Injection Molding
Engineering Manager

About The Company

Founded in 1926, my client is the #1 selling brand of outdoor handheld power equipment in the United States. The U.S. operations employs over 2,100 people nationwide, in a variety of positions from manufacturing, product assembly, manufacturing engineering, sales and marketing, and finance. Located on approximately 150 acres with over one million square feet under roof, where the company produces 90 products of high-quality, handheld outdoor power equipment including blowers, trimmers, brushcutters, and multi-task tools, as well as the number one selling brand of chainsaws worldwide.

Your Unique Role

Provide leadership and supervision to a dynamic team of molding personnel.

  • Reporting to the Business unit Manager you will be over a team of 5 and lead the development and implementation of new molding and materials technology to improve the productivity, quality, and profitability of molding operations.
  • Evaluating alternative materials to optimize overall product cost in addition to spearheading process improvements and cost reduction programs.
  • Oversee all aspects of molding and materials technology, driving projects from concept development to validation of implemented processes.
  • Lead the Molding & Materials personnel to continually improve molding processes to achieve optimum product quality at the minimum product cost.
  • Scan the external environment and benchmarks other manufacturing sites to stay abreast of technological advances in the fields of molding and materials. Establishes projects and initiatives to implement best practices acquired through this process.
  • Establish annual capital improvement budgets for Molding. Assures these planned expenditures align with and support the long-term strategic direction of Molding.
  • Establish long-term direction and planning for Molding operations. Leads with vision and drives a culture of continual improvement within the site and broader business.

What Is In It For You?

  • 401K with company match
  • Company Paid Pension
  • Health Insurance, company pays 75% of premiums
  • Bonus up to 15%
  • Full relocation

Seeking a Candidate With:

  • Previous Engineering Leadership experience in injection molding Manufacturing Environment.
  • Experience and ability to operate sophisticated molding equipment and sound knowledge of molding processing and variables.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading multiple complicated projects in both the short and long-term.

Location Information

  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • - Located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach is included in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area.
  • - Is a resort city with miles of beaches and hundreds of hotels, motels, and restaurants along its oceanfront.
  • - It is also home to several state parks, several long-protected beach areas, three military bases, a number of large corporations, two universities.
  • - Low cost of living and low crime rate to the national average.
  • - Voted the 8th most Playful City in America.
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Chris Lincoln

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