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Engineering ManagerHammondIndiana.

Engineering Manager

Hammond | Indiana | United States | 46320

HRU has teamed up with a global automotive supplier to find a Technical Engineering Manager for it's Hammond, IN location. This is a direct hire opportunity offering a competitive salary and full benefits package. If you have a strong Electrical Engineering Leadership background, apply today!


JOB DUTIES:

  • Performs engineering work related to planning, devising, or adapting methods to improve manufacturing production.
  • Examines equipment, processes, operations, and assembly to determine time or quality revisions, and suggests improvements.
  • Evaluates vendor and supplier proposals for new equipment purchases.
  • Oversees the development, evaluation or review of plans and criteria for a variety of activities such as downtime and change analysis and procedure development.
  • Assesses feasibility of proposed plans, projects, and equipment.
  • Coordinates and/or acts as a liaison between the plant or department and vendors and suppliers, etc.
  • Ensures conformance of all development plans, maps, and specifications for local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
  • Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; •Identifies resource needs; reviews with appropriate management staff; implements improvements.
  • Evaluates internal controls and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for assigned engineering operations and functions.
  • Assigns work activities and projects; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures.
  • Oversees and participates in performing a broad range of design activities on a variety of projects including automated equipment, storm drainage facilities, lighting, landscaping, water production and distribution facilities, and buildings.
  • Develops design procedures; prepares plans, specifications, project budget and cost estimates.
  • Interprets the application of design criteria; checks plans and specifications for accuracy of design and completeness.
  • Reviews proposed development projects for entitlement and infrastructure needs; makes recommendations as appropriate.
  • Reviews design conformance and accuracy of plans to coordinate improvement projects with staff, project managers, contractors, utility companies and other agencies.
  • Provides advice and instruction to subordinates on design standards and problems from the construction phase to completion of the project.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates processes in an automotive plant.
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future requirements and potential.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of engineering.
  • Knowledge of regulatory codes and standards such as GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act), and NEC (National Electric Code), and NFPA (National Fire Protection Act).
  • Knowledge of Distribution Control System (DCS) Programming.
  • Knowledge of Electrical Engineering in order to understand system interactions, sizing of equipment, and fuses.
  • Knowledge of HMI/SCADA Configuration as needed to complete required tasks and assignments.
  • Knowledge of PLC software (RSlogix).
  • Knowledge of Project Management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access required.
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic required.
  • Knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of group dynamics and/or team development.
  • Skill in using basic hand tools, and torgue calibration tools.
  • Skill in using specialized software such as Autocad, Catia viewer, Maximo, Andersen Quality Gate, and SQL Enterprise Server.
  • Ability to use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions.
  • Ability to work with or contribute to a work group or team to complete assigned task(s).

More about us and our clients

HRU has developed a large network of available candidates nationwide, as the company has been providing recruiting and staffing services in up to 22 States for over 25 years. We specialize in engineering, IT, technical and other support services. We are able to recruit and successfully place candidates in job openings in a variety of other fields and positions as well, such as human resources, administration, management, purchasing, sales, customer service, accounting, organic chemistry and more. HRU is able to service clients, regardless of location, by assigning an Account Manager and experienced Recruiters to provide the necessary staffing and support services. Likewise, HRU may assist job seekers anywhere in the United States, regardless of location.

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