Professional Diversity Network is looking for a Engineering Manager

    Global. Collaborative. Innovative. That's who we are. Yanfeng is an exciting, fast-paced environment where you will be challenged every day and have opportunities to push yourself to expand your skill set and grow both personally and professionally. We are the global leader in automotive interiors and we're redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. We design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers and our company is in full growth mode. We are seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineering Manager to join our team in Riverside, Missouri. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager We Need: Change Leader | Energetic & Collaborative in Leadership | Champion of Culture | Highly Motivated | Excellent Communicator | Outside of the Box Thinker | Innovative Problem Solver | Continuous Improvement Mindset Why Choose Yanfeng: Positive Team Culture | Competitive Salary with Bonus Opportunities | Benefits including… Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance effective on Day One | 401k with company match at 100% on the first 6% of employee contributions (immediate vesting on company match) | Paid Vacation and Company Holidays | Employee Discount Programs on vehicle purchases as well as other industries The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is responsible for driving activities of the technical team to achieve continuous improvement of injection molding and manufacturing processes. The individual will work with production management, quality control and maintenance reports to plan and modify process activities to support customer requirements. The individual will implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs and effect greater utilization of labor and materials. This individual is responsible for participating in the development of all new products that are received by the plant. Supervisor Capacity: 6-10 Direct Reports Essential Job Duties: Responsible for all plant engineering functions including manufacturing engineering, process engineering, tooling, facility and equipment maintenance

    Leads and drives activities related to continuous improvement (e.g., cycle times, scrap, quality, material cost reduction, regrind implementation, etc.)

    Reviews and establishes contingencies / justifications for Capital Appropriation Requests, department budgets, and personnel salary plans

    Develops plans for process improvement and will have specific areas of accountability in its execution

    Provides support on new product launch tooling, providing the manufacturing input for development of new process and improvements to existing processes and tooling

    Ensures new tools and processes from launch team are ready for production and ensures smooth execution in operations

    Direct all engineering and maintenance functions in the plant, assigns responsibilities and ensure compliance to expectations of performance

    Develop personnel in technical execution, planning, and decision making to positively impact business financials

    Mentoring/Coaching through group communication and 1on1's

    Influences supporting groups and operations

    Enforce safety rules daily and actively intervenes to correct unsafe actions and conditions

    Conducts daily observations of PPE use and safe work practices adherence and coach employees as needed

    Any and all other duties as assigned by manager Basic Minimum Requirements: Authorized to work in the United States

    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or similar

    7+ years experience leading engineering and maintenance teams in a manufacturing environment

    5+ years experience in the automotive industry

    Willingness to travel and work at other Yanfeng sites as well as customer locations

    5+ years supervisory/management experience effectively leading technical and engineering teams to drive operations efficiency and improvements

    Superior problem solving (including a mechanical aptitude) and decision making ability

    Strong knowledge and experience with electrical, pneumatics and hydraulic systems

    Demonstrated skills in organization, planning, prioritizing, follow, delegation and holding people accountable in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

    Demonstrated ability of driving process controls, change management and the use of data to drive decisions

    Proficiency using the internet and computer based applications to record, analyze and report information

    Ability to handle extended hours as needed, specifically during equipment downtime or reacting to customer requirements

    Ability to multitask, interact politely and professionally with customers, suppliers, vendors and work cooperatively with employees at all levels PDN-971c24ef-98f1-4986-b5ee-652b64b1d78f