SARSTEDT, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of laboratory consumables, medical devices and instruments, has an employment opportunity for an Engineering Manager in our Newton, NC facility. The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package with this position .
Directs and coordinates activities of the Tool Shop, Engineering department, and Mold Maintenance department to design, manufacture, repair, and test components, products, and systems by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as apparent or required by management.
- Directs department activities to design new molds, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures.
- Resolves problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts.
- Confers with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.
- Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests.
- Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.
- Provides direction and example for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.
- Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly.
- Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
- Manages and directs the Production department when the Production Manager is not available.
- Reviews repair and maintenance activities.
- Manages and directs the company’s participation in the Apprenticeship program.
Manages two subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 20 - 25 employees in the Tool Shop , Engineering and Mold Maintenance Departments. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises two non-supervisory employees, as well as 10 -12 Apprentices. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a four-year college or university; and four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous supervisory experience required.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical reports, blue prints, and drawings.
- Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.
- Ability to effectively present information to top management in written or verbal form.
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software; Microsoft Word Processing software and SolidWorks Design software.
Physical Demands The physical 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.
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
- The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.
- The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
- This position may require up to 25% travel for training, seminars and Factory Acceptance Testing, etc.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
SARSTEDT, Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call
828-465-4000. SARSTEDT, Inc. is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.
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