Advanced Manufacturing Manager

Rockford, Illinois – Movement Search & Delivery   is working with a growing, multi-billion dollar manufacturing client. Due to their growth, they have a newly created position for an Advanced Manufacturing Manager.

What you will do: The Advanced Manufacturing Manager leads advanced manufacturing by developing and implementing new processes into manufacturing facilities. The role manages the design, development, and validation of new equipment and manufacturing processes, develops/releases successful projects and manufacturing methods, and maximizes efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods and work force utilization. The position purchases/arranges production equipment, materials, and parts based on product specifications, develops/implements product quality standards, and estimates resource requirements, workload assignment, production times and schedule for manufacturing processes, while also developing budgets for product manufacturing and upgrading processes. Additionally, the Advanced Manufacturing Manager supervises engineering teams and manufacturing teams, establishes strategic and tactical priorities and key objectives, and monitors organization performance.

What you will need: Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. Advanced experience in design and development of products within manufacturing. Extensive experience in the aerospace or automotive industry highly preferred. Experience driving technical supplier engagements and results with respect to improvement projects, change management and quality. Significant project management experience. Robotics knowledge. Experience with lean manufacturing. Experience with machine design or contracting with machine designers to lean out robotics and current capital equipment improvements. Ability to travel up to 30%.

What we offer: Honest and transparent representation to our clients…  it’s what we do.

If you have ALL of the required qualifications for this position and are skeptical about sending in a resume to someone you have never spoken with, give us a call. We try to rise above the recruiting rhetoric by giving our contact information in order to provide you as much information as possible. We go to great lengths to work directly with the hiring managers for the positions we represent so our job descriptions truly reflect the needs of the organization.

Please send your resume and current compensation to:

Greg Giltner
(Yes, this goes to a real person.)
(248) 297-5305