Sr Project Engineer
Job Opportunity at Sterling St. James LLC

Posted on Sep 13

http://www.sterlingstjames.com    816-781-4686

Location: Kansas City, MO
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4165887

AREA:                        KANSAS CITY
SALARY:                   $ 95,000.00
Our client, a multinational company that develops, manufactures and distributes products for commercial vehicles, has commissioned Sterling St. James, LLC to source, screen and qualify candidates for a Manufacturing Supervisor position in their Kansas City Manufacturing location.
This is a fast paced position. You will be working in an environment that is in the early evolutionary cycle of driverless vehicles.  It doesn’t get any more exciting than this. Ground floor – leading edge!

Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for managing capital improvement projects in Assembly & Machining in a high-volume low-mix environment
Facilitate change processes.
Support company and quality assurance activities related to corrective actions
Be part of the creation and maintenance of a safe, clean, organized, and efficient world-class manufacturing environment through company and Lean Manufacturing. 
Contribute to a bridge building culture and act with 5C behavior. Engage in results driven continuous improvements.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for improvement and ability to inspire / influence teams. 

Manufacturing Supervisor will have the responsibility to continually and actively participate and support development of your team and cross-functional work, adapting too organizational and process changes. You are also responsible and are expected and have authority to temporarily stop any work or processes if safety, environment or quality is at risk.

This position is not for the “faint of heart”. The client is looking for the person who is running towards the fire – not away from it. The person who not only wants to put it out but the person who wants to know how and why it started in the first place.
If you want to make significant changes and be part of a dynamic organization in a leadership role, this may be your place.
This is a small to medium sized company so if you want to make an impact – if you want to be the “big frog in the little pond” instead of a “little pond in a big, big pond” and want to “take it to ‘em” then you should apply.

Needed Experience / Skills:
            Not many bullet points here – just be able to perform:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Mechanical or Manufacturing  preferred
  • Previous experience within the automotive business in a high volume, assembly environment.
  • Project coordination and team facilitation skills
  • Basic Problem-Solving & Quality skills
  • Strong Communication skills are essential
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills 
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) that enhance communication with people at any level in the organization. 
  • Experience in capital justification. 
  • Hours will vary. Will be expected to be flexible in terms of personal schedule.
If you feel you are qualified and this position is of interest apply by sending your resume in MS Word format as an attachment for immediate review.
This position offers an individual an exceptional opportunity to work with an organization of highly trained professionals. The leadership believes in continually investing in partnerships with its people and has been successful throughout the years due to the knowledge and commitment of its employees.
Your ideas, skills, experience and creativity are appreciated. This is a firm that is committed to your success and they will help you grow both professionally and individually. If you are assertive (aggressive when it comes to new ideas) and can get the job done working through others and if you have the confidence you know what you are doing you need to apply. This position embraces the future of automotive.

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