Engineering Manager

Company: Nissan North America Inc ( Learn More )

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Job Description Engineering Manager

Manufacturing Engineering

Type of Contract

Site / Location of Position
US - Canton, MS

Legal Entity
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA)

Posting Description
Nissan is a global company driven by the accomplishments of our employees. We find pride in our continued commitment to diversity and an exciting lineup of vehicles. Simply put, we are at the intersection of people, transportation, and the environment which keeps us at the forefront of innovation. With over 3 million vehicles produced at our Canton manufacturing plant, the work is challenging, your success is recognized and you will feel a sense of accomplishment at the end of each day. We're currently looking for a Trim Engineering Manager to join our team in Canton, MS.

The roles and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Monitors engineering and business process and vehicle issues and reports. Ensures issues are reported within designated time frame and obtains resolution including effective field countermeasures.
  • Reviews safety related files and reports all significant issues to other vital issue committee members.
  • Confirms the timely update and maintenance of engineering database information with regard to reported issues and component part return collections.
  • Identifies potential improvements and implements new department processes, systems, and tracking processes to obtain target goals.
  • Establishes customer focused quality targets and new technology to support brand image.
  • Provides market perspective for quality and design related issues. Assists and supports quality targets which effect vehicle warranty cost and customer satisfaction.
  • Specifies, designs, and installs new process equipment; facilitates modification and maintenance of existing process equipment; implements and maintains preventative maintenance program(s) related to engineering processes.
  • Assists with new project development, and resource and budget planning within assigned areas; facilitates project folder preparation, project management, and model and capacity studies with budget development.
  • Provides emergency engineering response to daily manufacturing support problems; provides equipment maintenance and management support by monitoring equipment performance, and conducting production equipment tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Assists manufacturing on productivity, ergonomic, quality and safety issues to ensure timely problem resolution.
  • Management Accountabilities: Has nonexempt through journey-level exempt subordinates or contractors. Supervises and provides leadership, coaching, guidance, training and staff development; interviews and selects unit employees.

  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience: Ten or more years of related professional experience.
  • Leadership Experience: Five or more years in a role exhibiting leadership and a minimum of two years providing direction to others.
  • Education: A related Engineering degree from a four-year college.
  • Computer Skills: Computer literate with strong command of MS Office applications. Experience and understanding of CAD and 3D space coordinates is highly preferred.
  • Travel: Day and overnight travel required
  • We are proud to offer employees a benefit package that is designed to enhance your well-being and reward job performance. Some of these benefits include comprehensive healthcare coverage, paid holidays, paid vacation time, 401(K), vehicle lease/purchase programs, and more.

    Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Put yourself in the driver's seat and apply today.

    All of us at Nissan - regardless of functional area or expertise - share a passion to design, manufacture and sell high-performance, fun to drive vehicles. Nissan is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all. Applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.
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