Engineering & Maintenance Manager (Finance)
This position is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the Engineering & Maintenance Department at a Battery manufacturing facility.
Promotes effective employee relations by providing leadership, coaching, and development of the engineering, maintenance and operations teams.
Actively supports and strives to meet the strategic goals set by yourself, the facility and Clarios.
Supervises product, process, plant, manufacturing, and engineering projects with the goal to improve process capabilities, drive down cost, and improve ease of manufacturing.
Directly assist all departments with improving Safety, Environmental, Quality, Productivity and Delivery. This can be accomplished through many means, such as; capacity improvements, capital expenditures, complexity reductions, lean improvements, equipment maintenance improvements, design improvements, etc.
Directs annual budget preparation through the development of capital projects/expenditures.
Develops the business plans for the allocation of capital funding and the subsequent execution of that capital allocation. Typical capital expenditures exceed $10M annually.
Manages engineering staff members on project components in order to maintain timelines, project initiatives, and cost structures. Delegates project workloads and allocate resources to accomplish desired results.
Manages the qualification of new components, processes and manufacturing equipment that is incorporated into production.
Provides technical assistance on equipment and processes for problems related to OSHA compliance.
Participates in production decisions involving new and existing product lines to assess/improve equipment & capacity.
Establishes and maintains an environment conducive to continuous improvement in manufacturing. Recommends alternatives for improving production methods, equipment, operating procedures, and working conditions.
Participates in problem-solving meetings, resolves employee concerns, and makes employment-related decisions as needed.
Responsible for the design, modification and review for plant facilities.
Coordinates with Corporate Engineering Department to assure improvements are incorporated in appropriate specifications and standard procedures.
Ensures that all regulatory standards and company policies are understood, supported, and followed by all employees within the facility à specifically regarding EPA, Hazardous Waste Management and ISO 14001.
Extended and flexible hours are required in order to meet internal and external customer requirements à weekends, holidays, etc.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical field from an accredited college or university.
8+ years minimum manufacturing experience
3+ years minimum direct supervisory experience of technical staff
Knowledge and experience of equipment automation, industrial controls, hydraulics and pneumatics
Strong communication and organizational skills – ability to communicate across all levels within organization and considerable customer interaction.
Black/Green Belt certification preferred
Lean Manufacturing certification preferred
Who we are:
Clarios is the creator behind the world's most recognizable car battery brands. We are the car battery found in most new vehicles including leading brands such as Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture, and distribute batteries for virtually every type of vehicle. We recover, recycle, and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials, leading sustainability practices in our industry. Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Battery Group, is currently a Brookfield portfolio company. Learn more about us at www.clarios.com.
We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please apply. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is key to challenging the status quo. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process by emailing Special.Accommodations@Clarios.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our teams in terms of work experience, area of expertise, gender, ethnicity, and all other characteristics protected by laws in the countries where we operate. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, diversity, and equal opportunity, please read our latest report. We want you to know your rights because EEO is the law.
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