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Director Of Manufacturing Engineering

Company: Vanderzee & Associates, Inc. - Executive Search &
Location: Lake Geneva
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company
Our client is a well-established, successful, and growing company focused on precision metal manufacturing. The company serves Fortune 100 global companies with key customers in the areas of Medical Devices and High-Tech manufacturing . They are investing in future manufacturing technology and further improving the automation process in their current operations.

Job Description
The Director Manufacturing Engineering (ME) manages the manufacturing engineering team responsible for the manufacturing process. In this role the ME manager will lead the development of new manufacturing processes during new product development activities. This position will also be responsible for improving current processes as part of value engineering activities and in support of production. The position reports to the Vice President, Engineering & Product Development.

Responsibilities
- - - - - - -Manage the Manufacturing Engineering team and the department budget
- - - - - - -Develop new manufacturing processes to support new product launches
- - - - - - -Staff and develop a world-class engineering team to drive new programs
- - - - - - -Deliver projects with high ROI into the manufacturing floor

Skills
- - - - - - -Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead engineering teams in achieving project goals
- - - - - - -Expert knowledge in process development for metal piece part manufacturing
- - - - - - -Demonstrated expertise in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing -(GD&T)
- - - - - - -Ability to work with colleagues both on and off the production floor
- - - - - - -High mechanical aptitude and ability to create and interpret detailed mechanical drawings
- - - - - - -Good written and verbal communication skills
Education/Experience
Minimum educational and related experience required:
- - - - - - -BS in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical or Electrical Engineering; MS preferred
- - - - - - -Demonstrated ability in leading an engineering team within a manufacturing environment
- - - - - - -Certification in Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma Black Belt
- - - - - - -10+ years' management experience in manufacturing; preferably precision metal stamping, machining, and contract assembly.
- - - - - - -Knowledge of metal finishing process technology: Passivation, Electropolishing, Plating and a variety of coatings (PTFE, Sodium Stearate, etc.)
- - - - - - -Knowledge of the Medical Device and High-Tech industries highly desirable

Compensation:
The company offers a full and comprehensive (above market!) compensation package (incl. bonus) for this senior level position.

Relocation assistance:
This position is based in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The company offers a full relocation package to qualified candidates.

Keywords: Vanderzee & Associates, Inc. - Executive Search & , Kenosha , Director Of Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering , Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

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