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Production Engineer - supervisor

Location : Hickory, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Mike Lewandowski
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2+
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Engineering

Job Description :

The Production Engineer Supervisor will provide off shift engineering support and leadership for a growing multi-million dollar manufacturing organization.  The Supervisor will provide process set up, testing, help with new product introductions and process control. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervises engineering operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures.

  • Lead or support product improvement efforts and projects

  • Coordinate work schedules and assignments for all 2nd and 3rd shift production associates.

  • Trains and coaches  employees.

  • Analyze product cost and implement cost reduction plans that meet company goals

  • Schedules and conducts shift meetings.

  • Supports quality control. Makes adjustments as necessary during shift to produce product within specifications. Rejects product outside of specifications.

  • Maintains standard operating procedures and job safety protocols.

  • Communicates details of shift events with other Shift Supervisors and Operations Manager.

  • Assists in production as necessary.

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering field, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering preferred

  • Thorough understanding of product costing

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a medium volume manufacturing environment (injection molding, die casting, machining, assembly, etc.)

  • Knowledge of statistical techniques (design of experiments, measurement R&R, and statistical process control)

  • Working knowledge of machining, tools, fixturing, and assembly practices

  • Knowledge and working experience with mechanical (indicators, micrometers, etc.) and electronic metrology instrumentation is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of  assemblies and testing preferred

  • Ability to work off shift during the week, then move to day shift after a year 

  • Leadership ability




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