Engineering Manager in Asheville, NC at Auria

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Specific Requirements (PSR):

  • Define product requirements and assumptions
  • Design, develop and supervise the engineering of applicable Products
  • Assist in the development of "the program" APR, PAR, work plans, product assumptions and budgets
  • Develop and execute E, D&D project budgets consisting of manpower, prototype tools, material, testing, etc.
  • Assist to establish price & strategy
  • Develop and negotiate SOW's with customers and vendors alike
  • Manage the initial program scope and contain scope shifts through the budget amendment process
  • Plan, manage and execute "the program" per the total program work-plan with minimal guidance
  • Deliver manufacturing feasible options through close coordination with Auria operations
  • Minimum approval point for E,D&D and all internal and external program cost, timing and expense reporting
  • Incorporate Auria standard product & process designs including lessons learned from past programs
  • Manage team effectiveness through disciplined use of product development tools and standards (i.e. EBOM, DFMEA, PFMEA, DFM/DFA, FEA, DVP&R, APQP, LPMP, PDM, DFSS, TS16949 etc.)
  • Manage the success of "the program" deliverables (i.e. cost, weight, investment, tooling, timing, quality, feasibility, craftsmanship, VA/VE, etc.)
  • Define and maintain roles and responsibilities of team members
  • Select, mentor and develop team members to meet individual position requirements
  • Participate and support corporate initiatives (i.e. Strategic Planning, Six Sigma, VA/VE, etc.)
  • Provide lessons learned and continuous improvement activities to ensure robust designs
  • Responsible for the execution of initial engineering release and subsequent changes
  • Manage the maintenance of engineering open issues and evidence documents in "Profile"
  • Manage initiation and tracking of engineering changes through ECN/RFQ system
  • Responsible for tracking/resolving AIMS and WERS Concerns & Notices through internal & customer system
  • Manage correct initiation of sample requests (B-Req’s) and identify recovery mechanisms as applicable
  • Ensure that G,D&T, Dimensional Control Decks and CRT packages are signed off by the customer on all products and incorporated into gage/fixture designs
  • Manage launch support, including onsite at Lear and customer manufacturing locations

Job Requirements

Education:

  • BS/BA Degree in related field
  • MS/MBA preferred

Experience:

  •  Requires 5-10 years

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong leadership, oral and written communication skills
  • Manufacturing and operational knowledge
  • Proven technical competence in multiple major subsystems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Project
  • Experience in systems and terminology

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