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Engineering Manager

Saline, MI 48176

Posted: 09/05/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: BW80686995 Pay Rate: $110000-140000 / year

Job Description

Cardinal Staffing is partnering with an Automotive Components Company in the Saline, MI area for an Engineering Manager. As an Engineering Manager you will perform a wide variety of engineering, design, and technical tasks requiring thorough knowledge of manufacturing procedures and practice.


  • Introduce new processes, programs, products, and tooling systems to the manufacturing operation to improve overall productivity and maintain business opportunities.
  • Coordinate with corporate engineers and staff to establish and maintain ongoing technical improvement.
  • Manage tooling from initial design including tryouts both external and internal.
  • Ensure quality system integrity by departmental involvement in APQP, PPAP, customer and supplier issues.
  • Manage the engineering change process, as well as safety and ergonomic process improvements.
  • Overall supervision of engineering staff.
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned or required.


  • Understands and maintains information security requirements for access to secure or otherwise confidential information of company and its customers and suppliers.

CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer and supplier needs; meets commitments; develops positive relations internally and externally.
  • Communication – Communicates clearly and effectively with all team members (customer and plant). Works effectively with a variety of people with different personalities, and effectively leads projects to fruition. Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions. Edits work for spelling and grammar; presents information clearly and is easily understood.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies, procedures, work instructions and practices; completes administrative tasks accurately and on time.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions; responds to management direction; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Judgment – Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Computer/Information Systems Skills – Demonstrates ability to use the tools available (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Project) and able to find documents, policies, work instructions as required.
  • Continuous Improvement – Support company vision and mission for World Class Manufacturing. Generates ideas and suggestions for improvements.

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 2 year (or higher) technical degree or equivalent work experience

  • Act in compliance with the company Health & Safety policies and procedures including any applicable legislation.
  • Notify the appropriate personnel of any situation or condition that may contribute to product or system non-conformity.
  • Comply with the Environmental Policy and contribute to its goals and objectives accordingly.

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