Component Engineering Manager in Brooklyn Park, MN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 4/24/2021

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JobID: 383106

JSG is hiring a Components Engineering Manager for a Medical Device Company in Minnesota!!!

This position is primarily responsible to provide functional supervision to the manufacturing engineering department. The ME Manager will assist production technicians and project engineers in defining and developing processes prior to introduction into standard production and lead process improvement efforts and day-to-day support of production products. Managing new components and contract review as these projects transition into operations.


  • Provide support & supervision to direct reports for the timely completion of projects, initiatives and key activities.
  • Mentor associates and foster a learning and growth environment.  Perform evaluations at regular intervals.
  • Provides in-put for the budget process.
  • Organize a project plans with required actions.
  • Track and communicate project status, plans, issues, timelines, and action items.
  • Performs tasks to support the project engineers with the development of processes and documentation for new or modified products.
  • Works with technicians on developing processes and documentation for new or modified products.
  • Develops and implements process improvements for current production products.
  • Troubleshoot production processes when part failures occur.
  • Track key programs and report out overall performance.
  • Create action plans that will drive improvement.
  • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
  • Communicate with customers on process improvements and/or manufacturing changes.
  • Participates in the development of new products, work with customers to understand their requirements.
  • Lead small projects, including standard work.
  • Prepare periodic reports on project activities.
  • Assign tasks to engineers.
  • Provide support for contract review of new components.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to create new products.
  • Perform other responsibilities duties as assigned.


  • Incredible problem-solving abilities.
  • Interpersonal skills to manage a team on engineers.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage projects.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at any given time.
  • Above average oral and written communication skills at all levels for technical personnel and customer contact.
  • Operate effectively and maintain professionalism in an environment of deadlines and high workloads and adjust schedule or work hours to meet changes in priorities.
  • Willingness to travel, if required.
  • High ethical standards, good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated skills with project management tools, methodologies and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing people in a team-based environment.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Minimum Associates degree or equivalent experience.  Preferred bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in manufacturing engineering.
  • Strong computer skills, including the MS Office suite.
  • Must be able to read blueprints and interpret technical specifications and illustrations.
  • Above average oral and written communication skills at all levels for technical personnel and client contact.
  • Ability to work independently using available resources.
  • Must have demonstrated organizational skills to manage multiple priorities and schedule revisions.
  • Must be able to use lean methodologies and drive a culture of change.

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