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Engineering Supervisor I

Req ID: J2282984

  • Location
    Elmira, New York, United States of America
  • Category Manufacturing Engineering
  • Posted Monday, August 9, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description


Responsible for leading a team providing engineering support to manufacturing operations and contributing towards key business drivers such as HSE, Quality, Supply and Cost.


• Support attainment of key business metrics through the provision of engineering support for value stream processes primarily focused on swiss turning and grinding operations.
• Talent development of team members through coaching, training and personalized developments plans.
• Business plan development through the identification and execution of projects and savings in areas such as Quality, Capacity, Scrap and Consumables reduction.
• Develop stable and capable manufacturing processes through a structured process development approach.
• Actively promote a safety culture.
• Management of tasks and action plans relating to corrective and preventative actions assigned to the team.
• Manage contractors / vendors working on site to ensure full compliance with site safety requirements.
• Management of the engineering budget for the areas of responsibility.
• Manage the consumables budget through the execution of the activities committed to in the Business Plan meeting financial targets.
• Lead a structured approach to scrap reduction within the value streams through data capture, analysis and problem-solving meeting commitments made in the Business Plan.
• Provide process input into the value stream mapping process which is used to develop the business plan for the value stream.
• Provide updates to management on a weekly and monthly basis in relation to financial performance in the areas of scrap and consumables.
• Support day to day operations through attendance at pulse walks and the timely closure of actions across the team.
• Provide support to the team in Root Cause Analysis of supply and quality issues as they arise through tools such as 8D and Six Sigma.
• Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities ensuring projects are delivered to agreed timelines.
• Provision of clearly defined responsibilities and objectives to team members
• Definition and execution of individual performance improvement and development plans for team members in-line with the Plant strategic imperatives and objectives.
• Provision of effective performance reviews in a timely manner
• Provision of continuous support and mentoring to the team members.
• Identification of training needs of staff and opportunities for development to maximize their potential.
• Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the Engineering team.
• Develop and maintain a Credo & Behavioral Standards based culture within the Engineering team.
• Ensure timely closure of quality actions such as Training, Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s across the team.
• Ensure all process development and validation activities within the team are managed in accordance with the Quality management system.
• Provide direction and support for the development of validation strategies.
• Work with Manager to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
• Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives.

• Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
• May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

• Typically reports to Management.
• Job is directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management). Job title example(s) of employees directly supervised:


• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

•1-3 years technical experience working on Swiss Turn and grinding operations
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to make effective decisions.
• Demonstrated ability to understand technical issues and provide practical and cost-effective engineering solutions.
• Bachelor's degree
• 1 to 3 years’ experience in Manufacturing
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

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