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Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Company: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC,
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Want to help shape tomorrow? - At Bendix we've been doing it for 90 years---setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety. - We're part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you'll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You'll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!

Position Summary:
Performs basic professional manufacturing engineering assignments usually associated with product support, or manufacturing. Applies standard engineering techniques, analysis, procedures and criteria in specific situations. Produces and correlates data. Recognizes discrepancies in results. Investigate problems, identify optimal solutions and make preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives. Independently evaluates problems or opportunities, initiates required activities, identifies solutions, and applies standard engineering analysis tools to evaluate and select solutions. Will direct or coordinate the work of designers, technicians and others who assist in specific assignments. Normally would be considered the local expert for one or more specific project(s) or product(s).
Essential Functions:
Support Product Launch Program Managers on new product launches with respect to manufacturing systems and coordination within OES.
Develop cost estimates on machining and assembly process within projects assigned.
Estimate and manage capital requests for equipment within projects assigned.
This position is vital in the development of products coordinating product engineering development and assurance compatibility for the manufacturing operations.
Act as liaison between suppliers and new equipment installations.
Act as liaison/project support with Manufacturing Plants personnel on major product changes and operations improvements projects
Provides related technical input regarding OES/Operations related standards and strategies as requested.

Knowledge of principles and theories of the engineering profession.
Excellent product knowledge.
Sound understanding of the organization.
Understands core processes.
Knowledge of modern vehicle assembly methods
Knowledge of vehicle interior components, especially trim and plastic features
Knowledge of dashboard assembly desirable

Possesses good oral and written communication skills.
Teamwork - Able to work in a diverse work group and in diverse work cultures.
Leadership - Able to lead others by earning there respect.
Project Management Skills - Organized management approach.
Able to set priorities, identifies risk and opportunity.
Technical Skills - Strong engineering background in manufacturing with an understanding of automotive quality requirements.
A balanced approach to cost -Vs- effectiveness and productivity.
Proficient in Microsoft office products

10-15 years Experience in Advanced Manufacturing
Experience Leading a team

Bachelor's degree in a related engineering discipline

Position Requirements: - The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Requirements:
Required Skills What does Bendix have to offer you?
Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
401k Plan with Company matching
Retirement Savings Plan
Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
Wellness Program and incentives
Telework policy
On-Site Fitness Center
On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment


Keywords: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC,, Bowling Green , Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Executive , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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