Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Date: Jan 19, 2019

Location: Fort Payne, AL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can and 3rdEye – One Vision — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit

ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover’s commitment to operational and technical excellence makes it the world leader in the Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment markets. Dover is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under DOV. Learn more at


Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group - Heil Environmental

Location: Fort Payne, AL

Reports To: Heil Plant Manager

Department: Manufacturing Engineering



Provide planning, direction, and supervision for the Manufacturing Engineering Department relating to manufacturing facilities, equipment, processes, and procedures to achieve safety, quality, and productivity goals in a continuous improvement environment.  This individual will possess great communication, verbal, written and management skills. Individual must demonstrate prior experience with quality procedures such as SPC and FMEA and have sound knowledge of lean manufacturing and just in time delivery principles. Responsible for ensuring all production and quality requirements are met using a minimum of resources.  Provide key leadership in the implementation of lean manufacturing principals. 



  • Develop all required manufacturing and quality processes and equipment to ensure manufacture and timely delivery of product.
  • Manage and own the Manufacturing Engineering efforts for the company and provide on-going manufacturing / engineering support for new products.
  • Help manage the document control system. Write and manage ECNs.
  • Develop the annual capital equipment budget. Oversee the justification, planning, and execution of individual capital projects within schedule and budget guidelines.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all routers and labor standards as well as manufacturing procedures and associated documentation.
  • Seek out, research, develop cost analysis, and justification for new methods, procedures, equipment, and materials.
  • Evaluate production capacity capabilities of existing operations and recommend and implement enhancements as needed.
  • Champion quality improvement initiatives through six sigma process improvement projects.
  • Analyze production processes, work balance, production scheduling, capacity, and cell concepts to optimize crew distribution for efficiency, capacity, and lead-time.
  • Provide leadership for production efficiency improvement initiatives plant wide.
  • Participate in the investigation and assessment of sourcing options (and vertical integration alternatives) for key components.
  • Identify manufacturing variability issues and work with Design, Production, and Maintenance to reduce or eliminate variance.
  • Monitor production processes and then work with operations personnel to create standard work procedures, enhance flow, and implement Lean concepts throughout the plant including 5S, Kaizen, etc.
  • Develop and lead cost reduction projects.
  • Provide planning and support for new product introduction.
  • Seek ways to continually deepen the company’s understanding and accomplishment of key core processes of welding technology.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Responsible for the supervision of business unit employees involved in Product Development, Testing and Prototyping.  This includes performance appraisals, communications, training, and disciplinary action.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering field required.  Professional Engineer's license preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in fabrication and machining.
  • Experience in heavy industrial manufacturing preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ previous experience as a supervisor or manager.
  • Must have knowledge with actual experience preferred using the Pro/E CAD system.
  • Experience as a 6 Sigma black belt preferred.
  • ISO 9001 knowledge and experience preferred.
  • At least 2 years’ experience with machine and fixture design.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with developing, writing, and executing capital equipment and facility layout projects.
  • Must be a self-starter and work under limited supervision.
  • Must exercise substantial degree of judgment.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills.



Results Driven

Strategic Mindset

Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Alabama : Fort Payne

Sub Division : Heil

Job Requisition ID : 26024

Nearest Major Market: Fort Payne

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