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Engineering Manager

  • ID: 483497
  • Posted: 5/3/2021
  • Location: Welcome, NC
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is seeking an Engineering Manager to join our client's team in Welcome, NC. The Engineering Manager is leads the engineering team through various product development and
production cycles. The Engineering Manager will deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions into the
manufacturing process and to our customers; and has responsibility for both people management
(development, coaching) and project leadership for those projects in his/her domain. . The base salary is between 100-120K annually. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Tracks and reports on engineering targets (BOM cost, quality, customer and/or internal plant
delivery timing, performance, project and department engineering budget, etc.) for all assigned
• Ensures that programs are properly resourced (both quality and quantity) for success, whether
through assignment of direct resources, or leverage of external resources as required.
• Provides team leadership, management support, including coaching and active engagement with
direct and extended team.
• Provides technical leadership in directing the efforts of cross functional engineering team in the
development and release of all relevant engineering deliverables in compliance with the product
development process and/or customer expectations.
• Ensures engineering timing plans, defect / issues list, risk assessments, lessons learned are
created and maintained and provides engineering status for project reviews (e.g. APQP
milestones, etc.) according to program timing for all assigned projects.
• Ensures compliance to Company procedures (e.g. Process - Work Instructions) and applicable
standards (e.g.).
• First Level of formal supervisory responsibility with both functional and disciplinary authority.
• Resource planning and alignment to ensure that all projects in the department are properly
staffed with the right quality and quantity of resource to meet the deliverables in an effective and
efficient way is a key objective of this position.
• Develops process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA’s), control plans, Standard Operating
Procedures (SOP’s) and supports problem solving initiatives by implementing corrective action.
• Complies with the requirements of Quality Operating System (QOS).
• Modifying design of existing plant layout based on internal/external customer requirements.
• Maintaining a thorough knowledge of product design techniques and all CAD software systems,
maintaining drawings and nesting databases.
• Initiating and driving justification for upgrades to processing, equipment and WIP, to enhance
performance of system and value to the customer.
• Provide expertise in industrial engineering and process design to other departments.
• Understanding of the concepts of synchronous manufacturing and lean production manufacturing
methodologies and the ability to formulate and implement a tactical plan.
Rev Date: 10/05/2020
• Participates in Continuous Improvement and assists in its implementation on an ongoing basis
implementing lean manufacturing principles to improve plant productivity.
• Assists in the commissioning of new plants/ lines equipment, and other systems to ensure that
the introduction into the production facility is handled efficiently and with minimum disruptions.
• Monitor machine/employee ergonomic improvements & safety requirements.
• Follows safe work procedures; Uses appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); Uses
workplace tools and equipment as instructed; Reports workplace hazards, injuries and illness as
soon as possible following event.
• Comply with duties and responsibilities as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act and
ensures corrective action is taken when violations occur.
• Performs other duties as necessary for completion of projects and achievement of departmental
goals Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. Ensures that facilities
are in full compliance with all safety regulations.
• Follows and comply with all Operational Procedures and policies as outlined in the Employee
Handbook, Quality and Environment programs (i.e. IATF, ISO 14001)
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum 5 years’ experience with the latest CAD software modules: design and layout, ideally
has experience working with Pro-Engineer, SolidWorks & Auto CAD
• In depth knowledge of process improvement tools, product design techniques, mechanical
drawing standards and GD&T
• Prior experience with metal cutting, forming, welding (manual and robotic) and machining
• Knowledge of Lean techniques
• Minimum 5 years related experience in or fabrication field with a proven track
record of exemplary performance

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
• College Diploma or University Degree in the Mechanical Engineering field

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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