The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19242

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/9/2018 11:48 PM)
    Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    The Supervisor of Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering and CNC programming provides leadership to all Value Stream operations for labor planning, project support, safety, inventory control, variance analysis and overall operational productivity and efficiency. The Supervisor’s team is responsible for operations analysis, engineering support, continuous improvement, inventory control and operational training and safety support for all Value Streams. Also provides strategic direction to operations for identifying and executing best practices to ensure a consistent customer experience, quality improvement and expense reduction. Accountable for ensuring that Value Stream capabilities are optimized for efficiency of capital equipment, cost effectiveness, and quality.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Duties Include but not limited to:

    • Lead and manage a team of Manufacturing Engineers by training, developing and coaching team members on a consistent basis
    • Lead team to evaluate current business processes and future needs in order to help design strategy and be an advocate for Quality Driven Management
    • Guide team to minimize waste by analyzing the workflow processes for “Critical to Quality (CTQ)” drivers while reducing cost and cycle times, and improving overall quality
    • Direct team to monitor, analyze and recommend ways to improve productivity, service, cost performance and waste reduction in all areas of operations
    • Participate in task force teams and management committees / projects related to total productivity and performance
    • Effectively analyze key business data and provide analysis for labor, equipment and facility optimization
    • Manage and develop reports that drive operational consistency and performance improvement
    • Identify, communicate and manage execution of operational processes and systems that drive operational consistency and performance improvement
    • Lead and manage cross-functional teams
    • Present status of projects and programs to all levels of management
    • Design and oversee execution on problem resolution, manage and resolve field concerns and/or feedback on specific programs
    • Apply understanding and practiced skills of IE principles including LEAN, Six Sigma, 5S, etc
    • Determines key priorities in the unit by maximizing the effectiveness of personnel. Measured by degree of leadership and effective communication established in realizing goals and timing of implemented plans to achieve budgeted and non-budgeted goals
    • Maintains and improves quality levels to established targets
    • Develops expense and capital budgets to achieve objectives and ensures they are met
    • Assists in the compliance of OSHA, EPA and health requirements
    • Performs supervisory duties such as appraisals, training, career counseling, guidance and counseling on the job-related and personal problems
    • Initiates, develops and implements projects required to improve inventory control, efficiency and operational expansion
    • Provides technical expertise and leadership to ensure that “shop floor” problems are resolved based on sound engineering concepts
    • Evaluates and recommends functional policy changes

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

    Bachelor's degree with one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Language Skills:

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Computer Skills:

    Accounting, Database, Design, Development, Inventory, Manufacturing, Spreadsheet, Word Processing


    Physical Demands:

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.


    Work Environment:

    Moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

    Core Competencies

    Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.


    Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


    Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.


    Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.


    Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.


    Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.


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