Life Fitness - Manager - Manufacturing Engineering

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Franklin Park, IL
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18


Provides leadership to the Manufacturing Engineering department.  Identifies opportunities and priorities.  Manages other engineers and projects in support of department and Company objectives.


  • Manages the Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering support function
  • Conducts projects utilizing project management skills including process design, projecting time lines, resource allocation and ability to overcome issues.
  • Manages the development and production of jigs and fixtures to ensure high quality manufacturing
  • Monitors and maintains labor standards and related systems data. Develops and implements alternative manufacturing methods
  • Determines manufacturing and vendor capacity constraints
  • Participates in new product programs
  • Develops program plans and schedules with Design and Production
  • Provides analysis of labor, capacity and material costs
  • Monitors and reports plant performance results versus plan to identify current or potential problems
  • Publishes periodic summary reports
  • Participates in manufacturing systems development, recommends changes and enhancements
  • Participates on system development teams
  • Supervises the Manufacturing Engineers and provides work direction and guidance on projects and/or tasks.
  • Prepares and manages the departmental budget
  • Member of the safety council and safety system management team
  • Performsotherduties as assigned


  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

  • B.S. degree in Engineering; MBA preferred
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


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