GreenbayRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Green Bay jobs

Manufacturing Engineering Group Lead

Company: Northern Star Industries
Location: Iron Mountain
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


As the Group Leader of the Manufacturing Engineering team, you will manage a diverse team of talented professionals who support the engineering and production of our manufactured products.


  • Provide daily leadership to team to ensure all safety, quality, delivery, and cost reduction initiatives are being executed and goals are being met
  • Lead and prioritize manufacturing improvements including fixtures, tools, machine utilization, and layout redesign
  • Ensure team members are conducting work in accordance with the governing quality manual, work instructions, procedures and standard work processes
  • Maintain standardized training and process documentation in accordance with the QMS
  • Promote and lead by example in the participation of "My Ideas", Coach, Problem Solving, Lean and other continuous improvement processes/initiatives applying these principles within the team to drive out waste and reduce costs
  • Lead team A3 strategic goals related to Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Cap Ex
  • Align relevant group metrics along with associated data collection to quantify improvements
  • Research and provide justification for new capital equipment to support manufacturing operations
  • Lead / participate in Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) activities
  • Teach and lead problem solving efforts using A3 thinking
  • Drive performance within team to improve results
  • Develop direct reports, onboard new team members, daily, weekly, and yearly coaching of employees to build an actively engaged workforce
  • Work closely with production, design, and project management leaders to ensure alignment on projects and priorities



  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field or equivalent in education with experience
  • Minimum five years increasingly responsible experience in engineering or operations management position in a similar industry. Experience driving strategic goals with guidance of direct reports.


  • Highly motivated with excellent leadership skills possessing the ability to drive initiatives and produce results
  • Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively align priorities to meet business needs
  • Adept at methodically analyzing problems and making quality decisions
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers and suppliers


  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing
  • Capital equipment analysis and justification
  • Demonstrated computer skills with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Creo (preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to execute change

Keywords: Northern Star Industries, Green Bay , Manufacturing Engineering Group Lead, Other , Iron Mountain, Wisconsin

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Wisconsin jobs by following @recnetWI on Twitter!

Green Bay RSS job feeds