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Manager Engineer

Location:
Farmington, Michigan, United States
Salary:
120000
Posted:
January 22, 2018

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Joseph (Josh) Schultz

**** ********* ****, ********* ** 48348

248-***-**** ac34tz@r.postjobfree.com

Manager of Engineering/Program Management

Professional Profile

High-performing management executive with expertise in cradle-to-grave product development, product launch, validation, and post-launch activities.

Skilled strategist who transforms customer requirements into viable product lines, including budget, manpower, and resource allocation.

Experienced engineer with a track record of bringing projects to completion on time and budget, meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

Areas of Expertise

Strategic Planning and Leadership

CAD/Drawing Checker

GD & T

DFMEA

DV/PV Test Planning

APQP/TS/ISO

DFM/DFA

Automotive Occupant Detection

Budget/Resource Management

Staff Development

Human Resource Management

Customer Requirement Negotiation

VA/VE Activities

Product Cost Optimization

Injection Molding Design and Processes

Conductive Ink Printing Processes

Professional Experience

Manager of Engineering and Program Management, Lapeer Plating and Plastics, Inc., Lapeer MI

Manager from February, 2016 to Present

Oversee 8 direct reports, including Program Managers and Engineering staff

Created and updated APQP/QMS system to achieve ISO and TS certifications

Managed project resources, progress, completion timeframes and budget while meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

Oversee all product development, including validation planning, manufacturing processes, performance verification and customer approval.

Launched programs with GM, FCA, Magna, Flex-n-Gate

Created new quoting and budgeting model for new programs to ensure profitability

Assumed responsibility for Research and Development Dept.

Senior Engineering Manager, Takata Holdings Inc., Pontiac MI

Technical Manager from 2010 to February, 2016

Product Manager for the Occupant Detection Department for the Electronics Division of Takata. Responsible for P/L of four product lines, as well as future business acquisition.

Oversee 20 direct reports, with 20 matrixed reports included. Responsible for hiring, development, and evaluation of employees.

Managed project resources, progress, completion timeframes and budget while meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

Oversee all product development, including validation planning, manufacturing processes, performance verification and customer approval.

Design/Lab/Facilities Manager, IEE Sensing Inc., Auburn Hills MI, 2006 to 2010

Responsible for Design Group, Test Lab Group, and Facilities Management.

Oversee 12-20 direct reports of differing pay grades. Responsible for hiring, development, and evaluation of employees.

Responsible for all validation planning, test execution, and test reporting for occupant sensing product lines.

Responsible for all design files including 2D/3D CAD. Responsible for drawing accuracy and feasibility, including submission to the Manufacturing Group.

Oversee all facility operations and management. Negotiated new 5 year lease at substantial savings to company. Managed $250,000 building renovation, including design, permits and contractor management.

Systems Engineer, IEE Sensing Inc., Auburn Hills MI, 2002 to 2006

Designed and developed occupant detection sensors for vehicle passenger seats to be compliant to FMVSS208.

Responsible for system performance and compliance to customer requirements.

Negotiated system and performance requirements with customers, which included GM and Hyundai/Kia.

Systems Engineer, First Technology, Grand Blanc, MI 1998 to 2002

Designed and developed fuel cutoff switches, battery cutoff switches and various fuel system components for the automotive market.

Developed automated production lines for 1KK EAU fuel components.

Design Engineer, Hougen Manufacturing Inc., Swartz Creek, MI 1996 to 1998

Design Engineer, Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, MI 1994 to 1996

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, May 1994



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