Engineering Manager
Job Opportunity at RM Schulte & Associates

Posted on Jan 5

http://www.rmschulte.com    419-224-0106

Location: Lima, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4149395

RM Schulte & Associates, one of the leading search firms in NW Ohio, has been selected to lead a search in the Lima, OH area for an Engineering Manager

Manages and directs the work of engineering staff that directly supports Foundry and Finishing operations.  Oversees the design, development, testing, assessment, and continuous improvement of machinery, equipment, tooling, production processes and systems to meet or exceed objectives for safety, product quality, productivity, and cost efficiency.  Collaborates with production management, quality assurance, safety/environmental, product development, and other personnel to achieve customer satisfaction and Company objectives.
  • Successfully lead and implement Waupaca Production Systems (WPS) and process control engineering department.
  • Schedules and facilitates level 1,2 and 4training and implementation for managers, supervisors and FLS associates.
  • Manages and directs the work of engineers, technicians, and other staff that directly support foundry and finishing operations by strong metallurgy knowledge , processes—Melting, Casting, Heat Treat, Machining, Paint throughout the plant.
  • Directs the design, development, testing, and continuous improvement of machinery,equipment, tooling,and production processes to meet or exceed objectives for safety, environmental, product quality, machine utilization, productivity, and cost efficiency.
  • Promotes use of structured problem-solving tools, such as failure mode and effects analyses (FMEA), design of experiments (DOE), and root cause analysis (RCAR) to improve production processes/methods, reduce scrap/rework, and improve efficiency/output
  • Reviews and approves engineering drawings, material specifications, progress reports, and other project documentation
  • Collaborates with production management, quality assurance, product development, and other personnel to achieve necessary information sharing and coordination of effort, and to support overall Company objectives, TS 16949 and ISO 14001 standards, etc.
  • Evaluates new product specifications, customer requirements, and results of production trials and tests and supports Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP)&Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)to help ensure effective/timely launch of new products
  • Assesses finishing machinery/equipment, processes, and systemsto ensure that they are designed and maintained in compliance with standard safety/ergonomic and engineering principles, as well asrelevant codes, regulations,customer requirements, etc.
  • Anticipates future engineering/productionissues and leads ongoing investigation of industry ‘best practices’ that might be useful to help resolve these issues
  • Might assume additional responsibilities as directed by the General Manager, Technology or Plant manager, Operations
  • Management Skills - Ability to achieve desired outcomes by setting goals and priorities that deliver results.
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to gather raw data and process data into meaningful form.
  • Deductive Reasoning - Ability to apply logic and scientific thinking to wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Coaching & Development - Ability to provide guidance/feedback, helping others to strengthen knowledge/skills to accomplish tasks.
  • Judgment - Ability to form sound opinions or make decisions by evaluating available information.
  • Communication - Ability to communicate concisely, clearly (oral, written), and to listen to and understand others’ messages/intent.
  • Strategic Planning - Ability to develop vision for the future and create culture in which long range goals can be achieved.
  • Project Management - Ability to demonstrate understanding of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling work tasks.
  • Resource Planning –Ability to obtain and appropriate proper usage of equipment, facilities, materials, and personnel.

  • Relevant Bachelor’sdegree (or equivalent) required; Relevant Masters degree preferred
  • Tenplus years of related engineering experience required, with five or more years in a relevant technical management role.
  • Working knowledge of standard word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software required
  • Working knowledge of FMEA, RCAR, DOE, P-D-C-A, Lean/six Sigma, APQP/PPAP, TS 16949, ISO 14001 strongly preferred
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