. Work on capital equipment projects, including: research, obtaining quotes, and overseeing installation.
  13. Process troubleshooting
  14. Recommend and initiate automation concepts to reduce labor.
  15. Work with manufacturing for continuous improvements.
  16. Develop workmanship standards that are clearly understood and attainable.
  17. Attend daily production meetings.
  18. Assist QA department with documentation as required to maintain ISO/TS standards.
  19. Communicate any and all customer concerns/complaints to the Quality Assurance Manager.
  20. Must be able to work overtime as required.
  21. Routine daily maintenance of work area to ensure that it is neat, clean, and organized to the approval of your immediate supervisor.
  22. Compile Engineering Matrix items monthly and submit in a timely manner after month end to General Manager.
  23. Various other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

Required:        Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in project/manufacturing engineering or in the plastic industry

Must have strong communication, technical and management skills.

Demonstrate ability to organize and manage the work of others to achieve goals.

SKILLS:         Strong (effective) written and verbal communication skills, exceptional computer skills. Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and written, and interact with people.

PHYSICAL:   This position requires the ability to listen and hear, good eyesight, sitting, standing, walking and use of hands and arms.

MENTAL:      Must be able to read, write and speak English.

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