Product Engineering Supervisor in Pottstown, PA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Job Description

Engineering Supervisor has direct supervisory responsibility for a technical group within the plant. The engineering supervisor's primary responsibility is to lead, coach, develop and manage a technical team's performance to support plant objectives, measure and achieve KPIs, and complete critical engineering projects on schedule.


* Leads teams using known lean and six sigma problem solving tools to provide technical support and troubleshooting/ problem resolution to ensure factory safety, quality, on-time delivery, and cost targets are achieved.
* Partners with Human Resources to recruit and hire technical staff.
* Creates and implements training plans for staff.
* Mentors, Coaches and facilitates development planning of staff.
* Responsible for performance management of technical staff.
* Leads cross-functional project Management of engineering projects -- including but not limited to capital equipment, problem solving, new product/process/tooling/software development, cost savings, customer related programs.
* Process Monitoring and support of continuous improvement programs.
* Participates in engineering activities (design, analysis, process development etc) as required to support plant objectives.
* Champion lean methodology in manufacturing cells and drive team to COS excellence.
* Lead efforts in DFM review on new projects to ensure new products are launched with lean methodology.

*Other duties may be assigned*

Lead, develop and performance manage a technical team of typically 3-8 direct reports.

Must be able to work in a factory environment to include walking the factory floor and other related activated as well as working in an administrative environment.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas. Safety toed shoes or boots (ASTM 2413-11 standard) are required in specific manufacturing areas.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or Related field.
* Master's Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering Management, MBA or related field preferred.
* Previous experience in made to order manufacturing environment.
* Experience with Lean/Six Sigma Tools.
* Formal Problem Solving Training (RCA, PDCA, 8D, etc.) preferred.
* Experience with ERP system preferred.

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.


* People Leadership skills to lead technical team of approx. 3-8 direct reports.
* Excellent oral and written communications skills. Technical writing experience preferred.
* Able to adapt quickly to changes driven through organization strategy, continuous improvement or customer needs.
* Able to explain complex operations and methods clearly and concisely to other employees, suppliers and customers.
* Able to lead, participate in and advise cross functional project teams
* Co-operates with others and treats all with respect.
* Accepts responsibility for own actions.
* Willingly accepts feedback from others.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled