Engineering (Process/equipment and Facilities) Manager

8 - 10 years experience  •  Medical Equipment

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17
Kalamazoo, MI
8 - 10 years experience
Medical Equipment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17

Job Description

Basic Funtion
Provides overall department direction as related to process development and control for new and existing processes/products.

ResponsibilitesWill develop and direct team resources. Including:

  • New employee recruiting
  • Development and maintenance of operating procedures and basic instruction.
  • Arranging resources to meet new product and production customer service needs.
  • Plan, organize, and implement training.
  • Developing and prioritizing goals and metrics.
  • Development and management of department budgets.
  • Capital plan and development.

Manages directly and/or indirectly the activities of manufacturing engineers and Process Technicians.
Plans, organizes and sets goals for the manufacturing engineering function to best utilize personnel.
Sets overall group goals and priorities and evaluates subordinate's performance based on those goals/priorities.Coach the professional and personal development of employees by providing performance feedback, establishing clear requirements and building productive working relationships.
Implement/ Manage with Manufacturing Value Streams an efficient TPM Program to sustain targeted equipment OEE.
Ensure the required preventative maintenance, calibration and testing is scheduled and performed on all facility and environmentally related equipment in compliance with procedures and requirements.
Develop/ Maintain relevant KPI for Facilities andreport progress and plans in front of the Operations Leadership Team.Responsible for manufacturing engineers complying with company policies and corrective actions.May assist subcontractors in resolving manufacturing and quality related issues.May assist customers in resolving product issues and may have personal contact with customers.Will trainothers on manufacturing systems and procedures.Will submit periodicreports on areas of responsibility.

Job Requirements

Physical Requirements
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.Must be able to review printed materials.
Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tool, inspection equipment, and common office equipment. (e.g. calculator, PC, fax machine, etc.).
Mental Requirements
Must be able to generate and explain detailed proposals, guidelines and procedures.Must be able to resolve complex process and/or systems issues using independent judgement.Must be able to routinely make decisions that affect immediate operations and may have a division wide effect.Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple, concurrent tasks.
Must possess excellent analytical skills.Must possess excellent interpersonal communications skills.

Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred
7+ years of diverse Facility Management and/or Engineering operations experience, preferably in a medical device manufacturing environment.
3+ years experience managing and leading people
Demonstrated understanding and experience of facilities management, equipment repair/ preventive maintenance programs as well as TPM program implementation.
Demonstrated capital expenditure and project management experience.
Demonstrated ability to justify, procure and implement major capital equipment programs.
Demonstrated maintenance and support of controlled environment.Demonstrated mechanical and/or electrical problem solving skills.Demonstrated outstanding organizational, industry, and technical knowledge.Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate problem solving and cross-functional teams.Demonstrated ability to develop detailed process plans using applicable tools (PFMEA, Fault Tree Analysis, and Safety and Efficacy reviews).Demonstrated ability to implement qualified processes using applicable systems (Process Validation, Process Planning Tools, Design of experiments, Manufacturing Assembly Procedures).Demonstrated ability to apply Design for Manufacturability concepts.Demonstrated ability to plan, track and facilitate projects using applicable tools (Gantt and Pert Charts etc.).PM Systems.Fixturing systems.Supplier Audits.Process Validation.New product introduction system.New product line extension system.Statistical techniques.Product process reliability.Routing and Work center creation/maintenance.Engineering Change Orders/Justification.Shop Floor Management Training.Development, Analysis and Implementation of Test Lab Tests/Support.

Education/Special Training Required
B.S. in mechanical engineering technology or a related curriculum. (Mechanical, electrical, or industrial)


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