Manufacturing Engineering Manager in Orange City, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Direct Hire!


  • Manage and lead a team of engineers and technicians in support of the composite manufacturing operations.
  • Ability to influence working culture on the shop floor with the production team, implementing best practice processes.
  • Working closely with design engineers, M&P engineers, logistics, quality and operations to start up new product production processes and systems and supporting ongoing production engineering support demands.
  • Driving the development of production procedures/processes and managing the transition of parts and assemblies from 1 off rate to batch rate production.
  • To drive process stabilization and improvement through the process engineering team with innovative process solutions
  • Resolving manufacturing discrepancies and determining true root cause through to solution implementation
  • Process metric development to demonstrate process stability and process improvement.
  • Leading process improvement initiatives and training

Skills Needed:

  • Process development, PFMEA, Error-Proofing, Value Stream Mapping, Statistical Process Control
  • Experience and capability to rapidly introduce lean manufacturing practices, from 5S foundation to batch size 1 process design
  • Experience with Design for Manufacture and Assembly.
  • Experience with Catia and Solidworks CAD, PDM systems, PLEX (similar to SAP) is desired.
  • Knowledge of metallic or composite manufacturing techniques, processes, equipment, and other processes such as: machining, welding, sheet metal forming, tube bending and stamping.

Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or similar discipline.

Please Note: This position is urgent and will be filled quickly.  Must be legally authorized to work in the USA.  Direct inquiries only (no 3rd party submittals) at this time, please. Thank You.  

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.