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Engineering Operations Manager

Company: Mackinnon & Partners
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Are you ready to make your mark? If you're an Operations Engineering Manager, we have an exciting opportunity for you!*

In this role, you will be responsible for developing, leading, and managing a staff of Operations and Test engineers, to support Hydraulic Systems in the effort to design, develop, and manufacture highly complex commercial aerospace components. Your primary focus areas will include continuously improving our ability to deliver quality parts to our customers while optimizing the manufacturing processes over the full life cycle of the product. The incumbent will routinely conceptualize, investigate, evaluate, and deploy as appropriate, new manufacturing technologies, methods, and systems, to improve the company's competitive position.

*\*\*This can be a hybrid role (a combination of remote and in office work)\*\**

*What you will be doing...*

* Establish and prioritize objectives to realize the Company strategies including driving digital factory initiatives across our production processes
* Develop, maintain, and improve a highly effective and well-skilled staff to carry out actions to complete planned objectives
* Develop relevant capital plans to improve the productivity of the operations. Effectively plans and justifies capital expenditures
* Lead your team and engage with the full extended enterprise to improve the quality, capability, throughput, manufacturability, cost, safety, etc. of existing products through the use of sophisticated methods (such as VA/VE, Six Sigma, Lean, TPS, dimensional analysis, formal problem solving, DOE, Taguchi, etc.)
* Lead your team to conceive and implement lean continuous improvement projects to enable the operability of the production processes
* Lead your team to support the development and industrialization of new products via responsibilities derived from the PLC (Product Life Cycle) process and improve the design for manufacturability (DFM) early in the design phase of new product development
* Support product engineering by leading the implementation of engineering changes into production
* Support the new proposal development (quoting) by advanced manufacturing process planning
* Lead the tooling design group to support the requirements of the prototype, test, and production groups


*What We Are Looking For...*

* Minimum 8 to 12 years' experience in manufacturing engineering in an aeropace, automotive and/or industrial environment
* Previous leadership experience required
* Experience largely gained in a high mix low volume environment desired
* Aerospace or Industrial fuel injection experience desired
* 3 to 5 years lean implementation desired
* Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering required
* Master of Science in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering desired
* Six Sigma Blackbelt desired
* Certificate in Lean Manufacturing desired

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $120,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

Application Question(s):
* How Many years have you Managed and executed the full Product-Life-Cycle (PLC) of aerospace components or hydraulic products (these can be from an automotive background)?
* How much experience do you have in a "High-Mix Low-Volume" production/manufacturing environments?
* Do you have any Lean or Six Sigma experience or certifications?
* Do you have any extended education or certifications related to manufacturing/engineering or project management?
* Do you have strong hydraulic, of fuel injection knowledge?
* Do you have at least 8 experience in manufacturing engineering in an aerospace, automotive or industrial environment?

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Fort Collins, CO 80524%58047475%

Keywords: Mackinnon & Partners, Fort Collins , Engineering Operations Manager, Executive , Fort Collins, Colorado

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