CSG (Manufacturing Services Division)
Oct 05, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

The Technical Leader, a critical member of the Engineering, Tooling & Production Support Team provides expert judgment, analysis and direction to the Engineering technical team for the development and implementation of processes required for the successful / cost effective manufacture of technical products that meet all customer technical and quality requirements.The Technical Leader provides the required oversight, input and direction to assure that manufacturing process directions, tooling concepts and designs meet or exceed all internal program goals (ease of manufacture, cost effective manufacturing and profitability) as well as all customer requirements (quality and delivery). The Leader relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while leading and directing the efforts of the Engineering staff. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESDirect and monitor the technical activities of assigned EngineersReview and approve manufacturing processes as requiredAssure that all manufacturing processes and tooling will produce a technical product which meets all customer requirements (quality and delivery) as well as internal goals (ease of manufacture and profitability)Full responsibility for all new products' technical requirements/issues including concurrent engineering interface with the customer to facilitate design/process changes which aid producibility and lower product costConduct process improvements through leading Six Sigma projects, design of experiments, Value Stream Mapping (VSM) and design review events to improve manufacturing process efficiency (continuous improvement), reduce cost, improve profitability and reduce product lead/cycle timeResearch, develop and execute, with the team, the plans required to meet business metric cost requirements to maximize product profitabilityResolve highly complex technical issues and conducts research as requiredRecommend alterations to product development and design (concurrent engineering) to improve quality of products and/or procedures for producibilityProvide the required direction and leadership to the team as necessary in order to create, develop and perfect manufacturing processes which are cost effective and conducive to ease of manufactureInvestigate and recommend machine tool and equipment needs to accomplish or improve the required manufacturing process capabilities or capacityIdentify related processing and manufacturing problems and identify/initiate corrective actions as required.Provide technical direction and leadership in recommending changes in design, specifications, drawings and procedures that will eliminate manufacturing problems, improve producibility and productivity, or reduce scrap/rework related cost and/or lead-timeEnsure the timely review of NMR activity is completedVisit supplier plants as required to assure that the supplier manufacturing process meets or exceeds all company and customer requirements (delivery and quality). Assure that the supplier manufacturing process will produce technical product in the required quantity and in accordance with the product delivery schedulePerform duties/responsibilities related to this position as assigned by the Engineering ManagerOversee and lead product/key characteristic audits as required by our customerAssist in shop floor personnel training as applicable and deemed necessarySupport bid and proposal activities for customer requests for quotesDevelop market awareness and promote company visibility effortsEvaluate, train, coach and when necessary, discipline employeesMust support all EH & S (Environmental, Health & Safety) requirements within the facility and improve ergonomics of associated tooling relative to each processDevelop and foster a team environmentLead investigations relating to customer quality concerns and product escapes.Maintain awareness of state-of-the-art technology within the company core processesOther duties may be assigned as necessary EDUCATION and EXPERIENCEBachelors Degree in Engineering or a related technical field, Masters degree is a plusMinimum 10 years experience in related industry with minimum 3 years in a supervisory roleMust have proficient computer skills in various design programs and Microsoft Office SuiteWorking knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, complex technical product knowledgeDemonstrated leadership experienceMust be a US Citizen SPECIAL SKILLSPossess the ability to work well with people in a team environmentDemonstrated skills in problem solving, situation assessment and conflict resolution are requiredMust have sound judgment to deal with particular situations, decide upon a course of action and implement swift resolution for closureAbility to oversee several simultaneous projects with the proper delegating skills and the precise amount of involvement without interference, allowing the specifically designated personnel to perform their tasksExceptional motivation, leadership, and team building skills required WORK ENVIRONMENTThe 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. The environment is of normal office surroundings and normal noise levels. LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to write routine reports and correspondenceAbility to speak effectively to employees in the organization individually and in group sessions

Company Description:

CSG is a Industry recognized suppler of talent to major governmental and commercial manufacturers who develop technology products for the Aerospace,Military,Medical Device and Communications industries.