Manufacturing Engineering Manager & Lean Practitioner
Company: Dover Corporation
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: April 5, 2021
Manufacturing Engineering Manager & Lean Practitioner Dover is a
diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7
billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty
systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and
support services through five operating segments: Engineered
Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps &
Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover
combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets
we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60
years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an
ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's
possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on
the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is
available at--- dovercorporation.com .--- Position Summary:
At its core, this position will be responsible to lead a team to
develop and improves manufacturing processes by studying product
and manufacturing methods under the 0Dover lean manufacturing
-- This role transcends applying operations improvement tools,
assembly line design and implementations, fixtures, poka-yokes,
tool making and supplier management under the scope of
manufacturing process design.--
-- This role will partner with other business units like
production, manufacturing engineering, tool rooms, maintenance and
new product development.
-- This role will develop, in partnership with the sourcing
organization, a solid supply base to support fixtures, assembly
lines design and smart automation.
-- This position will be measured by the successful deployment of
Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing principles and use of
Advanced Statistical Tools throughout the organization to
turnaround and/or enhance Operational and Financial Performance at
-- This position will also be responsible for driving
Transformational Processes through the diligent use of Operational
Excellence Tools and Methodologies.
-- This position requires a minimum of 75% travel.
-- Key Responsibilities, Knowledge and Experience:
-- --- Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and
conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design,
fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with
equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
--- Develops manufacturing processes by studying product
requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing
manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment
--- Review and calculate labor, material and other production costs
along with reviewing schedules and future production requirements
to assist management in decision making
--- Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning
work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
--- Assures product and process quality by designing testing
methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities;
establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
--- Provides manufacturing decision-making information by
calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing
production schedules; estimating future requirements.
--- Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing,
and summarizing information and trends. .
--- Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering
questions and requests.
--- Maintains product and company reputation by complying with
--- Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and
repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and
established procedures; requesting special service.
--- Maintains product and process data base by writing computer
programs; entering data.
--- Completes design and development projects by training and
--- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending
educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
establishing personal networks; participating in professional
--- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as
Skills and Experience Required: --- Dealing with Complexity,
Informing Others, Leadership, Supervision, Hardware Specifications,
Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality,
Product Development, Presenting Technical Information, CAD,
--- Ability to combine initiative, integrity and professional
discipline to accomplish difficult tasks in a collaborative manner
by working effectively with all levels of the organization.
--- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
--- Ability to make significant improvements in unstructured
--- Ability to engage with numerous plants to direct, train and
project manage all aspects of manufacturing engineering.
--- Ability to do effective Problem Solving - able to define
"Problem Statement", engage, motivate and improve Operations across
--- Experience in Value Stream / Process Mapping: Current, Future
and Ideal states.
--- Subject Matter Expert in many of the Operational Excellence
--- Experience in Fabrication, Machining and Assembly.
--- Superior organization, time-management and prioritization.
Demonstrated Project Management skills and ability to lead multiple
Candidate Qualifications --- 10 -15 years of progressive leadership
experience including Plant Management and / or Operational
Excellence roles in global organizations and multi- site
--- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience with
a strong technical affinity.
--- Lean Manufacturing Certification desired.
--- Green Belt or Black Belt Certification desired.
--- Proficient in MS Office.
--- Demonstrated record of achievement in driving change management
across multi-site operation.
--- Advanced MS Office, video conferencing, and website management
--- Advanced CAD, CAD/CAM or similar.
-- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic
information, or any other factors prohibited by law. This position
may be located in:--Americas : United States : Georgia : Atlanta --
Americas : United States : Illinois : Downers Grove -- Americas :
United States : Ohio : Cincinnati -- Americas : United States :
Texas : Austin -- Americas : United States : Texas : Houston
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