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Country:  United States

Watertown, WI, US

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Job Code USA/CA:  WT - Management

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Country: États-Unis (US) 
Location: Watertown
, Wisconsin (US-WI) 
Location details: 

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


POSITION SUMMARY: This position manages the day to day activities of the manufacturing engineering team in our parts manufacturing center.  The responsibility of the Manufacturing Engineering Manager is to provide the leadership, experience and guidance required to drive our manufacturing process and production methods required to deliver high-quality, best-in-class crane products.  She/he will have the responsibility of creating/modifying the SOP for the manufacturing process including all routings and work instructions used by our manufacturing team.  They will work closely with the production and scheduling teams to assist with production bottlenecks.  The position also requires working with other internal departments (purchasing, customer service, design engineering etc.) to gather and pass along information that helps our production team meet or exceed our customer needs and expectations. 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Manages engineering staff members on project components to maintain timelines, project initiatives, and cost structures. Delegates project workloads and allocate resources to accomplish desired results.
  • Supervises product, process, plant, manufacturing, and engineering projects with the goal to improve process capabilities, drive down cost, and improve ease of manufacturing.
  • Manages the program creation for all CNC machines used in our facility ensuring availability of programs in a timely manner
  • Participates in production decisions involving new and existing products to assess/improve equipment & capacity.
  • Establishes and maintains an environment conducive to continuous improvement in manufacturing.
  • Directly assist all departments with improving Safety, Environmental, Quality, Productivity and Delivery. This can be accomplished through many means, such as; capacity improvements, capital expenditures, complexity reductions, lean improvements, equipment maintenance improvements, design improvements, etc.
  • Manages the qualification of new components, processes and manufacturing equipment that is incorporated into production.
  • Understanding of SAP and developing more efficient ways to input and extract data
  • Develop and report KPI’s for the Manufacturing Engineering team
  • Other duties as assigned






  • Positive attitude and true willingness to help our customers
  • Proven strong leadership, communication, and personnel management skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


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Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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