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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Company: INFICON, Inc.
Location: Utica
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

COMPANY OVERVIEW: INFICON is a growing, global, leading provider of innovative technologies that enhances productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial processes. The products provided by INFICON are world-class instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control and are vital to manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells, and industrial vacuum coating applications. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and China with subsidiaries located throughout the world. This position will be located at INFICON's U.S. headquarters in East Syracuse, NY. For more detailed information about INFICON, please visit our website at . Essential Job Duties: Specific duties include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Manage the Manufacturing Engineering team to provide robust fixturing & tooling that ensures high-quality production builds with the minimal amount of labor & machine time
  • Lead the development of a comprehensive database of existing production tooling & fixturing and implement preventative maintenance for existing and future equipment
  • Lead the development of robust configuration management practices within the Manufacturing Engineering team in developing & maintaining BOMs and drawings for existing and future production tooling & fixturing
  • Lead the development and implementation of a robust quotation & procurement process to provide our Global Service Centers with the tooling & fixturing necessary for them to service INFICON product
  • Propose via Return On Investment Analyses and then manage the Manufacturing Engineering team on a constant series of productivity improvements
  • Lead the implementation of first pass yield tracking in each of our product lines and the development of robust analysis methodologies for the resulting failure mode data followed by corrective actions based on the data analysis to continuously improve the production throughput
  • Lead the implementation of statistical process capability on major production processes to determine where our existing performance & requirements are not aligned
  • Manage the team of ERP Data Specialists to ensure routing, work center & BOM information reflects reality and to ensure all Engineering changes are implemented in to production in an efficient & robust manner
  • Lead the team of Manufacturing Engineers to ensure assembly & test procedure documents clearly convey the necessary information and support the needs of the production departments
  • Work to ensure both internal & external customers are satisfied with the team's response in dealing with the inevitable manufacturing engineering issues that arise in a manufacturing organization
  • Work jointly on a near-daily basis with INFICON's Quality Engineering, Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Manufacturing organizations Behaviors: Behaviors necessary for this role include, but are not necessarily limited to:
    • Strong leadership skills and the ability to articulate and communicate information effectively
    • A deep desire to take on challenging situations and employ strong problem solving skills to help identify and implement process improvements
    • A perceptive individual who is adept at identifying the right course of action for the situation at hand and helps to guide a team on maintaining their focus on the most important priorities for the organization through good managerial judgment and decision making
    • An analytical mindset that can break down issues and information to better understand the root cause and make good decisions
    • The ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
    • Establish credibility & trust from all levels of the organization Education and/or Experience
      • Minimal requirement B.S. in an Engineering discipline with 5+ years' experience in an Engineering Management role
      • Demonstrated ability/knowledge of objectively determining where an Engineering group should focus their efforts to improve productivity in a manufacturing organization
      • Demonstrated ability/knowledge of managing a team of Engineers to ensure they can maintain their focus on the team's highest priorities
      • Demonstrated ability/knowledge of following sound Configuration Management principles and being able to implement process changes to situations where robust solutions have not been implemented previously
      • Experience in high cleanliness, tight tolerance, and high mix manufacturing environments is preferred Disclosure The above is a limited list of responsibilities and is not inclusive. There may be times when the employee will be expected to perform duties outside this scope. When duties and responsibilities change this job description will be reviewed and subject to changes based on business necessity. INFICON provides a dynamic work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our employees experience on-going green initiatives, flexible work hours, and a variety of health and wellness programs. INFICON's forward-thinking approach offers countless opportunities to design, support, and manufacture a diverse product portfolio that expands globally. Our Lean and Agile work environment offers competitive compensation, relocation assistance, a discretionary bonus, and generous employee benefits; major medical, dental, health, vision, 401K, OPT (Open Paid Time Off) tuition reimbursement, and more! INFICON, is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers that apply without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, age, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. A notice describing Federal equal employment opportunity laws is available here and here to reaffirm this commitment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: INFICON, Inc., Utica , Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Executive , Utica, New York

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