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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager in Kokomo, Indiana

Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Job ID: 1042513

Career Area: Manufacturing & Production

Job Category: Manufacturing-Engineering

Location: Kokomo , IN

46902 , US

Date Posted: January 26, 2021

Brand: FCA Group

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Job Overview


The Senior Manager of Transmission Manufacturing Engineering Center (TMEC) will provide leadership for TMEC while working with the Global and Regional CoC leads. This will include managing the Capital budget using the Program Management System in order to deliver projects on time and within authorized funding. The selected candidate will be responsible for execution of individual TMEC projects for the NAFTA region of up to $100 million and a total capital budget of up to $500Million, while managing a team of 40-70 engineers and managers. Review production Key Performance Indicator(KPI’s) and develops associated Continuous Improvement Plans in alignment with World Class Manufacturing (WCM)-driven priorities and will be expected to develop and grow leaders in the Engineering discipline who are capable of driving results. He/she will be responsible for providing leadership in Early Equipment Management Pillar through application of EEM as well as champion MPI reviews and process improvements between plants.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Detailed Cost Estimate (DCE) generationDigital manufacturing execution

– Request for Quote (RFQ) generation

– Requisition generation

– Supplier selection

– Program management (installation and commissioning)

– Program launch

– MPI/BPI review and approval

– EEM project implementation

– Non-new model project planning and execution (coordination)

– Support supplier strategy

– Digital manufacturing development

– BOP development

– Specification updates

– Innovation and technology development

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field required

  • Minimum 10 years of Manufacturing Engineering and operations experience

  • Minimum 5 years in leading, managing and developing engineers or supervisors

  • Must have the ability to execute and demonstrate the proper application of WCM methodology to launch new processes

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Must be able to translate technical data and analysis into exec summary format for presentation

  • Strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills

  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the Powertrain organization

  • Demonstrated abilities to plan and execute large scale projects in time and budget

  • Domestic and international travel will be required

  • Ability to work overtime as required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a technical field

  • Automotive experience

  • 10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in a manufacturing environment

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.

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