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Plant Engineering Manager

  • Category: Manufacturing
  • Location: South Bend, IN
  • Compensation: $130,000 to $150,000
  • Job Description:


    Plant Engineering Manager

    We are looking for talented and experienced Engineering Managers who are looking for a place to call home. The company is one of the leaders in Engineered and Built to order products, low volume, high product mix for global markets. This entrepreneurial work environment promotes new ideas, innovation and technology to drive the leading products in the industry. The Engineering Manager we are seeking will specifically have experience in the Engineered and Built to order industry, manufacturing specialized equipment, trucks, military vehicles, specialized transportation equipment, construction equipment, busses, or industrial equipment with expertise in low volume, engineered to order products.

    The Engineering Manager will lead a talented and experienced team of Engineers in all engineering departments within the plant and be responsible for improving the output of the operation through automation, lean manufacturing concepts, continual training and people development for the Engineering Managers Team to build bench strength and give Engineers opportunities to move up in the organization by their performance.

    The Engineering Manger Job will be responsible for creating innovative processes and technology to double the throughput of the plant. The goal is to make certain that by the time the project is released to the production floor for assembly and building the products, there will be no issues with design flaws, fit, form or function of components so products move smoothly from ideation to finished products ready to be shipped to customers.

    The Engineering Manager Job will be responsible for working with the technical team implementing the ERP system to ensure all Engineering Staff are trained and actively using the tools in the ERP system to track and access data for analysis and make effective improvements based on data and metrics.

    The Engineering Manager job will be involved in customer contact from inception, to product drawings/designs for approval, work with supply chain to set up suppliers of components for the final build and work on the manufacturing floor daily with the Engineering Team to ensure the build process is robust and flawless as can be achieved.


    - Engineering Degree Mandatory with 7 + years of Engineering Management with direct reports.
    - Expertise in design and build to order, low volume, high product mix, complex products for large scale systems, including many parts and assemblies
    - Experience with Lean Manufacturing Concepts utilization and implementation.
    - Demonstrated leadership abilities, educating and developing progressive talent.
    - Experience with ERP Systems, preferably cloud based.

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