Company: Orion Talent
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Shelby, NC
Shift: Monday - Friday daytime hours; otherwise as
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
--- 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
--- 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
--- Ensures drawings and design details of existing facility are up
to date and all field modifications made during construction are
--- 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
--- 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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