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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Shift: 1st 

Facility: 29500


Position Summary:
The Engineering Manager provides transformational leadership that inspires a high performing engineering group within Swagelok manufacturing operations. Results will be recognized through sustained accomplishments to quality, cost and delivery goals through the use of state-of-the-art manufacturing technology and lean principles.  Dynamically leads staff to achieve the stated project deliverables in coordination with quality and manufacturing management along with other engineering groups.  

Applies diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.  Responsible for building, developing and holding accountable a team of supervisors, engineers, designers, technicians and other technical associates.  Provides strategic direction for the department based on corporate initiatives and is responsible for building out a long-term vision of the future of manufacturing, in partnership with peers both within Operations and in Corporate teams.  Interacts with multiple sites and many levels of leadership while devising new approaches to problems encountered.  Responsible for assuring the appropriate technical skills, and supporting tools are present in the department to support current and future technical needs.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Build a team of engineering supervisors and engineers with a wide range of skills and backgrounds to support the array of technical opportunities present.
•  Partner with Operations, Quality Planning and product Engineering Managers to set an overall vision for the advancement of the manufacturing operation. 
• Assist with strategic planning for functional area, establish objectives and define and prioritize key projects to support the plan.
• Coordinate with other functional supervisors and managers to plan projects and allocate resources.
• Partner with Corporate Continuous Improvement team to execute a multimillion-dollar budget focused on strategically adding capital, maintaining the health of the shop floor equipment fleet and improving the Operations by removing waste, adding automated solutions and compressing cells to improve efficiency.  
• Communicate departmental project status to upper-level management (i.e. monthly reports)

Approximate # of direct reports (if applicable) – 3 to 5 engineering leaders; 50-70 technicians and engineers

Budget responsibility (if applicable)  – Responsible for departmental budget ($40M-$60M)

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:


•    BS degree in a technical discipline (engineering degree preferred). Appropriate continuous education.  Master’s degree or equivalent skills and experience is encouraged.

•    10+ years of experience in leadership (may vary depending on area).  

•    Proven abilities in leadership including evaluating, encouraging, motivating, 
disciplining and awarding others.  Applies experience and knowledge at an organization level.  Demonstrates the ability to complete major and complex projects and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Advanced problem solving and significant decision-making abilities.  Strong project management/product development skills.  Excellent oral and written communication.  Ability to think strategically and materialize a long-term vision into a simplified message.

Critical Competencies:

•    Self-Awareness: Self Confidence
•    Self-Management: Initiative, Adaptability, Emotional Self Control, Transparency
•    Social-Awareness: Service Orientation, Organizational Awareness 
•    Relationship Management: Influence, Teamwork & Collaboration, Conflict Management, Change Catalyst, Developing Others, Inspirational Leadership

Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

•    Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. 
•     Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law

Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.

This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.

Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Benefits, including employee stock ownership plan, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

12-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland