Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Project Manager
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Springfield, Tn


Identify and implement improvement activities within the manufacturing process in the areas of safety, efficiency, quality and cost. The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Project Leader will champion 1-5yr improvement plans, direct the activities of technical and engineering team members and lead the industrialization of new products and processes.  The successful candidate will be both a technical leader and a leader of people, fostering collaboration and team building while upholding the organization’s core values. He/she will work closely with the food preparation organization on the development and continuous improvement of a best-in-class manufacturing organization.

Typical deliverables: On time, on budget delivery of all projects that meet objectives.  Support of all manufacturing processes and improvement initiatives.


  • Manage multiple projects and project schedules while updating project documentation for updates to key leadership
  • Lead and manage technical resources during the installation, commissioning and startup of a new factory including automated and manual process areas
  • Develop goals and work plans for technical resources for new factory startup and handover to plant operations
  • Works directly with operations in a team environment for problem solving, buy-in and support of new processes.
  • Lead and perform problem solving activities with cross functional groups.
  • Lead production feasibility analysis in virtual environments and ensure implementation of digital manufacturing solution.
  • Analyses production capacity, develop plan to shape manufacturing set-up according to strategy.
  • Support efficiency and improvement programs, in cooperation with Plant Manufacturing Engineering
  • Develop equipment, materials and process performance requirements.Perform vendor searches and equipment evaluation to ensure adequate capability to produce quality product in required quantities at an effective cost.
  • Generate capital investment request (IR's) required for new process implementation and controls expenditures to ensure compliance with timing and budget requirements.

Industrialize new products, according to Electrolux process:

  • Interface with R&D, Product Line, Quality and Plants for manufacturability analysis.
  • Define the Project Master plan with timing and investments.
  • Take care of Manufacturing Engineering deliverables for new Product Projects
  • Close cooperation with product launch

Minimum Qualification


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years’ experience managing projects
  • 5+ years’ experience managing direct reports (hourly & salary)
  • Strong computer skills particularly Microsoft Office applications (MS Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge and demonstrated abilities in problem solving, manufacturing, automation, waste elimination, project finances and process improvement.


  • Excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering design concepts and practices.
  • Problem solving skills and proven ability to solve complex technical issues.
  • Strong aptitude for details and data interpretation (Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control).
  • Possess the flexibility in reacting to new situations and adaptability for working in a new environment (Ability to deal with ambiguity and complexity).
  • Strong results orientation and positive "can do" attitude with a sense of urgency to get things done.
  • Self-starter; a "hands-on" individual who enjoys challenge and is dedicated to getting the job done with minimal support and direction.
  • Collaborative leader and team player.
  • Ability to influence people who are not direct reports.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills for negotiating, presenting and resolving complex and controversial issues and responding effectively to sensitive inquiries and complaints.
  • Schedule project timelines and follow through on all phases including safety, cost, quality and delivery.
  • Strong ability to work effectively within time constraints, changing priorities, and independently.
  • Ability to work within a manufacturing plant in various process areas (Metal Stamping, Fabrication, Finishing, Assembly, Warehouse)
  • Ability to work different shifts and flexible hours to support improvement activities

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'