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Engineering Manager

Company: Teijin Automotive Technologies
Location: Van Wert
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Teijin Automotive Technologies is an innovative and full-service Tier One supplier with a global presence and emphasis in development for lightweight technologies. Teijin Automotive offers employees the opportunity to join a leading edge company within the composite material industry and enjoy the benefits offered by a growing company in North America and internationally.
We are seeking an Engineering Manager for our Van Wert, OH facility.
Position Summary:
Oversee and manage the technical activities and process for manufacturing Sheet Molding Compound (SMC). Responsible for tracking and closing open technical issues. Acts a liaison between the plant and customers, corporate, and Research & Development, communicating product specifications, changes, new product launches, and other related activities. Provides technical support to the plant and customers. Supports production with process documentations, improvements and performance tracking. Supports quality by defining standards for processes and materials. Supports maintenance with recommendations and standards for machine maintenance and maintenance intervals.This role reports to the Plant Manager.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage and direct the equipment engineering functions of plant operations.
  • Manage and direct the process engineering functions of plant operations.
  • Lead continuous improvement teams and cost reduction efforts.
  • Coordinate and direct SMC manufacturing and new product launch.
  • Provide standards for disposition of non-conforming raw materials and SMC product.
  • Budget and implement capital improvements for the facility.
  • Monitor and report on engineering and technical support activities to plant management and corporate level managers.
  • Develop, direct and implement the plant level change management process including formulations, support documentation and work instructions.
  • Develop and approve purchase specifications for new raw materials and release specifications for SMC formulations.
  • Assist Quality Manager in creation, oversight and maintenance of the control plan, FEMA, and process flow documentation.
  • Assist Quality Manager in monitoring and reporting of supplier performance including supplier reviews and audits.
  • Provide technical support to Quality Manager and suppliers for issues, improvements, raw material, and performance
  • Perform internal quality audits to the ISO 9001:2015 requirement
  • Administer production floor IT infrastructure and accounts.Qualifications:
    • Bachelors of Science in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field.
    • At lease five years of experience in manufacturing or chemical industry is strongly preferred.Skill Recommendations:
      • FactoryTalk (HMI, Batch, etc.)
      • Rockwell Automation
      • SQL (basic familiarity)
      • Statistical Process Control

Keywords: Teijin Automotive Technologies, Fort Wayne , Engineering Manager, Executive , Van Wert, Indiana

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