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Industrial Engineering Manager

at MSA Safety

Posted: 9/2/2019
Job Reference #: 3425

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  • Job Location(s)US-NH-Pittsfield
    Posted Date3 months ago(6/24/2019 3:29 PM)
    Requisition ID
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    Is Relocation Being Offered?
  • Overview

    The Engineering Manager is responsible for leading engineering processes, managing equipment sourcing, troubleshooting, and establishing new processes.


    • Lead Globe's industrial engineering team, maintain the right mix of skills, staff size, and individual development activities to achieve organizational objectives; collaboratively set objectives for staff members, monitor progress, and provide coaching and support to achieve desired results; develop and maintain positive working relationships with individuals at all organizational levels, both inside and outside the Globe plant
    • Actively advocate safety in all aspects of Globe plant operations, adhering to company and site-specific safety policies, practices, and programs
    • Develop and articulate continuous improvement vision, through a value stream perspective. Champion the timely and appropriate use of the MSA Operating System tools and behaviors, such as Kaizen, 6S Workplace Organization, SMED, Continuous Flow, Kanban, Problem Solving, Standard Work, Visual Controls, KPI Metrics and Action Trackers
    • Lead initiatives to introduce new products into continuous serial mixed-model production, working collaboratively with product engineering to launch products on schedule at cost target
    • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of long-term manufacturing strategies at the Globe plant locations, including efficient use of space; owning the overall square footage and site layout
    • Lead the development and implementation of the Globe 5-year capital plan
    • Provide project management support for facilities efforts, as needed to support the 5-year capital plan
    • Plan and manage engineering budget and Plant conversion cost reduction plan to achieve annual goals
    • Coordinate the development and implementation of task times, work instructions, routings, and other manufacturing documentation


    Education and Experience Required:

    • B.S. in an engineering discipline, preferably from an ABET accredited program
    • Eight or more years of relevant engineering experience, including continuous improvement (M.S. degree may be substituted from up to 2 years of relevant experience)

    Education and Experience Preferred:

    • M.S. in Industrial Engineering or MBA
    • Continuing education in management studies
    • 5 Years manufacturing experience
    • 2 Years supervisory experience
    • Certification in Lean Manufacturing, familiarity with Six Sigma principles, and/or Continuous Improvement