Manufacturing Engineering Director in Warsaw, IN at Tecomet

Date Posted: 3/20/2018

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    Warsaw, IN
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Job Description

The Manufacturing Engineering Director will develop and mentor a diverse team of engineers to obtain world-class results.  He/She will work with operations to analyze and install processes to achieve required quality and cost objectives. .  The Manufacturing Engineering Director will drive Lean initiatives in day-to-day production and office processes. This is accomplished by maintaining Tecomet’s principles of Safety, Quality, Customer Satisfaction and Innovation.


  • Oversee and guide engineers and programmers to complete manufacturing process and programs for new projects.
  • Provide engineering support to resolve various manufacturing problems.
  • Aid in design of customer and/or Tecomet’s developed products for manufacturability and cost savings.
  • Responsible to work with human resources in order to ensure fair, consistent procedures are taking place while abiding by all laws, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for interviewing, providing training, counseling, evaluations, discipline of employees. 
  • Identify capital projects to drive improvements or growth. Prepare documentation and analysis to obtain capital and then manage timeline to meet desired due date.
  • Plan and ensure the effective implementation wherever possible of cost savings within all engineering works.
  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of Lean principles and tools.
  • Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by management as deemed appropriate.
  • Completes performance reviews for direct reports by required due date.
  • Review P/L (Profit and Loss) for cost saving opportunities
  • Determine methods and cost of manufacturing allowing for competitive pricing.


  • Knowledge of tooling, fixturing, metrology, precision machining and general manufacturing Medical instrument design, application and regulations for Mechanical engineering principles and practices, and manufacturing processes
  • Experience with CAD software/drafting, CNC programming, & GD&T
  • Expert knowledge in lean manufacturing
  • Customer focused environment
  • Project management
  • Great communication skills
  • Interface professionally and courteously with customers/public/internal staff
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing operations background
  • Mechanical and automation design background
  • Quality standards within the company
  • Scheduling work to achieve goals
  • Business systems and knowledge of impact to business
  • Mathematical principles
  • Statistics
  • Problem Solving


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience
  •  15+ years of demonstrated experience in precision manufacturing with a focus on automation and processing complex mechanical components.
  • Proven leadership, management, people and team development skills
  • Strong strategic / budget development, planning, and analytical ability
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent written, organization, and computer skills


  • Well lighted, heated/or air-conditioned indoor office/production setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Ability to maneuver throughout the facility/facilities as needed.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items and work with fingers.
  • Ability to wear proper PPE

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  X  YES          NO                                                           

** Occasional travel:  5 to 20% of time.


Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive.  In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  This organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law. Tecomet is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/Vet/Disabled


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