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  • Company Name :
    YETI Coolers
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  • Job Title :
    Production Engineering Manager
  • Job Location :
    Austin, Texas
  • Job Type :
    Full Time
  • Job Description :
    Production Engineering Manager responsibilities include leading the Manufacturing Engineering activities involving the design of manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machines and material handling. Manages the development of manufacturing and maintenance processes that are applicable to the manufacturing and new product development. Provides guidance to engineering and maintenance technicians on day to day tasks and work assignments. Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations for our business to include city, state and federal standards. Production Engineering Manager will oversee and manage the maintenance software, preventive maintenance and spare parts inventories in a manner that is in alignment with TPS (Toyota Production Systems) and Total Predictive Maintenance.

    A look at your day-to-day

    Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the maintenance and engineering teams
    Develop staff skills in lean thinking, problem solving and leadership
    Work closely with quality personnel to review process capability and product consistency while working to improve capacity and reduce defects
    Review established maintenance / PM schedules and timings to give the best performance and longest life
    Coordinate the hiring and training of all maintenance and engineering personnel
    Monitor operation expenses and implement cost savings.
    Work closely you team to be aware of safety policies to provide a safe workplace for our employees
    Maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program, including all timely communication initiatives
    Develop and execute the maintenance and engineering budgets
    Analyze workforce capabilities and requirements. Create and implement a development plan for maintenance and engineering personnel.
    Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to all maintenance and engineering employees
    Encourage and recognize lean thinking and continuous improvement
    Work with procurement partners to develop and improve supplier relationships
    Create purchase orders and capital expenditures request
    Communicate with New Product Development team as well as the manufacturing management team to develop new product strategies

    Now for a little bit about you….

    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical preferred. Advanced degree in engineering desired.
    5+ years progressive experience in a key maintenance or engineering management role at a manufacturing facility
    Strong computer skills including the ability to prepare spreadsheets and use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access) to analyze data and trends
    Previous experience/best practices implementing and using Lean and the Toyota Production Systems
    Previous experience/broad understanding of safety systems and enforcement of safety rules and policies
    Previous experience with strict Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines at the City, State, and Federal levels
    Experience with PLC and systems repair and improvements
    Excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to balance engineering and maintenance needs
    Bilingual communication ability in English and Spanish is preferred.
    Highly motivated, results oriented, and driven
    Excellent interpersonal communication and listening ability
    A strong ability to be adaptable and flexible
    Demonstrated strong leadership, team building and advanced coaching skills
    Demonstrated ability to motivate people, assess and develop employee skills
    Strong analytical and decision-making skills
    Ability to work with teams and lead decision-making processes in a team environment

    Please apply online -

    YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Salary :
    Not Disclosed
  • Experience Required :
    5+ years
  • Expires On :
    2017-12-30 (16 days left)


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