Manufacturing Engineering Manager at StickerGiant

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager supports the Director of Production and is collaboratively responsible for the operational execution of StickerGiant’s manufacturing department. This is a unique opportunity to join a high functioning manufacturing production team in a quick-turn setting. In this role, you are a catalyst for the forward direction and success of StickerGiant’s manufacturing process improvement and scale for growth.

 

ABOUT YOU      

  • You have proven yourself in big manufacturing organizations and your next opportunity must be somewhere where you can take ownership of the process and see your own ideas and creativity come to life
  • You enjoy improving industrial processes in order to maintain efficiency, reduce cost, improve sustainability and maximize profitability
  • You have the ability to envision manufacturing processes and systems to enhance an entire team or department
  • You thrive on being an internal expert for Lean manufacturing such as sharing Lean knowledge with others, guiding teams through an internal change process, and you have had at least one successful Lean Six Sigma implementation
  • At your core, you are a collaborator and a proven thought partner at all levels of the production cycle
  • You might be an underdog; someone who is under-utilized currently or you see this opportunity as a move to the next level in your career
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusivity is as important to you as it is to us; all voices and identities are welcome

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead a successful Lean Six Sigma implementation which aligns with our quick-turn custom product process
  • Help drive quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) measures by improving systems and internal processes
  • Ensure team members maintain quality protocols and standards; inspection, testing, documentation, and change implementation
  • Manufacturing metrics; measure, analyze and create reports for metrics and KPIs such as throughput, capacity, utilization, machine utilization, quality, and team member productivity
  • Formulate and apply insights to problem-solving processes
  • Champion a big idea or a change process with department leaders and supporting peers
  • Serve as project manager for continuous improvement initiatives in a quick-turn manufacturing setting
  • Perform manufacturing process simulations, cost and time constraints, and perform risk assessments
  • Quality documentation; help create SOPs and work instructions for facility and products using industry standards
  • Production planning/production scheduling; implement best practices to ensure the daily, weekly and monthly workflow processes are smooth across the team
  • Safety; oversee facility and team member safety compliance requirements for OSHA and support internal safety procedures including daily safety checks, risk mitigation, emergency planning, and individual safety training
  • Successfully lead, develop and manage the performance of 1-3 direct reports (supervisor-level)
  • Endeavor on projects to scale manufacturing operations for production volume and headcount growth
  • Positively adhere to and reinforce StickerGiant’s COVID-19 safety protocols

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Successfully led or had significant involvement in a Lean Six Sigma implementation
  • Applied use and expertise of manufacturing metrics including KPIs, capacity, throughput, and utilization measures
  • Advanced Excel expertise is a MUST  
  • Familiarity with the special demands of product quality in a quick-turn manufacturing business model; experience in custom product manufacturing at large scale preferred
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the “chase” or “pull” production planning cycle, not inventory-based model
  • Demonstrated servant leadership skills and abilities
  • People management experience; at minimum 1-3 direct reports
  • Relationship skills; ability to influence and communicate with people to drive change and gain buy-in
  • Detail-oriented; ability to observe, document, and clearly communicate detailed information
  • Flexibility; you will be in an environment which has limited predictability in production planning cycles day-to-day
  • Tech-savvy - bonus points if you have touched ERP tools and systems
  • Digital labeling or product packaging experience is a plus and valued

EDUCATION, FORMAL TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing Operations, Quality Assurance, Business or a related field
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification; Black, Brown, or Green Belt required
  • OSHA 10, OSHA 30, or other OSHA certified training

PREFERRED INDUSTRIES FOR THIS POSITION

  • Digital printing manufacturing
  • Retail packaging or beverage manufacturers
  • Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturers
  • Injection molding manufacturers
  • “Custom” work manufacturer
  • Transportation, logistics, or supply chain management

BENEFITS & PERKS

  • 100% paid health premium, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • 3 weeks PTO/paid sick time
  • 401(k) matching 100% up to 2% of your contribution + guaranteed 3% regardless of your contribution
  • Gainshare (based on company profit) - Each quarter we pay out a Gainshare bonus to employees if the company exceeds plan numbers for profit
  • Professional Development - We provide opportunities for attending conferences, obtaining and/or renewing certifications, and participating in workshops and will tailor-make your career development plan with you
  • Relocation assistance available, please inquire for more information

STICKERGIANT WORKING CONDITIONS - COVID19

  • StickerGiant is considered an essential business and we are committed to providing a happy, healthy, and safe working environment for our Giants (i.e. employees).
  • We have addressed risks proactively which includes: prioritizing critical operations, communicating with employees and customers regarding all business changes, adhering to proper/recurring cleaning procedures, enforcing social distancing and the proper use of protective clothing and equipment (provided to all employees by StickerGiant), implementing teleworking where possible, and keep informed status locally.
  • This position will require on-site work, please inquire for more information.

We care a great deal about creating an environment where all Giants can bring their whole selves to work and to provide all candidates with an equitable, inclusive and accessible recruitment process in alignment with our values. At StickerGiant, we provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, citizenship status, political opinion, social group, ethnic origin, marital status, union affiliation, union sympathy, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all conditions of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. If you prefer accommodation during the recruiting process, or you have feedback about your candidate experience at StickerGiant, please contact the Director of People+Culture.

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