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Engineering Manager

Location: Multimatic Indiana - Butler, Butler, Indiana, United States

Posted: May 15th, 2018

Company Structure

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Multimatic Indiana - Butler manufactures fully engineered, high-quality components, assemblies and systems such as bumpers and chassis/body structural components for high volume as well as niche vehicle manufacturers.  Multimatic Indiana - Butler uses advanced, proprietary roll- and hot-form manufacturing processes.

Why Work For Multimatic

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of Multimatic's rapidly growing US operations. 
  • You’ve likely never heard of Multimatic but, don’t let that fool you. Multimatic is an exciting manufacture of automotive components including Formula 1 racing components, structures & suspensions and manufacturer of the Ford GT!!

SUMMARY

This role leads, plans, and implements manufacturing and product engineering methods to enable equipment and process optimization for our BUTLER, INDIANA manufacturing plant. This position ensures effectiveness in safety, product quality, cost containment, and production operating standards in an automotive environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES       

  • Leads the project management process inclusive of equipment planning, design, development and testing, and rate verification to support release of new products and product enhancements. Communicates feedback/results to appropriate stakeholders within the organization at appropriate project milestones.
  • Maintains regular daily presence on the production floor and provides engineering resources to assembly in areas of safety, ergonomic evaluations, methods improvement, procurement and fabrication. Develops, document, and implement manufacturing methods needed to enhance existing products
  • Review engineering changes and take appropriate measures to ensure all product documentation for the affected operations are updated to support the change prior to release to production.
  • Develop and implement changes in operational workflow as needed to improve and accelerate the flow of product through the facility.
  • Prepare annual engineering and capital improvements budget to meet operating plan and program launch requirements.
  • Guides department resources through engineering change processes using applications of Failure Mode Effects Analyses (PFMEAs), operator instruction reviews, process capability and reliability studies, and other engineering tasks compliant with IATF standards.
  • Leads plant operations team of manufacturing and controls engineers. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering(preferably mechanical engineering) or related field. Advanced degree preferable.
  • Six(6) to Nine(9) years experience in related engineering discipline, project management, or direct customer support experience.  
  • Extensive automotive industrial experience(OEM or Aftermarket) is required.
  • Technical proficiency with automated high-volume welding, stamping, and roll forming processes.
  • Broad experience with lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement project implementation.
  • Demonstrated competencies in leading a team of manufacturing and controls engineers
  • Strong organization and project management skills.
  • Experience with 3D CAD software – Solidworks preferred

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment.  Learn more about us at www.multimatic.com or E-mail imdhr@multimatic.com.
Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.