Plant engineering manager

Company Name:
OneSource Technical, Inc.
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Company Profile:
Founded in 1932, our client, listed as one of the top places to work in 2014, is a family owned chemicals manufacturing company with hundreds of high quality name brand products marketed in 55 countries. Some things they are proud of include their terrific employees, very strong brands, and wonderful relationships with suppliers and customers. They have created an international company where opportunities are endless, employees enjoy coming to work, and have raving fan customers that come back year after year after year. Their core values are their guiding principles and include Balance (Happy staff = happy customers), Commitment (Do whatever it takes to produce high-quality results), Customer Focus (Do everything possible to ensure customer delight), Integrity (Do the right thing, even when it's hard), and Quality (Commitment to flawless products and continuous improvement).
Position Summary:
Analyze and optimize engineering activities and resources to meet business and production goals while striving to continuously improve manufacturing processes and develop fellow team members. This is a great opportunity to grow your career at a high integrity company that cares as much about their employees as they do their customers.
1) Responsible for planning, directing, and coordination of resources for engineering and process improvement activities.
2) Responsible for initiating and implementing projects, activities or ideas to meet business objectives, and financial and production goals.
3) Responsible for leveraging engineering resources and developing engineering tasks to be delivered to drive overall costs down and achieve quality and productivity goals.
4) Mentoring and developing members of the Engineering team to achieve organization and individual goals.
5) Monitor production operations, investigate and evaluate new technologies to resolve current or potential problems, and make recommendations for improvements as they relate to our manufacturing facility and equipment.
6) Facilitate continuous improvement throughout the facility. Techniques used will include but are not limited to Six Sigma, lean manufacturing Kaizan, 5S, PFMEA, DFMEA, SMED, SPC, Visual Factory, Kanban, work balancing, root cause analysis and manufacturing flow models.
7) Coordinate with Maintenance and Operations management when purchasing equipment and assisting with installations.
8) Provide technical expertise with documented engineering studies regarding the capability of processes, equipment, products, and raw materials, as it relates to the process of manufacturing our products.
9) Compliance with all safety requirements and adherence to OSHA standards to provide a safe and clean facility.
Requires a Bachelors degree in Engineering
Requires at least 5 years of supervisory experience and directing team work efforts to meet corporate, departmental and group goals.
Requires at least 5 years of experience as a technical resource for a manufacturing/production process.
Requires at least 5 years of overseeing development and implementation of standards, practices and procedures for projects and support work.
Other Details:
Compensation comments: Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Relocation Assistance: No
Type: Direct Hire
Benefits: Full
Travel: Minimal
Keywords: Manufacturing Engineering Manager, BSME, Mechanical Engineering, Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, Kaizan, 5S, PFMEA, DFMEA, SMED, SPC, Visual Factory, Kanban, work balancing, root cause analysis, manufacturing flow models, OSHA standards.

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