Engineering & Quality Manager

Job Description Barnes Group Inc. - Barnes Aerospace has an exciting and challenging career opportunity in its Windsor Division. We are seeking an experienced leader to play an integral role in directing and supporting our Engineering and Quality Teams and executing on goals and objectives for profitable, sustainable growth. Deliverables include ensuring milestones, budgets and technical commitments are met in accordance with expectations of the customer, the operations team and the business development group.   The right candidate should have a proactive leadership style and approach, the ability to lead by example, build collaborative teams, in alignment with our corporate values. The successful candidate should also be able to effectively champion initiatives to drive and support the continuous improvement efforts of the business and organization. If you are a high-energy, motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, please submit your name and credentials for further consideration. This role reports to the Division Manager. Required Skills Lead the expansion and sustainment of a committed quality culture throughout the entire value chain through influence and managing skills Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the engineering and quality staff ensuring they provide the necessary technical support to sales, manufacturing, and quality to achieve division objectives Oversee new product introduction engineering activities to ensure that milestones, budgets, and technical customer expectations are met Ensure that all manufacturing processes and tooling conform to customer, organizational, and governmental standards Direct the development of new and existing manufacturing processes assuring a competitive position Coordinate the development of manufacturing processing, tooling and N/C programs to support the processing of parts Drive continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs to produce legacy product Manage pre-production validation package for Customer approval: First Article Inspection or Production Part Approval Process Ensure the centers of excellence and vendor quality systems consistently meet or exceed customer regulatory requirements, AS-9100 Quality Management System, special processes and other customer specific requirements Lead containment, root cause analysis, corrective, and preventive actions (RCCA/CAPA); train and mentor other associates and suppliers to perform effective problems solving using standard tools (8D, 3P and 5Why, etc.) Manage the quality metrics, cost of poor quality to achieve business goals and optimize return on investment Lead, participate in and facilitate cross-functional teams on process control and optimization projects to stabilize and improve first passed yield; participate in other continuous improvement projects (i.e., Kaizen, Baseline, and Production Preparation Process (3P) Develop Capital Acquisition Appropriation Request (CAAR) to support business needs Required Experience 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with a minimum of 5 years of proven managerial experience; cross-functional experience in precision machining a plus Three to five years of supervisory experience. Demonstrated leadership effectiveness Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate change effectively Experience with financial modeling (Revenue stream vs. product costs vs. capital costs) Education Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering/technology required. Master's degree in related field  or MBA preferred.  Understanding of lean principles and techniques. Six Sigma Black belt certification a plus. 2950-271
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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