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Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0009
Post Date 1/10/2018
Title Manager, Process Engineering
City Chicopee
State/Province MA
Shift/Hours First Shift (Days)
Description JOB OVERVIEW
This role is responsible for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes for golf balls. Serves as the operational lead for new product commercialization, working closely with the Carlsbad based R&D, team while developing and motivating in-house technical team. Collaborates with equipment engineering group on capital project implementation and with the QA/QC team on cosmetic and performance improvements. Has direct supervisory responsibility of process engineers and technicians. Responsible for process and product cost improvements, product transmittal to manufacturing team, and maintaining technical data and documentation.

•Product/process development for all new and modified golf balls
•Golf ball commercialization process owner as related to manufacturing
•Generate capital project requests, including cost analysis and justification
•Collaborate with equipment engineering group on design and execution of capital projects related to process improvement, equipment replacement, and new product requirements
•Support operations gross margin initiatives via productivity improvements, process improvements, new materials, and impactful cost savings programs
•Responsible for establishing and maintaining product specifications
•Responsible for establishing and maintaining product material bills (except for packaging)
•Responsible for establishing and maintaining manufacturing instructions
•Provide input to finance relating to product costs
•Works with outside suppliers for material development and qualification
•Conducts process capability studies
•Conduct raw material vendor audits
•Liaison between Chicopee ball operations and Carlsbad R&D team
•Develop new manufacturing processes
•Support quality initiatives and defect reduction via best practices and SPC methodology
•Support CI/Lean initiatives via active participation in staff green belt development and applied practices
•Comply with safety policies and procedures where applicable
•Provide technical support subsidiary and 3rd party manufacturing sites
•Maintain documentation related to new product development, production pilots, legal
•Acts in a supervisory role overseeing Process Engineers and Engineering Technicians to include coaching, training, performance reviews and disciplinary action when required
•Works towards improvements for process efficiencies
•Work in a safe manner following all PPE and standardized processes
•Perform all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
•Proficient in MS Office products, MS Project, statistical analysis programs
•Knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies a plus

•Bachelors of Science in Engineering or Physical Sciences
•Minimum 2 years’ supervisory experience

•The employee may be intermittently exposed to fumes or airborne particles
•The employee is regularly required to stand and walk for long periods of time.
•The employee will utilize office equipment considered to be normal such as printers, laptops and tablets as examples.
•Occasionally required to lift up to 50 lbs.
•Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification and it may be changed by management at any time. Other duties may also apply. Distribution of this item outside of the Company without an authorized release is a violation of Company policy.
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