Engineering Manager - Machining

Continental Corporation Fort Mill , SC 29716

Posted 8 months ago

Engineering Manager - Machining



Provide Engineering leadership and support to engineering staff by planning, scheduling and mentoring all machining engineering activities with key focus on developing new product processes and continuous improvement processes. Will manager a team of 4 6 employees.

Core Functions:

  • Verify product loading and work cell capacity

  • Plan and budget for required investments in machinery and supporting tooling for new platforms or reallocated platforms for new processes

  • Coordinate supporting technical leadership and schedule for engineering projects

  • Introduction and thorough documentation of required systems and process ergonomics and safety to Continental standards

  • Supervise installation, debug and qualification of new equipment

  • Provide plan with engineering team of continuous improvement of processes, including:

o Cycle time improvements

o Reduction of change over time

o Reduction of manufacturing perishable tooling costs

  • Participate in team activities as necessary to achieve company objectives.

  • Manage prototype department and provide feedback for economic production processes

  • Work with Design Engineering and Central Industrial Engineering in design reviews and ECN's

  • Quote, design with supplier and procure cutting tools, fixtures and machines for new platforms current product process changes.

  • Assist in daily production trouble shooting issues as required (such as material, maintenance) (Production)

  • Participate and evaluate WT8 machining processes for accuracy (cycle time, capital expenditures)

  • Plan for Capital expenditures in machining working closely with Central Industrial Engineering for manufacturing machining strategy

  • Compliance to all Continental policies and procedures including, but not limited to, environmental, health, safety, security, ISO 14001 and Environmental Management systems, TS 16949 and Quality Management Systems, Human Resources policies, and Continental Business System elements.

  • Responsible to ensure all company and leased employees, visitors and contractors are aware of and compliant to all Continental and Henderson plant permits, policies and procedures including, but not limited to, environmental, health, safety, security, ISO 14001 and Environmental Management systems, IATF 16949 and Quality Management Systems, Human Resources policies, and Continental Business System elements. This includes of the disciplinary action of individuals who are in non-compliance to these policies in coordination with Human Resources department.

  • Oversee and supervise documentation of changes (PCR's, PFMEA, Operator Instructions and Tool drawings, etc.) to processes and equipment.

  • Supervise the maintenance of engineering library of documentation, drawings, programs.

  • Provide necessary tools required for manufacturing engineering discipline


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and 7 years of experience OR 14 years of experience

  • MS Office

  • Automotive Engineering standards and best practices

  • Strong electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and tooling trouble shooting experience.

  • CNC Programing and controls experience (Fanuc, 805, 840-C, 840-D)

  • Project management and process control experience

  • 8-D Problem solving analysis skills

  • Track record of Continuous improvement and cost savings implementation

  • Experience leading a team

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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The Chassis & Safety division develops, produces and markets intelligent systems to improve driving safety and vehicle dynamics. The direction for the division is clear: The future of mobility leads to automated driving. Integrated active and passive safety technologies and products that support vehicle dynamics provide greater safety, comfort and convenience. They create an excellent foundation for working together to achieve the goal of accident-free driving (Vision Zero).

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Engineering Manager - Machining

Continental Corporation