Engineering Manager

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Auburn, IN
$80,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
May 16, 2018
Job ID
Challenging and fast-paced environment with the opportunity for practical, real-world applications.  Interpersonal skills a plus as opportunities exist to work with numerous individuals with unique expertise from various departments.  Client is a leading vertically integrated developer and manufacturer of igniters for gas appliances including:  furnaces, ranges, gas ovens, and hot water heaters.  We start with locally sourced materials, build using a proprietary process, and the result is incomparable quality.   Company employs over 150 people and our company strives to be an example of impassioned vision—to show that shining brightly creates a better business, better-equipped to serve the world with greater purpose.

Job Summary: Plan, coordinate and direct technical resources to support operations and maintenance with new and existing equipment for quality and production efficiency improvements.

Essential Duties:
Responsible for leading and supervising a team of engineers as they develop, test, modify and create solutions to technical problems.   
· Manage the Engineering staff to ensure effective and timely installation, troubleshooting and continuous improvement of all manufacturing processes
· Plan and direct the maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment.
· Effective budgeting, planning and cost containment for projects and programs.
· Coordinate projects and resources with other functional staff members.
· Determine staffing, training and equipment needs for Technical staff members.
· Develop and coordinate program for Environmental regulatory compliance for air, water and solid waste.
· Perform related duties as required.

· Bachelors Engineering or technical discipline or equivalent experience.
· Minimum 3 years’ experience in a leadership role in a technical manufacturing environment.
· General knowledge:  PLC programming, hydraulics, fabrication
· Working knowledge of electrical codes, fire and safety compliance.
· CAD or Solidworks
· Working knowledge of quality systems such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.
· Skilled in analytical problem solving:  TQM, 8D, 5P
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Strong mathematical and analytical skills

Beneficial Experience:
Non-oxide ceramics
Machining and heat treat manufacturing processes