Manufacturing Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina | Freelance | Job ID #57607 |
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Onward Search is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineerr to oversee and manage the teams in the 3rd shift manufacturing areas to ensure production lines are successful. Also, partnering in the noncompliance reporting/ documentation and process engineering projects in relations to printing and collating processing.


  • Manager/Supervises a staff of production personnel and technicians in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost (SQDC) elements:
    • Ensure production output meets customer requirements:
      • Unit production
      • Quality performance
      • Maintain acceptable product margin performance
      • Manage cyclical order demand order fulfillment
  • Specific work tasks:
      • Manufacturing capability
      • Production Numbering
      • Comp Room Job Prep
      • Maintain Production Daily Schedule
      • Responsible for mentoring and documents policy noncompliance
      • List Scheduling shift PTO to insure personnel coverage
  • Works towards achieving long and short-term business objectives:
    • Cross training personnel to insure coverage
    • Leads and participates in Kaizen events
    • Ensures continuous 5S activity with monthly assessments
  • Process Engineering projects.


  • Requirements listed in LMS for role
  • Product knowledge
  • Six-Sigma and Lean methodologies

Demonstrated skills/Experience:

  • Has successfully defined, planned, and facilitated the development of a manufacturing special process cell from start up to full production
  • Proven track record of measurable results with applied metrics to support a LEAN enterprise
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to lead a multi-disciplined team within a matrixed organization
  • Drive KPI consolidation to support all Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost (SQDC) initiatives
  • Ability to develop and execute project plans to include key milestones and objectives and report on such on a regular basis to various levels of the organization

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/mechanical engineering or equivalent education
  • 5+ years’ experience in leading-edge lean manufacturing or process-oriented environments in a supervisory or management level
  • Experience with production environments including designing, building, and/or debugging printing press and/or collators desired
  • Computer literate and experienced with Microsoft Office and SAP

Travel Requirements:

  • 0% travel may be required during peak periods

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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