Engineering Services Manager- Macomb County, MI

Location: 
Michigan
Industry: 
Automotive
Recruiter: 
Job Description: 

JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for managing all aspects of the R&D tool room and resources to efficiently and effectively provide support to the Mechanism, Track and Structure product development process. Position is also responsible for the manufacturing process of prototype and pre-production builds.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage various aspects of all prototype and pre-production builds
• Champion process flow, design and fabricate tooling/fixtures/machines required for each build
• Provide resource plan and forecast build resource needs on a continual basis
• Manage and provide continuous improvement for the prototype process using Plex
• Provide support for creation and execution of the quality control plan for each build
• Track monthly and forecast annual operating costs for the Prototype Department
• Manage R&D Department tool room resources, annual capital and expenditures
• Manage tool room request process, customer builds (internal & external)
• Provide support to Operations and Product Engineering for root cause analysis

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field

EXPERIENCE:
Eight + years of experience with Prototype/Tool Room Management. Experience directing all activities related to prototype builds and prototype tool room.

COMPETENCIES:
• Knowledge of automotive seat structures and seat mechanisms
• Ability to manage personnel
• CAD/CAM experience
• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Plex software
• Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel including customers, suppliers

Eric Saarela
Sr. Technical Recruiter
586-772-6452 x 140

eric@bryantbureau.net email