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Engineering Manager

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Shelby
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details:
Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Shelby, NC
Shift: Monday - Friday daytime hours; otherwise as needed/required.
Compensation: $143K-$160K base salary + 15% AIP bonus + full & complete relocation + sign-on bonus.
Benefits: A wide-ranging and comprehensive benefits plan by investing in their employee's health and financial well-being, offering paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) company match, company funded retirement plan, wellness benefits, disability benefits, community volunteering, matching gifts for education, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, personal & dependent life insurance, and much more!
Travel: Extremely minimal.

Position Description: At the end of the day the Engineering Manager is responsible for leading and managing a team of engineers and the engineering group that works on capital projects under $1M in value and improves operations. In this role you will collaborate with the Superintendent and Operations Manager that your team is supporting and lead and execute the cost, schedule, and performance for these projects, including working with the corporate team. You will execute all capital projects and build the budgets needed to do so. The plant has paper machines, rolled converting lines, a brand new hybrid machine, and a bunch of new technology along with a warehouse. The plant produces retail tissue - paper towels, toilet paper, and napkins - and makes 60,000 cases per day. In this role you will have 8 direct reports - 3 Project Engineers, 3 Electrical Engineers, a Senior Process Engineer, and an Environmental Engineer. The Engineering Group is new and lacks some experience, so leadership, coaching, and teaching is needed for the group along with manufacturing experience. The current Engineering Manager is retiring in April 2024 after 20 years, so you will have the opportunity to overlap with him, which will be an advantage for you, the group, and the plant. This position is part of the site leadership team, so you will have a high level of engagement at the site level that will impact the direction of the mill. The site has very good collaboration and team driving results. Your Engineering Leadership responsibilities include:
--- Positive role model for all mill personnel in safety, quality and productivity.
--- Provides technical & business guidance/instruction/mentoring for engineering staff on projects.
--- Provides career development planning for engineering staff.
--- Manages the site capital deployment strategy & actively participates in site strategy development.
--- Ensures adequate engineering tracking and reporting controls are being followed to evaluate the projects progress, schedule, and performance.
--- Ensures engineering staff are tracking and communicating project status and key milestones to internal project stakeholders, adjust project plans, budget requests and or resources as required to meet project requirements.
--- Aids in overseeing construction efforts and assist with any troubleshooting or problem solving required to meet the design intent.
--- Ensures drawings and design details of existing facility are up to date and all field modifications made during construction are accurately documented.
--- When necessary, leads troubleshooting of significant equipment failures to full operation.
--- Display and champion the company Core Values
--- Influence management on strategic technical direction.
--- Supports site in evaluating projects requiring outside engineering.
--- Develops or enhances project tools and engineering guidelines used to standardize engineering practices as it pertains to project management and implementation.

--- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. Prefer Mechanical or Electrical, but open to others.
--- 10+ years' experience in manufacturing or a mix of similar experience + 2 years' Project Management.
--- Outstanding leadership with demonstrated leadership of salaried professionals through projects.
--- Experience leading a group of engineers & big projects to come in a deliver results right off the bat.
--- Demonstrated ability to foster continuous improvement.
--- Functional understanding of predictive & preventative maintenance programs preferred.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Gastonia , Engineering Manager, Executive , Shelby, North Carolina

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