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Title:  Manager, Manufacturing Engineering (Mfg. Exc.) - WI


Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company:  Greenheck Group
Date:  Nov 7, 2019

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Greenheck Group is adding a Manager of Manufacturing Engineering to their Manufacturing Excellence team. This person will provide leadership and support in the management of all capital equipment procurement functions for Greenheck Group’s business units.  Duties and activities to include: Work with MDC staff and BU’s in determining if asset is an external purchase, internal build, or a combination to ensure highest ROI investment while optimizing MDC’s backlog to match its capacity.  If purchase is the best alternative, investigate alternatives and negotiate the best terms and conditions.

Additional responsibilities include leadership and expertise managing Greenheck’s annual capital equipment budget.  Works closely with the BU’s and finance to ensure proper roll-up of the capital budget.  Works to achieve equipment time-line objectives keeping plant additions and expansions on track.  Recommends potential equipment rotation plans to best utilize assets across the company.  Seeks out opportunities to upgrade equipment, adding higher levels of automation and overall process improvements to our operations. Supports and mentors business unit manufacturing engineers in equipment procurement.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise to manage cost, quality and customer service while ensuring safety and compliance with government regulations.
  • Work with business unit leaders, engineering and manufacturing personnel to develop and implement new machinery, toolling, and processes to reduce the labor content and raise the quality of manufacturing.
  • Stays abreast of new innoviative machinery, tooling, and processes to maintain our position as a market leader, and informs the organization.
  • Work with design staff to develop concepts for new and improved tooling and machinery.
  • Maintain knowledge of innovations in technology to improve Greenheck's competitive position.
  • Investigate, make recommendations, and negotiate terms on the purchase of new equipment
  • Work with business unit engineering manager to provide input into the manufacturability of product design
  • Work with business units and finance to develop and maintain the annual capital budget.
  • Investigate and support the implementation of tooling and equipment for future strategic initiatives
  • Recongize and propose design changes to improve manufacturability
  • Support and participate in value engineering initiatives.
  • Manages machine capacity analysis for the applicable business areas.
  • Hire, manage, support, and develop support staff.
  • Supports safety initiatives.


Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required
  • Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with capital equipment procurement is required
  • Strong project management skills required
  • SAP Skills is a plus
  • Lean manufacturing and manufacturing automation knowledge
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to travel to regional locations; both domestic and international


Special Notation

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Wausau