Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Company: Mickey Truck Bodies
Location: High Point
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Are you an excellent problem solver with great critical thinking
skills? Do you have strong program and project management skills?
If so, apply to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager position at
Mickey Truck Body today!
Mickey Truck Bodies is a premier manufacturer of state-of-the-art
bodies and trailers and specially engineered vehicles sold in over
50 countries around the world. The innovative product line-up is
prevalent in industries such as food & beverage, vending, propane,
rental trucks, emergency & rescue, furniture, battery, oil &
natural gas, and data storage. The company operates a total of
500,000 square feet of manufacturing and fleet services space among
6 separate locations (High Point and Thomasville, NC; Bloomington,
IL; Ocala, FL; Freehold NJ; and Berwick, PA.) There are 410 total
Mickey employees at these locations.
Since it was founded in High Point, NC in 1904, Mickey has remained
privately-owned and operated by the Mickey family, now in its 4th
generation of ownership and leadership.
Mickey Truck Bodies offers employees a competitive compensation and
benefit package including:
Hiring Bonus $500
Productivity and Performance Bonus
Paid Vacation Time
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Employee cost share)
Wellness Plan with Incentives
Flexible Spending Accounts
Company Paid Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Company Paid Basic Life Insurance with AD&D Policy
Voluntary Life Insurance
401 K with Company Match
Supplemental Accident, and Critical Illness Insurance plans
Hospital Confinement Indemnity Policy
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Assess / evaluate current business processes and align continuous
improvement efforts across the facility with focus on strategy
Lead and develop site employees to identify and execute improvement
projects around reliability and efficiency improvements.
Instill a culture of continuous improvement across the business
using Lean tools.
Align manufacturing engineering activities with continuous
improvement efforts / activities
Understand, support, and promote the Mission and Values of Mickey
Ensure that direct working relationships are established and
maintained with colleagues and internal/external customers.
Lead the development and implementation of process improvements by
eliminating waste using Lean principles.
Focus the organization on prioritized process improvement
strategies and objectives.
Track continuous process improvement metrics & report to Process
Owner, Stakeholder(s), and Sponsor(s) on progress.
Be the team's expert on lean principles, providing training to all
staff on the methods and practices for improving processes,
eliminating waste, improving customer service, and adding profit to
the bottom line.
Direct the planning, coordination, delivery, and facilitation of
improvement events using lean techniques such as value stream
mapping, strategy deployment, Kaizen events, root cause analysis,
SMED, and 7S.
Evaluate current processes & technologies for cost efficiencies and
effectiveness, recommend appropriate changes and lead
execution/implementation/validation of recommended and approved
Responsible for tracking and reporting all project progress,
successes, and failures.
Analyze quality test results and perform engineering analysis to
ensure production meets quality requirements.
Develop manufacturing processes for new product launches from
supplier to customer.
Lead projects that achieve the intended impacts on productivity,
inventory, safety, and quality improvements.
Implement, communicate, and use Lean tools in designing fixtures,
gauges, tooling, and equipment when establishing processes and
assisting operators to meet customer demand.
Develop Capital expenditure CAPEX documentation to support policy
deployment targets. Other duties as assigned.
Required Education, Knowledge & Skills:
Minimum of 8+ years' experience as a manufacturing, industrial, or
mechanical engineer in a manufacturing environment.
Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Excellent observational skills
Processed based, logical problem solver
Experience in conducting root-cause analyses into reliability or
operational issues and developing sustainable corrective and
Ability to return results on projects in a timely and cost-
Strong program & project management skills
Written and oral communication skills, managerial skills, and
organizational skills to effectively deal with both internal and
High degree of effectiveness in Change Leadership as many issues
require individuals or departments to change behaviors or conduct
their work processes differently than they have in the past
Hands-on experience and knowledge of metal forming equipment and
welding (MIG & TIG).
Experience in assembly processes and line layout is required.
Demonstrated ability to continuously improve manufacturing
Ability to engage others at all levels in the organization in a
manner which facilitates collaboration in problem solving.
Demonstrated experience in the development of processes, work
holdings, and tools to manufacture products from blueprint.
Demonstrated experience in determining machines, tools, processes
for product manufacturing.
Demonstrated experience in conducting controlled thorough
experiments, along with manufacturing validation run offs
Strong skills in CAD/CAM modeling, dimensioning, and drawing
Experience in leading manufacturing process implementation (Line
Supervisory experience a plus
Experience in developing both short and long-term strategies that
have resulted in process/business improvement and/or cost savings,
Hands on experience and knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics,
electrical and electronics.
Outstanding expertise in the use of commonly used measurement tools
(such as micrometers, calipers, height gages, etc.).
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
Must be able to communicate clearly
Requires ability to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lbs.
Requires ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, crawl,
Specific vision ability required includes close, distance, color,
and peripheral vision with depth perception and ability to adjust
Manufacturing work environment that has frequent exposure to fumes
or airborne particles, noise intensity level, proximity to moving
mechanical parts and exposure to weather.
Mickey Truck Bodies and Subsidiaries is an equal opportunity
employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire,
promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit,
competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age,
national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical
condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any
other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
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