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Press Mechanical Engineering Manager Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027072

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-29-2017


The Press Mechanical Engineering Manager is responsible for leading the advanced equipment engineering planning, strategy and installation team. The person in this position will manage projects to meet engineering equipment strategy needs for Press Shop and Dies in the NAFTA region. Responsibilities include focusing on Life Cycle Cost (LCC) and vertical integration of equipment and processes to meet customer throughput, quality, and cost needs and targets as well as equipment engineering strategy revolving around capacity improvement needs and performance improvement strategies to address losses as depicted in the Cost Deployment of each location. The Manager works locations to coordinate the strategic integration of major equipment capital actions while maximizing the plants ability to meet corporate capacity demands.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Stamping, Assembly and/or Powertrain operations
  • Experience in strategic planning, PentaSap or similar, press loading and project writing
  • Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) or the capacity to develop
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and record keeping skills to manage this collaborative assignment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to pursue through data justification new processes and procedures to improve division performance
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and program management skills
  • Ability to travel as needed, occasionally for protracted periods of time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering 
  • Project management experience strongly desired

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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