JAC Products - Plant Engineering Manager - Franklin, GA
JAC Products has been a pioneer in the Tier I automotive space for over 50 years and continues to test the limits of functional exterior trim products.
We use advanced engineering techniques and cutting-edge technology to design products that enhance the style and utility of vehicles.
JAC Products has operation or production capabilities on four continents and continues to expand our presence in the United States and globally.
By joining JAC Products as a Plant Engineering Manager, you can experience our unique culture first hand.
In this position, you will be leading the successful design, installation, and performance of manufacturing process and final assembly work cells, equipment selection and installation, plant layout and capacity optimization, and all facility and equipment related maintenance programs.
Primary Responsibilities: Oversight/Team Leadership of all new product launch activities for the site to ensure successful start-of-production and achieving customer satisfaction.
Provide guidance and direction for all Plant Manufacturing Engineers for effective monitoring and optimization of assigned production processes and final assembly work cells (production attainment, cycle times, scrap reduction, safety, etc.)
Develop and implement aggressive plans for manufacturing cost reductions and continuous improvement.
Maintain plant layout and any changes to the layout to reach optimum efficiency and space utilization.
Establish and lead the execution of an effective preventative maintenance program throughout the manufacturing site.
BS or MS Degree in Industrial Engineering/Operations Manufacturing strongly desired
Experience in all facets of injection molding strongly preferred
5-10 years of supervisory/project management experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Ability to perform statistical analysis required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Management/Leadership skills. Problem Solving Capability - mechanical and numerical reasoning.
Familiar with structural and engineering resins.
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Concepts and Principles: Toyota Production System.
Strong knowledge and understanding of material requirement planning and inventory management techniques.
This position works with minimal supervision, this position also concerns itself with confidential company documents while demanding a high level of attention given to all areas of supervisory responsibility.
JAC Products is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants.
Location/Region: Roopville, GA