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Engineering and Production Manager in Thomasville, NC at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

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Job Description


The Engineering and Production Manager will be responsible for providing overall leadership and support to the engineering, waste treat and select areas of production.  This position is critical for the overall performance and continuous improvement focus.  There must be a major focus to meet plant performance metrics relative to AOP but also a strong emphasis to mentor and raise the overall skill level of our associates to strengthen our ability to support growth opportunities.  Strong analytical and communication skills will be critical for the position to support continuous improvement efforts relative to OEE, TPM and SMED.


  • Oversee daily management of engineering, plating, assembly, packaging and waste treat as well as environmental impacts to ISO14001.
  • Support machining, CI and quality to achieve plant KPI targets.
  • Daily leadership of the engineering team to support growth initiatives and CI activities relative to SMED, TPM and OEE.
  • Oversee and lead CAPEX spend to plan and project status to plan.
  • Ensure TCP cost savings initiatives are identified and implemented to achieve plant performance.
  • Determine current skill set gaps to properly support facility and create / deploy development plan to close gaps.
  • Support OEE improvements initiatives to improve overall plant performance.
  • Oversee all compliance reporting related to waste treat, environmental and regulatory compliance requirements / permits such as EPA, State and Local reporting.
  • The ability to travel up to 15%


  • Utilization of analytical and lean tools drive improvement initiatives.
  • Ability to teach and mentor others at all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic planning with a focus on the utilization of A3 tools.
  • Demonstrates initiative and flexibility to find creative methods to solve problems.
  • Overall strong communication skills to both listen and teach
  • Ability and Experience developing strategic plans relative to engineer and production initiatives including previous experience managing CAPEX
  • Ability to teach and leverage the resources available to accomplish initiatives
  • Robust understanding and use of equipment effectiveness analysis, capacity utilization for both equipment and labor resources along with TPM programs
  • Ability and experience deploying SMED, JIG markets and visual management
  • Proven experience improving the overall skill set of associates
  • Ability to read and interpret product, process and tooling prints to support efforts on process improvements
  • Ability to lead / facilitate cross functional teams to drive continuous improvement efforts at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Ability to demonstrate and utilize problem solving skills to drive root cause
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • BS in Engineering or Operations Management
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience supporting production and Engineering in a manufacturing environment Minimum 8 years’ experience of People Management and Development  
  • Previous experience with environmental compliance
  • Thorough knowledge or equipment design and development to support startups and major machine rebuilds
  • Demonstrate successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and seeking out best practices
  • Previous experience in automotive or plumbing industry with machining emphasis
  • Strong strategic planning background


  • Previous experience in the automotive and/or plumbing industry
  • Previous experience with metal forming and high-volume assembly


Craft Your Career with Brasscraft Manufacturing Company!

The Company:

Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), with sales revenue over $7 Billion, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; BrassCraft®, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit

Brasscraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products, plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 70 years, with industry leading brands including BrassCraft®, Plumbshop®, and Cobra®.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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