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Product Engineering Supervisor

Company/organization: CNH Industrial Reman
Contact: Jeremy Kelley
Phone: 417-893-2362
Website: www.whyreman.com

Primary function:

This position will be responsible for taking an assigned projects/tasks and following them through to completion. Position will also be responsible for managing team of technicians/personnel in developing remanufactured products. This will require the individual to work with various departments and groups to develop a strategic plan to achieve the desired results. This person should be goal oriented and a self-starter with technical aptitude. 

They must also possess good computer and communication skills.  


·  This position will be responsible for specific reman product development to achieve CNHi Reman SBP

·  Key driver of production safety, quality and efficiency

·  Manage expense tracking and work orders for related accounts. Participate in and support Open Book Management

·  Assist and maintain adherence to project timelines. Work within budgets using a balance of creativity and capital

Essential Responsibilities:

·  Manage product release projects from inception to production approval, including continued product support post release

·  Assist Product Engineering Manager with budgets and new product planning

·  Participate in APQP Process. Assist/communicate with Mfg. Engineer to determine capital required

·  Research information on new products. Must be able to lead and direct a team in all functions of discipline.

·  Work with CNH Engineering to obtain technical advice and authorization of remanufacturing techniques

·  Read and comprehend component drawings, service manuals, part catalogs, service bulletins, and engineering releases.

·  Supervise personnel/techs. Assist project coordinator/accounting department on setting cost standards

·  Supervise/assist/review creation of Bills of Material (BOM), including replacement % for core and new components

·  Supervise/assist/review creation of FMEA, work instructions, control plans, labor standards, production control documents, specifications, etc. Assist in the validation (ISIR’s) of aftermarket parts and new or secondary suppliers.

·  Review/assist with Change Requests (PCRs), Document Change Notices (DCNs), RER’s, & BOM change requests specific to product

·  Assist engineering buyer/materials to source and obtain pricing for new parts not currently in PICK

·  Assist/communicate with Mfg. Engineer to determine tooling, specifications, testing, etc for new product release

·  Assist/coordinate PPAP process for new product release. Submit all required documents to Product Engineering Manager for appropriate PPAP approval. Research product information for part number revisions and upgrades

·  Perform other duties assigned by the Product Engineering Manager. Timecard approval process. Review and report incidents and accidents. Collect and submit monthly engineering expense (tracking sheet)

Job specifications


·  Safety… Number one Priority.

·  Quality – Support the quality policy and ensure processes are being followed, trained employees, etc.

·  Cost – Participate in budget, capital, and daily financial tracking

·  Delivery – Focus of customer demand


·   Analytical Thinking: When faced with a situation, issue, problem they make multiple casual links between several potential causes of events, several consequences of action, or multiple-part chain of events. Analyzes relationships among several parts of a problem situation. ( Anticipates obstacles and thinks ahead about next steps, in detail, with multiple steps)

·   Communication: Conveys facts and concepts in a clear and understandable way, both orally and written. Able to convey technical information in ways that non-technical people can understand and act on it. They are able to prepare business reports, letters, memos, etc. that present information and provide recommendations in a complete and cogent manner. They select the appropriate media (email, voice mail, face-to-face, letter, etc.) for the information being delivered and are comfortable making presentation on familiar subject matter in front of groups.

·   Customer Service Focus: Take personal responsibility for correcting customer-service problems and corrects problem promptly and in a positive manner.

·   Flexibility: The ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups. They apply rules flexibly by alters normal procedures to fit a specific situation to get a job done and/or meet company rules.

·   Good Judgment: They evaluate trade-offs by identifying several viable solutions and evaluates each by considering the implications (pros and cons). They set priorities and choose the course of action closest to a win-win-win solution.

·   Initiative: Acts up to 3 months ahead to identify a problem, obstacle, or opportunity and take action in light of this identification.

·   Results Orientation: Sets out to exceed established goals by monitoring their performance and making adjustments as needed to exceed expectations.

·  Teamwork and Co-operation: Works to build team commitment to promote good working relationships regardless of personal like or dislikes. They build good morale or cooperation within the team, including creating symbols of group identity or other actions to build cohesiveness and encourage or facilitate a beneficial resolution to conflict.

Requirements (including minimum education & years of experience):

·  Minimum High School Diploma or GED, BS degree in technical or business discipline, BS degree in Engineering field preferred

·  Experience in manufacturing setting with progressive and technical responsibilities including Supervision

·  Project management experience 3+ years. Requiring hours of service that would average at least 30 hours of service per week.

·  Ability to use office equipment including personal computers with Microsoft Office products

·   Ability to develop/recommend appropriate assembly & testing processes for products to determine reliability, durability, and performance characteristic. Highly knowledgeable about product & components. Six Sigma certification would be considered an asset

·   Ability to read & comprehend prints - GD&T trainings preferred. Must be able to read MSDS sheets. Overtime 

·  Strong analytical skills/logic with the ability to put into action. Strong trouble shooting/problem solving skills

·  Knowledge of various machinery including welding, machining, wash, press and material handling equipment

·  Strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to communicate knowledge

·  Broad exposure to manufacturing processes, tools and equipment. Walking, Standing, bending, lifting, stooping, reaching.

·  Familiar with many drawing formats, units of measure, measuring tools and techniques

·  Good understanding of OSHA, ANSI and the EPA as they relate to industry and industrial situations is preferred


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