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Manufacturing Engineering Manager in Hannibal, MO at PTC Alliance

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Evaluates manufacturing processes to determine strategies and programs, which provide greater productivity and efficiency of company functions by performing the following duties. Investigates, and determines solutions to optimize manufacturing processes, coordinates testing, installation, and maintenance of mechanical components, equipment, and systems following accepted professional principles or established practices. Other duties may be assigned:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Key liaison between Plant Manager & Maintenance/Manufacturing Engineering depts.
  • Critical to plant's capital expenditures, maintenance expenditures, production equipment, etc
  • Coaches/develops engineering/maintenance staff to ensure reliability
  • Operational leadership of projects using maintenance & manufacturing engineers
  • Oversees preventative/predictive maintenance programs reducing downtime
  • 5S compliance
  • Oversees departmental budgets
  • Focus on operational improvements
  • Ensures product quality

Competency:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflow and procedures.
  • Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.  Must be able to use data-driven problem-solving tools such as Six Sigma, Design of Experiments, and Lean concepts.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively.   Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Education/Training: Bachelor's degree from four-year accredited college or university; Industrial or Mechanical Engineering degree preferred. Previous Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt experience preferred. Lean Manufacturing training.

Number of Employees Reporting Directly/Indirectly:  4-6

Positions Reporting Directly:  Maintenance

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Yes

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfac­torily. The requirements listed below are representa­tive of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Mathematical Skills:  Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Must possess a valid driver’s license for business travel, such as customer visits, to attend required meetings, seminars, etc.
  • Other Skills and Abilities:  Must be computer literate and able to work with programs such as Word, Excel, etc., and be able to learn and use HP programs such as e-mail, established programs, etc.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative 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 regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and smell. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.