Skip to main content

Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

Technical Engineering Manager

Job Description

The Manufacturing/Technical Manager
leads the Technical Side of the Operation including all Engineering
(Manufacturing, Process, and Industrial) and Technical Support Functions (e.g.
Maintenance, Tooling, Special Projects, etc.).  This also includes, but is not limited to, Current
Production, Product Launch, Process Launch, and Technical Strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for technical related continuous improvement and all
    Engineering KPI’s listed in the Manufacturing excellence glide path.
  • Participate in the creation of the Operational Plan and will have
    specific areas of accountability in its execution.
  • Responsible for reporting personnel evaluations; accessing
    effectiveness of technical abilities, team working skills, leadership
    potential while providing career guidance / Smart Goals in-line with
    Operational Plans.
  • Review, mentor and establish contingencies and justifications for
    CAR's, capital budget expenditures, personnel and salary plans.
  • Provide input for Business Operating System changes while
    maintaining an active involvement in the auditing process.
  • Model an appropriate leadership behavior.
  • Effectively develop personnel in technical execution, planning and
    decision making.
  • Follows established action plans for processes out of range.
  • Specifies project management and buy off of new equipment.
  • Work with tool shops for all tool repair and maintenance.
  • Maintains documentation closely following necessary timeliness on
    specific projects.
  • Enforce safety rules daily. Noncompliance of safety rules requires
    support with HR on disciplinary action and/or termination.
  • Actively intervene to correct recognized unsafe actions and
    conditions.
  • Conduct daily observations of PPE use and safe work practices
    adherence and coach employees as needed.
  • Ensure that all accidents including first aid are reported.
  • Complete employee development plans, organize, communicate, and
    motivate employees.
  • Schedule, coordinate and direct all necessary maintenance and
    construction work and make preliminary, intermediate and final inspection
    of maintenance and construction work to insure proper workmanship,
    materials and conformance to work methods and safety regulations.
  • Conduct regular meetings with teams, whether as a whole or through
    one-on-one discussions.
  • Conduct performance reviews of team members and give feedback, as
    well as make promotion recommendations or salary increases if and when
    applicable.

Your Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt ideal.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Plastics Processing or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 8-10 years of experience, including a minimum of 5 years in
    plastics processing and 2 years in production supervision.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience leading Technical Teams to include,
    Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering,  Process Engineering etc
  • Hands on Plant/Shop Floor Management experience
  • High preference for Automotive Interiors experience
  • Ability to plan, organize, communicate, and motivate employees, as
    well as prioritize own work schedule.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to understand necessary safety procedures and precautions.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • RJG Certification Highly Desirable
  • Experience in Injection Mold Tooling Highly desirable
Apply online now
Published: 08/11/2020
Job Field: Engineering
Location:
REQ. NO.: 20001611
Apply online now

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

Our culture – shared values of our global team

Customer

Customer

Striving

Striving

People

People

Innovation

Innovation

Respect

Respect

Integrity

Integrity

Teamwork

Teamwork

Sustainability

Sustainability