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  • Manufacturing Engineer Manager
  • Manufacturing Engineer Manager

Manufacturing Engineer Manager


Directs, supports and supervises the manufacturing engineering team (process engineering, automation and controls, and industrial engineering) in support of operations as well as in the development of the various manufacturing processes of the company. Instructs the team with a culture and a continuous improvement approach by aiming for ‘’best in class’’ goals.

Key responsibilities and tasks

  • In collaboration with the Spectra Head Office team, oversees the installation and start-up of process equipment, the installation of workstations and associated documentation (layout, process flow, PFMEA, control plan, instructions working, etc.);
  • Sets the objectives and priorities of the manufacturing engineering department. Defines and maintains the performance indicators of his/her department;
  • Ensures the necessary and competent resources are in place in order to support production operations on all shifts;
  • Analyzes manufacturing processes and evaluates opportunities for improvement (reduction of non-added value, reduction of waste, improvement of resource utilization, reduction of cycle times, efficiency of machines % OEE, etc.) with an APQP approach;
  • Leads and manages improvement and expansion projects. Develops plans, creates timelines and communicates them to the organization, coordinates activities and executes them, ensures the effective use of human and material resources to achieve the set objectives;
  • Drafts the specifications and participates in the decision of contracts for the purchase of equipment and technical services (contractors);
  • Participates in the development of project quoting activities;
  • Keeps abreast of the latest technologies associated with our industry;
  • Plans and manages the department's budget;
  • Works towards continuous improvement;
  • Regularly reviews and maintains processes affecting the manufacturing engineering department (equipment development, validation of manufacturing processes, etc.);
  • Recruits staff and ensures professional development in appropriate areas. Maintains the skills grid;
  • Evaluates the performance of its staff and monitors objectives on a regular and rigorous basis.

Summary of Qualifications

Required skills

  • Manufacturing processes associated with the processing of metal products (stamping and thin sheet welding, automated assembly);
  • Data acquisition system;
    Design for Manufacturing (impact on component design and GD & T);
  • Continuous assembly line design (bottleneck, constraint theory, etc.);
  • Problem solving methods (8D, 6 Sigma, Shainin Red X, etc.);
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) development process;
  • Swedish laws and regulations on occupational health and safety;
  • Standards ISO 14011, IATF16949;
  • MS Office softwares (Excel, Project and Word) and AutoCAD;
  • Bilingual; English and Swedish (oral and written).

Required qualities

  • Quality leader, coach and motivator;
  • Promotes teamwork;
  • Sense of urgency;
  • High availability to support operations outside normal hours;
  • Excellent communicator;
  • Effectively manages multiple files at one time while ensuring timelines are met;
  • Makes decisions based on facts and data;
  • Ability to solve complex problems using recognized techniques;
  • Rigorous and methodical;
  • Has a valid passport and driver's license;
  • Be available for business travel locally (Europe) and internationally.

Education and affiliation

  • Bachelors degree in mechanical or industrial engineering;
  • Member of the relevant engineering association.

Required experience

  • Minimum 15 years of relevant work experience in manufacturing engineering including 5 years in technical staff supervision.


Spectra Premium AB

Phone: +46 (0)520 21 13 10
Fax: +46 (0)520 47 60 09

Stefan Janols

Phone:+46 (0)709 - 81 49 44

Den 12 november 2019 bytte TechROi Fuel System AB 
namn till Spectra Premium AB. 

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