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Engineering Manager at Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Directs and coordinates all aspects of engineering activities within the organization.  Ensures all projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with the organizations established policies and objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements and administers policies and procedures for engineering personnel that are consistent with Engineering processes, manufacturing and plant operating functions, Quoting, Capital Acquisitions, Environmental/Safety and Lean Continuous Improvement

  • Ensures efficient operations of the Engineering Department by development of systems that accurately monitor all cost elements.  Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

  • Engineering responsibilities to review and quote all new jobs while providing process flows, tooling requirements, BOM’s, routing and setting standards for manufacturing

  • Engineering responsibility to provide support to Business Units in Kaizen, Lean and all process improvements to help achieve maximum profit with low labor costs.

  • Supervises and directs Program Engineers and Maintenance Personnel

  • Engineering responsibilities to maintain any and all Facility duties within the facility.  This is to include, process equipment, piping, and electrical requirements to help maintain production within the facility either with in house labor or by contractual services

  • Encourages and supports employee involvement programs

  • Produce product to specification which complies with customer delivery schedules

  • Provide accurate reporting or products produced, labor, material consumption and scrap generated

  • Mentors other colleagues with less experience

  • Leads projects and teams as required

  • May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description

 Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Engineering Technology or Industrial Technology. Advanced degree preferred

  •  Minimum of Five years Managerial experience

  • Must have strong problem-solving skills

  • Must have exceptional communication skills-both oral and written

  • Must be able to multitask and have strong prioritizing skills

  • Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary

  Work Environment/Work Conditions:

  • Professional Office Environment

  • Must wear proper personal protection equipment while on manufacturing floor

  • Travel to manufacturing facilities or customer locations when required

  • Equipment used requires proper training on the potential for and avoidance of injury

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Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran VEVRAA Federal Contractor