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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Around the globe, we help cities and industries manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. We provide an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials to promote a cleaner more sustainable world for all of us.

The collective expertise and passion of our people, combined with a broad portfolio of over 10,000 technologies, makes us uniquely positioned to deliver solutions that positively impact the environment. Come be part of something special - start your journey today!

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will manage a team of manufacturing engineers, production planners and technicians that support the production of Engineered Equipment’s product lines. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will direct and coordinate the activities of the engineering department to improve the manufacturing operations through design, operating rate improvement, scrap reduction, ergonomic improvements, and tooling improvements. Coordinate the local installation, set-up, and overall readiness of new projects.

Key Characteristics

  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proven interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities
  • This position entails professionalism and independent judgment, and the overall ability to work with employees in all areas of the organization
  • Knowledge of assembly and manufacturing processes used in Engineering Equipment

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership, coaching, and development of team members ensuring positive and effective cooperation with cross-functional team members to ensure business objectives around safety, quality, efficiency, and new product development are met.
    • Directs department activities to design equipment needed to improve production.
    • Resolves problems using methodical data driven solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts.
    • Analyzes production trends, human resource needs, and customer demand to plan department activities.
    • Confers with management, production, and sales staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and production capability for new and existing products.
    • Design support for centrifugal pumps and membrane element housings.
    • Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or interdepartmental relations.
    • Provides direction and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations and develops recommendations accordingly.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.


      • Demonstrated leadership of capital / continuous improvement projects focused on meeting corporate and departmental goals
      • Effective at developing and managing a project plan to achieve desired results
      • Proven ability to achieve required objectives through the leadership of others
      • Strong problem solving / troubleshooting experience
      • Detail-oriented, highly organized, self-directed, and capable of interacting and communicating with all levels within the organization.
      • Ability to multitask and lead / prioritize multiple projects

        Desired Qualifications/Requirements:

        • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering
        • At least 5 years of manufacturing engineering work experience
        • Demonstrated people leadership work experience

          Working Conditions

          • Computer system data terminal
          • Quiet production environment utilizing Lean Manufacturing Principle
          • approximately 5% Travel

            We offer competitive compensation and benefits working in a dynamic environment with challenging projects and training provided to ensure your success.
            We realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We’re an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every level and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace!

Keywords: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions, Minnetonka , Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Engineering , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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