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Engineering Manager

Company: Exide Technologies
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Job Description:

Overview The Engineering Manager is responsible for the development, support, and improvement of the manufacturing processes for the plant. Will lead a team of Process and Continuous improvement engineers. This position is located in Manchester, IA. About the work location: Manchester is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States, located along the Highway 20 corridor between Dyersville and Independence. Delaware County is centrally located just 45 minutes from some of Iowa's biggest hubs (Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, and Dubuque) - but you don't need to go far to find excitement. Delaware County is home to several golf courses, parks, museums, retail shops, a movie theatre, festivals and fairs, water sport recreational areas, and evening entertainment. Delaware County offers successful academics programs in three community school districts and a critical access hospital to provide healthcare close to home. To learn more about Manchester, Iowa (postal code 52057) - click the links below: Delaware County Economic Development Website Wikipedia - Manchester, Iowa Responsibilities Capital Expense planning and budgeting. Realization and follow up of approved projects Directs and accountable for all lean and continuous improvement activities Provide technical support to other departments Coordinate projects with other departments Provide training and guidance based on the requirements of each project Coach and develop each member of the engineering team Calculate the capacity of the factory according to the production needs Improve the reliability efforts of the Engineering department. Implement key reliability metrics such as Mean Time Between Failure and drive a systematic approach towards reliability efforts that will decrease down time and increase production throughput. Train managers on the use of these of these metrics. Qualifications Experience / Education: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering related field. At least 5 years of experience managing engineering teams. Understanding of manufacturing cost drivers and knowledge of continuous cost improvement processes Investigations and benchmarking activities with all the departments in order to know other standards and technologies and propose improvements based on this. Work with suppliers on equipment issues. Teambuilding and teamwork activities intra and interdepartmental to share, clarify and track targets and results. Mentoring efforts have positive affect on plants overall performance. Experience in work orders. Experience setting and managing annual budget. Spend approval for engineering contracts with machinery and installations suppliers, look for improved prices for machinery, spare parts, etc. Cost estimating. Preparation of capital requests. Recognition and communication of both benefits and risks. Cash out preparation and managing. Knowledge related to legal regulations and contractual relationships which can affect performance and applications in the workplace. Skills: Proven knowledge and demonstrated skills in Project Management, use of a structured approach to project leadership, project status management and oversight. Plan and communicate the scope of projects. Lead collaborators' team. View priorities and creatively apply different types of resources to achieve the agreed objectives. Tracking of plans, results and new improvement proposals to the team and top management. Ability to manage multiple projects / priorities simultaneously. General technical knowledge in utilities, electronics, mechanical, chemical, pneumatic, hydraulics, installations designs, etc. General knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC software preferred. Demonstrated ability to analyze data and metrics to create understanding, make sound decision making, problem solve and manage performance and progress over time. Experience in how to analyze the failed process. Skills in planning, organizing and priority setting, including resource allocation and management. Teambuilding and teamwork activities intra and interdepartmental, and with other factories and units in the company (and if possible with other factories to share, clarify and track targets and results). Effective verbal and written communication skills. Fully capable of communicating, negotiating, making presentations and reporting in English, at a Business and technical English level and cope successfully in an environment exclusive of English-speaking. Travel / Other Requirements: Plant environment. Some travel may be required. /#LI-JA EEO Statement Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. About Exide Exide Technologies () is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide's 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world's current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier. Job Locations IA-Manchester - IA-Des Moines - IA-Iowa City - IA-Oelwein - IA-Waterloo - WI-Platteville - IA-Cedar Rapids - IA-Dubuque Requisition ID 2020-2575 Category Engineering Position Type Regular Full-Time Address 913 South 10th Street Postal Code 52057

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