Manufacturing Engineering Manager

  • location: Watertown, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $105,000 - $140,000 per year
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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Directs and coordinates activities of engineering department to improve the manufacturing operations through design, operating rate improvement, scrap reduction, ergonomic improvements, and tooling improvements. Coordinate the local installation, set-up, and overall readiness of new projects.

Directly supervises multiple employees in the Engineering department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Directs department activities to design equipment needed to improve production.
Resolves problems using methodical data driven solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts.
Analyzes production trends, human resource needs, and customer demand to plan department activities.
Confers with management, production, and sales staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and production capability for new and existing products.
Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget.
Provides direction and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.
Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Demonstrated leadership of capital / continuous improvement projects focused on meeting corporate and departmental goals.
Effective at developing and managing a project plan to achieve desired results.
Proven ability to achieve required objectives through the leadership of others.
Strong problem solving / trouble shooting experience.

5+ years of experience working in a manufacturing production environment.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering- Manufacturing and Mechanical.
Knowledge of PLC, hydraulic, pneumatic, robotic, electrical and control systems.
Proficient in blueprint reading (GD&T), cost analysis, facilities layout, hydraulic systems, pneumatics, process control, budget management, project management, fixed asset and cost accounting.
Lean Manufacturing, Shainin, Six Sigma, etc.

All qualified candidates should apply directly to this posting or email their resume to

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