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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 


We are looking for an Engineering Manager with a proven background in managing a highly technical group of professional engineers and technicians.  This position is responsible for supporting production across a 5 shift 24/7 Manufacturing Operation.  The ideal candidate will be highly motivated to lead the continuous improvement efforts & develop business plans that support the growth of the operation.  We are looking for a technical/business minded; professional that will take this operation to the next level. 


**Relocation Assistance available to the right candidate 



•    Responsible for engineering resources within the site.
•    Leads the engineering team that supports both Value Streams.
•    Participates in daily meetings with the operations team aimed at identifying and resolving process issues quickly.
•    Conducts daily audits of the manufacturing processes to ensure all safety, quality, and process standards are being followed.
•    Ensures that the processes run by the manufacturing team are performing at the designed efficiencies.
•    Leads team to develop improvement plans and projects that will meet or exceed the TEOA targets
•    Responsible for driving improvements in safety, quality, delivery, OEE. Scrap, and cost through the use of the TEOA tools and philosophy.
•    Communicates with customers on an as needed basis with regards to new and existing products.
•    Works closely with the launch organization on the introduction of new products.
•    Ensure that an effective communication system is in place through all levels of the Engineering Team.
•    Ensure that roles and expectations are clearly communicated throughout the entire Engineering Team
•    Responsible for hiring, performance management, employee development, leadership and motivation for engineers and technicians.
•    Routinely make decisions to determine resource requirements, establish department projects and schedules, and resolve production problems in order to meet customer design, quality, delivery, and cost expectations.
•    Facilitate capital equipment justification, specification, and procurement.

What your background should look like:



•    B.S. Engineering degree 
•    Minimum of five years applicable engineering experience, supervision/management experience preferred.
•    Six Sigma Green Belt training preferred.
•    In-Depth knowledge of advanced manufacturing methods and systems
•    Knowledge of advanced plastics, molding and tooling methods and systems
•    Knowledge of advanced automatization manufacturing methods and systems
•    Proficient in advanced problem solving skills including statistical analysis
•    Excellent Project Management Skills
•    Strong computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, project management)
•    Must be proficient in the English language

We are an equal opportunity employer.  


Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)


State:  TN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  75814
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Industrial, Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Manager, Manufacturing, Engineering, Management

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