Engineering Manager

Industry Segment: Steel & Specialty Metals

We are seeking an Engineering Manager for our client, a manufacturer in the metals and tubing industry in northern Mississippi.  The person hired for this position will be responsible for site-wide process and equipment improvements.  They will provide leadership and support changes designed to improve safety, quality, equipment reliability, performance, and manufacturing efficiency.  Ultimately this person will be a liaison to customers, the company, and suppliers on technical matters related to products, processes, innovation initiatives and customer service.

Location: Northern MS


  • Provides leadership to the engineering staff.
  • Leads technical initiatives for all manufacturing processes.
  • Serves as the “go-to” resource for all engineering related activities.
  • Performs and oversees manufacturing process capability studies.
  • Performs Return on Investment (ROI) calculations for improvements.
  • Supports the shop floor during required activities and product launch periods.
  • Leads and executes equipment and process improvements.
  • Initiates and leads projects to improve equipment performance, reliability and cycle time yields.
  • Manages priorities for the engineering team and communicates time, cost status, and any changes to management.
  • Develops, maintains, and deploys work standards for internal processes.
  • Works with Safety, Quality and Production to ensure operator training and proficiency.
  • Leads 5s Events and Kaizen related events in conjunction with Continuous Improvement Resources.
  • Collaborates to establish quality and reliability standards.
  • Establishes raw material standards for manufacturing and engineering requirements.
  • Devises testing methods and procedures.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical degree.
  • 10+ years of experience in a technical or engineering role.
  • Strong leadership skills with 2+ years of experience supervising an engineering team.
  • Metallurgical Degree and/or past experience working with metals, is highly desirable.
  • Experience with 3D modeling tools (SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Pro/E, CATIA etc.).
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma Tools and/or Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Knowledge of metal forming and analysis tools such as ANSYS, DEFORM, HYPERMESH, LSDYNA is a plus.
  • Experience with Statistical Process Control and statistical analysis preferred.
  • Proven track record of successfully building teams, managing priorities, and setting and attaining goals.

Travel Required: Minimal - As needed

Relocation Allowance: Yes


Full benefits – effective 30 days from hire:
Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA, Matching 401k, Life Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement

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