General Cable Industries

  • Engineering Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Scottsville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2018 2:58 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Engineering Manager is responsible for planning and directing the activities of the Engineering group for the purpose of improvement of productivity, quality, capacity expansion, and for the production of new products and new materials through the development and application of new manufacturing technologies.



    • Develop, design, and maintain products that are able to be produced with the equipment on hand.
    • Direct supervision of the Engineering group.
    • Assure the specifications of the materials to produce the highest quality at the lowest price.
    • Utilize project management techniques to accurately forecast, manage, and coordinate project budget schedules.
    • Capital Plan - $4.8MM annual target - Prepare and update annually the capital strategic plan for development and application
    • new technologies consistent with the Business Strategy.
    • Productivity Improvements - $4.6MM annual target - Reduce costs of finished product while increasing productivity.
    • Work with managers to make quality decisions and develop a quality plan.
    • Develop, design, and maintain production processes that are most efficient.
    • MT Equipment – 68 Lines
      • 5 - RCCV Lines
      • 6 - Flat Extrusion Lines
      • 5 - Screening Lines
      • 10 - Wire Drawers
      • 4 - Rigid Frames
      • 2 - Double Twists
      • 7 - Tubular Stranders
      • 6 - Cablers
      • 4 - Test Bays
      • 19 - Auxiliary Lines



    Education - Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering


    • 7-10 years of process improvement management.
    • Proven success in project management.
    • Technical training at various levels of the organization.
    • Excellent team and leadership skills - as team member, trainer and developer.
    • Results driven individual who has demonstrated ability creating and working in a high performance manufacturing environment.
    • Good attention to detail and the ability to manage the bigger picture and have a "make the numbers, . . . " mentality.
    • Effectively manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with pressure on a day in and day out basis.
    • Ability to motivate, communicate and drive continuous improvement through quality.
    • Critical thinker with excellent analytic abilities.
    • Good understanding of business principles and practices and ability to create financial solutions with a bottom-line result.
    • Solid planning, budgeting and administrative skills.
    • High energy, demonstrates urgency and fast pace.




    Education - Master’s degree in Engineering or MBA




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