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Manager - Manufacturing Engineering

Requisition Number: P11590

Region: US
State: Wisconsin
City: Eau Claire


Phillips-Medisize Eau Claire seeks an experienced, hands-on  Manufacturing Engineering Manager!  Lead a team of talented engineers and techncians, and work closely with peers in quality, tooling, project engineering and  operations in assuring quality medical devices and assembly products for our customers.  This role will involve customer involvement and the opportunity to work on a variety of products, utilizing multi-shot injection molding as well as LSR technology.

  • Plan the development of new processes for manufacturing lines
  • Prepare estimate of costs involved in changing from present to new method with little technical direction and under general supervision only
  • Solve complex problems with flow in present manufacturing process
  • Communicate effectively with external and internal customers
  • Keep management informed regarding project status
  • Responsible for ensuring that corrective actions are kept current and that they identify root causes
  • Ensure policies, procedures, and work instructions are adhered to consistently and equitably for all areas led
  • Actively participate in quote reviews and tooling meetings to ensure new programs meet expectations
  • Leadership and application of problem solving initiatives, such as lean manufacturing and six sigma projects
  • Stay current on new and/or updated technology, manufacturing practices and processes related to the core business within the facility
  • Work with tooling in the planning of new tools and fixture designs
  • Facilitate communication between engineering, manufacturing and tool room
  • Develop long-term plans for new processes and equipment
  • Some programs may have vision requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum ten (10) years applied engineering experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years supervisory/leadership experience
  • Working knowledge of process control equipment
  • Broad knowledge of materials and processes (used in injection molding)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering systems
  • Medical device manufacturing industry experience preferred

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Knowledge of injection molding, plastics/metal materials and associated processes
  • Ability to establish systems and processes
  • Leadership skills including ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Decision making and prioritization skills
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Personal & interpersonal skills, including, but not limited to, caring about others, integrity and trust, listening, humor, ethics and values
  • Ability to partner effectively with peers
  • Strong and effective communication skills, including verbal, written, presentation and negotiation
  • Good judgment; showing strong business acumen, decision quality, intellectual horsepower, perspective, and problem solving
  • Courage indicated by strength of character, and ability to deal with trouble and make tough people calls
  • Catalyst for change
  • Organizational agility and political savvy
  • Proficient computer skills


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