Job Vacancy Technical Engineering Manager Sterling Engineering, Inc.

Job title: Technical Engineering Manager

Company: Sterling Engineering, Inc.

Job description: Title: Technical Engineering ManagerLocation: Hopkinsville, KYHire Type: Direct Hire (Salary + Bonus) Overview: ?Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.
Job Summary: You will act as liaison to customers, the company, and to suppliers on technical matters relating to their products, processes, and innovation initiatives/customers. You will be accountable for site wide processes
Job Duties:

  • Leads technical initiatives for all manufacturing processes for the site
  • Manages 5-7 direct reports that range from interns to engineers
  • Handles the department’ s budget, current revenue is about $60M
  • Be the “ go-to” resource for all engineering related activities at the site
  • Liaises with Corporate Engineering to lead product development teams as needed
  • Leads yield improvement teams on site and brings external resources to bear to see projects to completion
  • Perform and oversee manufacturing process capability studies, as needed
  • Performs Return on Investment (ROI) calculations for improvements associated with investments whether they are people, technology or equipment related investments
  • Support the shop floor during required activities and product launch periods
  • Leads and executes equipment and process improvement initiatives including structured problem-solving methods.
  • Initiates and leads projects to improve equipment performance, reliability and cycle time, yields, including capital projects and project management
  • Manages workload priorities for the entire engineering team at the site and communicates time and cost status and changes to management, as needed.
  • Manages and executes engineering change control process within the guidelines of the existing quality system requirements.
  • Engages in lean manufacturing initiatives to improve safety, material flow, cycle times, productivity, and capacity.
  • Improves and develop competencies in core process technologies and maintains knowledge of equipment and manufacturing technology changes.
  • Leads 5s Events and Kaizen related events in conjunction with Continuous Improvement Resources
  • Participate in or leads cross functional team meetings.


  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a technical or engineering role.
  • Metallurgical Degree and/or experience working with metals, preferred.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma Tools and/or Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Knowledge of metal forming and analysis tools
  • Extrusion experience required

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information

Expected salary:

Location: Hopkinsville, KY

Job date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 22:15:38 GMT

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