Supervisor / Sr. Manufacturing Engineer - Machining
Company: Sterling St James LLC
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Major, established, growing and brand name company with a good
working culture has a growth opportunity for a Supervisor / Sr.
Manufacturing Engineer - Machining due to promotion at their
manufacturing site commutable to the east of the Indianapolis, IN
metropolitan area. They are an innovative leader in what they
manufacture with benefits that begin the first day of employment.
Relocation assistance is available. Will supervise 5 people in this
role of which 2 are manufacturing engineers and 3 are process
Lead and manage plant or company's technological drive of a large
or significant process. Develop and mentor other Manufacturing
Engineers and Process Technicians while providing technical
direction and leadership. Lead improvements to plant or
organizational operations through manufacturing engineering
analysis of existing operations compared to future requirements
based on capacity, cost reduction, safety and/or risk avoidance
opportunities. Preparations of project justification including
recommendations, make-vs-buy analysis, layout, cost impact and
schedule activities as required. Implementation of processes
including equipment procurement, coordination of installation,
process capability prove-out, training, process documentation, work
standard measurement and production start-up. Demonstrate
cross-functional project management skills. Input to and
development of strategic and capital plans. Provide ongoing support
of processes resulting from process improvement, part changes,
changing capacities, etc.
Lead or contribute to the product introduction process. Activities
will vary depending on project size, structure, and phase but may
include: cost estimation, suggestion and evaluation for design for
manufacturability, process investigation, schedule development,
make-vs-buy analysis, prototype manufacture, etc.
Review production problems as they are identified and implement
solutions. Develop, implement and update documentation and
training. Contribute to initiatives by other plant functions such
as quality, safety, environment, production control, etc., to
Provide technical direction and leadership to other Manufacturing
Engineers and Process Technician. Develop/mentor other Engineers
and Technicians (Mfg. Engineers and Technicians may or may not work
directly for Senior ME).
Associate's degree plus 5+ years related experience required.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Certain technical skills and training such as CNC programming, CAD
layout, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), process
capability theory and statistical process control (SPC)
Experience with bar and chuck lathes, broach, mills, automation,
new product launch, and capital equipment purchasing preferred.
Must demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to lead
the discussion, meeting, project, etc., and communicate across all
levels of the organization.
Must be able to lead cross-functional teams, manage medium to large
projects, and contribute to the development and implementation of
Requires excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and the
ability to support and mentor Process Technicians, Supervisors and
SAP experience is a plus
8D and 5Y experience is a plus
Automation experience is preferred
Will consider various industries such as aerospace and medical
device with automotive being a plus
Company will only employ those who are legally authorized to work
in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship
will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need
sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not
eligible for hire.
Compensation and Benefits:
Company offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time
employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan,
Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and
Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition
Reimbursement, and much more.
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