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Engineering Manager

Company: Gibson Guitars
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Engineering Manager is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the facilities and the production processes. They motivate and guide a team of Engineers, Machinists, and Technicians to constantly drive data-based solutions to the issues involved with the production of the world's best guitars.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates and leads the Engineering and Facilities teams through mentoring and daily management of the Engineering and Facilities Leadership.
  • Drives idea creation for the improvement of the facility and the production processes in areas of SQDC, material/tool usage, and waste reduction.
  • Is the subject-matter expert for the leadership team on all issues dealing with the facility, machines, and systems.
  • Creates timelines and priority structure for the multitude of short and long-term projects being worked on to improve the facility and the production processes.
  • Spearheads large, factory-wide projects that require input from multiple groups (Engineering, Facilities, QC, Purchasing, Production, Accounting, IT).
  • Works directly with Product Development to manage the additional Engineering/Production work required for prototypes, special-runs, and one-of-a-kind guitars.
  • Works with the Controller to create and manage the capex for the coming year and for large projects/purchases.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Safety documentation and resolution experience.
  • Facility maintenance & upkeep experience.
  • Familiarity with CAD and CAM programs.
  • Understanding of LEAN production.
  • Training in QC root-cause problem-solving.
  • Time-studies and takt time implementation experience.
  • Automated environmental controls experience.
  • Intimate knowledge of Human-factors engineering and how to apply it.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required, IE or MFGE a plus; or 5+ years related experience in a manufacturing environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 years' experience in a Leadership role, preferably in a consumer goods manufacturing environment.

Travel Requirements:

  • Some travel to other facilities is required.

The company's Job Descriptions are not intended to be a complete detailed account of all expected/anticipated activities. We operate in a fast-moving and competitive global environment and therefore need employees to be flexible.

Keywords: Gibson Guitars, Bozeman , Engineering Manager, Other , Bozeman, Montana

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