Process/Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Location:  Greenville, SC


Title Process Engineering Manager
Company Global Career Connection, Inc.
Reports To Plant Manager
Compensation $140K
- Base Salary 125,000 – 140,000 plus Company car, relocation expenses, etc.

Industry – Automotive
Location Greenville, SC area



Previous Experience
Bachelor of Science in Engineering is preferred



10+ years’ experience in manufacturing in automotive industry (for plastic parts would be a plus ). Knowledge in Plastics and strong experience in Assembly, Welding, Punching process plus Supply Chain. Plant operation experience and strong Management skill are mandatory.


Ensure NEL: ERP cycle time, Assembly and Paint srap, nb of operators and quality.
Best class OEM in development: Strong relationship, Perfect customer mindset understanding and Strong add value.
Financial KPIs: Result vs. Budget, Hourly rate, Customer, CNQ
Operational KPIs:
Manage Manufacturing engineering team (resource and budget) in line with the division and business unit targets and directions: Manufacturing Group Leader, Supply Chain Goup Leader, Assembly Group Leader, Packaging Engineer, Assembly Engineer and Manufacturing Engineer;
Deploy the best practices and processes to provide best in class services to the internal customer (program and operation).
Ensure RFT on Engineering deliverables: According ERP & On time
- NEL in the SOP (convergence plan according ERP: cycle time, scrap, RFT, PPM and PRU)

- Pre series and PPAP approved on time

- Optimap process green in Milestone

- Launch Redness, Deep red points convergence, Milestones RPM and Design reviews on time.

HR KPIs: Skill matrix and succession plan


Engineering center Management:

Participate to development of métier expertise through lessons learned, and ensure application of division standards and best practices, and transfer of know-how
Manage development performance and ensure relevant action plans are in place
Builds a resource plan based on division strategy and business award, and ensures staffing
Develop the skill of team members through organised Training
Ensure that confidentiality & security rules are applied and respected within the teams

Ensure compliance with Corporate and Division objectives and requirements
Define, negotiate and control the department budget in line with department and division strategy
Build, deploy, track, and update the R&D progress plan with relevant elements aiming at reaching the Division objectives
Deploy department KPIs and ensure adherence

Project development:
Ensure successful program launches through robust design for manufacturing mindset
Contribute to cost reduction by a “right first time” approach
Promote and ensure usage and adherence of standards, contribute to their development and improvements (feedback, etc.)
Ensure technical relationship with suppliers & partners (suppliers, subcontractors…)
Define resources structure to ensure design to cost approach
Be customer focused providing first class service and ensuring quality in design and development
Business development:

Participate in R&I plan development to enhance R&D activities through customer feedback and specific profession requirements, and by integrating innovation rapidly in projects’ technical offers
Ensure the proper risk assessment and contingency plans for any R&I project entering the development phase
Direct Manager

Functional Manager

Direct Report

Organizational interfaces / Communication /
Design & Development Director



Manufacturing Engineering group leader, Supply Chain group leader, Assembly group leader.


Product Manager, Finance Controller, Program Director, Purchasing Director, Sales Director, Operation Director, Innovation Director, Business Development Director, Launch Director, Plant Director, Suppliers, Customers. Tooling Manager and Paint Manager.


Full relocation and expenses are available for the selected candidate.