Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Work Location: Newark

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Posted: 04/25/2017


Job Description

  • Responsible for directing all engineering activities in the plant with major emphasis on optimised throughput, quality, costings and manufacturability 
  • Ensures all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with organization's established policies and objectives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the engineering team to maximize productivity and, assembly process efficiency, yield improvement, productivity improvement programs and cost saving programs.
  • Create and implement best practice engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.
  • Ensure that engineering strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs.
  • Ensure strong communication between teams under leadership to facilitate exchange of information and in order to implement change and improvements.
  • Responsible for developing the appropriate organizational structure, resource plans and culture to support the business objectives and customer deliverables.
  • Spearhead all processess and engineering related activities; initate innovative ways for continuous improvement
  • Lead collaboration efforts across the relevant  functional teams to ensure team effectiveness.
  • Build a strong core team that is highly motivated, exhibits excellent cohesion and teamwork to accomplishing total customer satisfaction.
  • Support requirement or engingeering activities such as Risk Management , Configuration management; ISO documentation and other related systems / processes with the aim of ensuring integration and coherence.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Company.
  • In-charge of new product start-up and resolve technical issues.
  • Approval of Venture Standard Operating Procedure(Manufacturing) , internal Engineering Change Notice , Mfg Change Request.
  • Proposal on machineries and equipment or fixtures requirement to improve productivity and quality

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering with at least 3 years’ experience in a managerial capacity in an Life Science or Medical manufacturing environment 
  • Experience in supervising a team of engineers to perform new process evaluation and set-up for manufaturing
  • Experience in process capability improvement and cost reduction program
  • Good knowledge in manufacturing assembly process and LEAN manufacturing. 
  • Experience in leading NPI Project will be advantageous
Job Related Skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage and manage key stakeholders.
  • Excellent presentation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Results orientated with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines