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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Company: Allparts, Inc.
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Dorman Products, a $1B global supplier of aftermarket automotive parts--is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to join our grwoing team at our Harrisburg location (Dayton Parts). This individual will direct and manage a team of Manufacturing Engineers to improve/maintain efficient and profitable operations that also produce the highest quality of products and services. They will also bridge the gap between the current state and future state needed to meet organization's goals and objectives.--Apply today and find out what makes Dorman an industry pioneer, trusted partner, and valued brand!-- Primary Duties

  • Lead, support and coordinate at manufacturing sites the implementation of major initiatives aiming for process improvement, loss eliminations and safety: Productivity, Quality, waste and cost reduction etc.
  • Provide technical leadership to and partner with the Operations Team to increase efficiency, increase capacity, reduce re-work and improve overall quality of manufactured parts.
  • Develop the right production KPIs to measure improvement/cost reduction.
  • Develop and lead the team to provide appropriate support to meet organizational goals/objectives.
  • Advise team of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.
  • Being able to identify opportunities for improvement. Have the tenacity to challenge the 'Status Quo'. Being able to engage with Team Members to drive change.
  • Support lean initiatives in all manufacturing areas, focused on process improvement to improve quality and reduce waste with clear measurable outcomes.
  • Act--as a change agent for leading and managing continuous improvement processes while instilling a culture of accountability.
  • Teach and reinforce Team Leaders and Team Members to identify, implement and complete process improvement projects by identifying and eliminating barriers to success.
  • Identify and implement metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of process improvements.
  • Maintain metrics, analyze results and develop improvement plans. Assure initiatives are completed to meet safety, quality and cost goals.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of new technologies in manufacturing which may improve overall operations. Qualifications / Education / Experience
    • 10 years of engineering experience with technical degree (BS) in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering; 7+ years of engineering experience with advanced degree (MSME, MBA).
    • 3+ years of leadership experience (Ideally being a Team Lead, Senior Engineer or Manager).
    • Experience identifying, leading and successfully implementing CAPEX/Automation projects for capacity and efficiency improvements in a Manufacturing environment. Works with site leads and cross-functional leads to generate buy-in.
    • Experience creating and presenting Business Case/ROI for CAPEX projects to get necessary approvals from cross-functional leaders.
    • Experience working in process design or process improvement programs including Kaizen, LEAN, Six Sigma, or similar. Lean Six Sigma certification is a plus
    • Knowledge of CAD software, experience with plant layout to improve flow and increase efficiency.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Access.
    • PFMEA creation, modification, and application experience.
    • Experience with Workplace Organization (5S & Visual Management) implementing & auditing, Waste Elimination, Set-up Reduction, Work Balance and Standardized Work, Root Cause Analysis Problem Solving (DMAIC) and Project Planning.
    • Understanding of manufacturing capabilities.
    • Experience with engineering/manufacturing materials, processes and environment.
    • Experience with implementing Automation systems.
    • Ability to work with outside vendors/integrators to identify and implement automated equipment.
    • Ability to identify and create process and efficiency improvements.
    • Experience leading/influencing a cross-functional team while showing strong leadership as well as team building and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to manage resources/direct reports at multiple remote sites.
    • Ability to hire, train and motivate new talent.
    • Experience with low volume high mix manufacturing is a plus. Dorman Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V. Candidates must pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.
      Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
      Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg
      Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Drafting, Manufacturing, Engineering

Keywords: Allparts, Inc., Harrisburg , Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Engineering , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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