Senior Manufacturing Manager

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Belcan TechServices Peoria, IL

Peoria, IL
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If you are looking for a challenging full-time position that promises diverse and complex work with a top engineering firm, then join our team at Belcan Engineering! We are a privately held global provider of engineering services, primarily for the aerospace industry, but also for the energy and heavy equipment industries.

We offer competitive compensation, a relaxed work atmosphere and flexible scheduling designed to create a healthy work/life balance. And with Belcan facilities throughout the country, you will have plenty of options to relocate to new cities. If this sounds like the kind of company you’ve been looking for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you!

Belcan currently has a need for a Senior Manufacturing Manager to be involved with our Supplychain and Manufacturing Center of Excellence. This position will work with our customer to develop and lead a team to meet site specific manufacturing goals. This position will initially work at the Belcan Office in Peoria but will be willing to be travel to a customer site or in support of a customer geographic region. Job duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

Assimilate with customer and help define customer needs and provide expertise and staffing solutions to all phases of a manufacturing shop and its supply network.
Proven leadership, interpersonal, project management and managerial skills, able to develop and implement improvement plans.
Identify, offer, and implement staffing solutions to match Belcan staff to customer needs.
Familiar with a broad spectrum of manufacturing operations and processes in machining, fabrication, and APQP documentation.
Familiar with quality, throughput and/or cost improvement processes and documentation.
Travel 25-50%.


Must be a US Person (Cleared for export controlled material).
Experience in recruiting, hiring, managing and leading teams in a manufacturing environment.
M.S or B.S. in Engineering, Manufacturing Technology or equivalent amount of work experience involving manufacturing engineering.
10 + years’ experience and working knowledge of manufacturing processes, assembly, or fabrication processes.

Strongly Desired:

Proven salesmanship, leadership and managerial skills in a manufacturing environment.
Extensive experience with manufacturing – CNC programming, Lean/Six sigma concepts, Machine operations, Machine design, Equipment assembly, Tooling, Casting, Forging HT, fabrication, etc.
Ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members, as well as to managers and engineers in client business units.
Capable of leading the implementation of Lean manufacturing principles.
Experience with heavy equipment, industrial equipment, and/or automotive industries.
Experience creating and updating technical documents, reports, and standards.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Extensive understanding of product engineering concepts and applications.
Ability to be a self-starter and provide technical leadership and guidance.
Strong analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills.

As an employee with Belcan Engineering, you will be part of one of the nation’s largest engineering firms. We maintain a small-company atmosphere as well as open communication at all levels of our organization, allowing for much more dynamic decision-making processes. We offer flexible schedules as well as an excellent mentoring system to ensure that you have all of the knowledge and tools you need to meet a diverse range of engineering challenges. You will also have opportunities to advance to positions of greater responsibility, including management roles. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package that includes full benefits.

Belcan Engineering offers a competitive salary and benefits program which includes:

Medical, dental