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Plant Technical / Engineering Manager

  • Woodland Solutions, Inc.
  • Montgomery, AL, USA
  • Nov 15, 2019
Automotive

Job Description

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Manages and coordinates assigned functions and programs within the Engineering and Maintenance Departments to include design, investigation, inspection, and project management services and activities.

DUTIES:

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates processes in an automotive plant.
  • Performs engineering work related to planning and implementing methods to improve manufacturing production.
  • Examines equipment, processes, operations, and assembly to determine time or quality revisions, and suggests improvements.
  • Evaluates vendor and supplier proposals for new equipment purchases.
  • Oversees the development, evaluation or review of plans and criteria for a variety of activities such as downtime and change analysis and procedure development.
  • Assesses feasibility of proposed plans, projects, and equipment.
  • Ensures conformance of all development plans, maps, and specifications for local, state, and federal rules and regulations. FF
  • Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures;
  • Identifies resource needs; reviews with appropriate management staff; implements improvements.
  • Evaluates internal controls and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for assigned engineering operations and functions.
  • Assigns work activities and projects; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures.
  • Oversees and participates in performing a broad range of design activities on a variety of projects including automated equipment, storm drainage facilities, lighting, landscaping, water production and distribution facilities, and buildings.
  • Develops design procedures; prepares plans, specifications, project budget and cost estimates.
  • Interprets the application of design criteria; checks plans and specifications for accuracy of design and completeness.
  • Reviews proposed development projects for entitlement and infrastructure needs; makes recommendations as appropriate.
  • Reviews design conformance and accuracy of plans to coordinate improvement projects with staff, project managers, contractors, utility companies and other agencies.
  • Provides advice and instruction to subordinates on design standards and problems from the construction phase to completion of the project.
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • 5 plus years relevant experience
  • Considerable experience in design, engineering and project or program management.
  • Knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of engineering.
  • Knowledge of regulatory codes and standards such as GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act), and NEC (National Electric Code), and NFPA (National Fire Protection Act).
  • Knowledge of Distribution Control System (DCS) Programming.
  • Knowledge of Electrical Engineering in order to understand system interactions, sizing of equipment, and fuses.
  • Knowledge of HMI/SCADA Configuration as needed to complete required tasks and assignments.
  • Knowledge of PLC software (RSlogix).
  • Knowledge of Project Management
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic required.
  • Skill in using specialized software such as Autocad, Catia viewer, Maximo, Andersen Quality Gate, and SQL Enterprise Server.

Company Description

Global Tier 1 Automotive Supplier.