Manufacturing Engineering Services Manager

Xylem Inc. Morton Grove , IL 60053

Posted 1 month ago

Xylem |zlm|

  1. The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

  2. a leading global water technology company.


Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world's water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.

We Offer You More Than Just "A Job"

  • Professional Development
  • To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees' professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards
  • We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark
  • Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks
  • Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women's, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran's, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

The Role: The Manufacturing Engineering Services Manager is a strategic leader, and the key senior resource point of contact for all production equipment. You will support the entire manufacturing operations group including: processes, Maintenance, capacity planning, launches, tooling, new equipment, and capital for Morton Grove. Plans and directs the activities of a group of engineers developing complex engineering projects. Must possess extensive knowledge of a specialized engineering field. Provides technical guidance and leadership to subordinate engineers. Develops and conducts work programs in accordance with company's policies, priorities and budget constraints. Manages and/or develops budgets for assigned function or department including operating requirements, TPM Total Preventive maintenance program, equipment and material purchases. Provides technical oversight and assistance. Reports to MG Director of Operations.


Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
  • Provides technical direction and leadership to subordinates using established policies or precedents. Plans and manages SPD/VOD projects incorporating requirements, equipment, and material purchases. Reviews work with sound judgement, overall quality and efficiency.

  • Oversees budgets and schedules prepared/managed by subordinates. Ensures timelines and goals are met.

  • Proposes updates / provides operations solutions based on product standards, specifications, and agency requirements to ensure compliance.

  • Analyze existing products and make recommendations for capacity planning and process planning.

  • Ensures product and customer service quality

  • Manage the maintenance of the product approval activities at nationally recognized testing laboratories

  • Manage the maintenance activities and TPM program of the manufacturing plant

  • Act as the technical resource for manufacturing, sales and customers

  • Coordinate engineering plans or schedules with other departments/locals to assure efficient transmission of product engineering information

  • Interprets, executes and recommends modifications to operating policies and procedures

  • Responsible for the revision of product IOM's utilizing the ECO process.

  • Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal and external professional groups

  • Supervise a support staff of manufacturing engineers and maintenance personnel to meet the needs of the department. Provides structure and direction to subordinates to develop complex engineering projects using established policies and precedents. Monitors work progress daily, and actively assist subordinates. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Manage project portfolio through collaboration with Product Managers, project leaders and Business Unit Leader. Enforce/educate teams in capital equipment - planning, selection and installations. Coach specific project teams in project management best practices as needed.

  • Responsible for managing programs of moderate to high risk and complexity. Frequently involved simultaneously in several programs. Ensures all required resources are available

  • Develop and maintain a recordkeeping system that retains information on equipment down time that includes when and why a breakdown occurred, and exactly what steps, parts, equipment, and/or tools were used to return equipment to service.

  • Develop and maintain written programs on production equipment that include preventative maintenance schedules and critical spare parts lists.

  • Participate in the later stages of the product development process to gain an understanding of the product in order to support an orderly transition and successful product launch. Support product development activities and review deliverables for product launch

  • Organize and maintain a database of technical documentation related to all products produced at the MG site. Identify and support data repository strategies and best practices.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

Minimum Qualifications:Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • BS Degree in engineering, science or related technical field or equivalent

  • 8+ years of specialized technical program experience including 3-years of supervisory or lead experience

  • Practiced at providing structure and support capability within a matrix organization

  • Shop floor experience

  • Productive in tools such as Microsoft Suite of tools, Pro-E/CREO, PDMLink, Configured product

  • Exhibits good analytical skills with ability to organize and implement engineering projects to detailed timelines and budgets with a demonstrated ability to solve difficult problems.

  • Acquainted with engineering standards, principles and theories

  • Excellent collaborative interpersonal skills, ability to interface and communicate well with numerous stakeholders.

  • Willing to direct and receive direction from others.

  • Demonstrated multi-tasking skills and flexible ability to shifting priorities.

  • Experience with valves, pumps, electric motors and other electro-mechanical products.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering and 8+ Years of relevant experience in a product project, or support engineer role.

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineering in the state of Illinois.

  • Technical capability in areas relating to: motors, drives, pumping technology, electronic controls, business values, project management, fluid applications, pressure containing vessel design, and valves.

  • Productive teamwork with members in multiple countries and across serval time zones.

  • Master level experience and knowledge of Microsoft Project Professional

  • Exposure to residential and commercial building HVAC processes and equipment.

  • Production support and Lean Manufacturing experience.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Travel requirement: Less than 10%

  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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