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Sr. Engineering Manager

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0002621
Date Posted: Sep 25, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering_NewEngineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Senior Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Sr. Engineering Manager.


  • Manages all aspects of Engineering and Maintenance Department to include but not limited to processes, maintenance of equipment, continuous improvement, analysis of scrap data for current and new manufacturing lines.
  • Manages the development of methods, tooling, labor and set up estimates for new products and revisions for existing products.
  • Assures that design of new and redesign and/or modification of existing machines, equipment and manufacturing procedures are being satisfactorily performed.
  • Recommends replacement of existing equipment and provides long-range facility planning assistance.
  • Responsible for production liaison and engineering assistance for solutions to production engineering bottlenecks.
  • Provides engineering solutions to achieve the quality demands of the Plant as it relates to production machinery, tooling and manufacturing processes.
  • Assures that the design, specifications, construction and debugging of new tooling is consistent with needs, commercial specifications, cost justifications and time constraints.
  • Meet with product engineering groups and negotiate existing and new product design changes and project timetables, which will enable quality manufacturing at the lowest cost. Direct process control programs with plant, manufacturing, engineering and vendors, which will ensure products can be economically maintained to ensure product acceptability to the final customer.
  • Develop and approve operating budgets and administer approved budgets. Must report against operating budgets.
  • Provide technical training and technical work direction to support personnel and supervisors within the plant.
  • Conduct supervisory responsibilities concerning the hiring, training, counseling and discipline, performance appraisal, and assigning/prioritizing all work for subordinates.


  • A bachelor’s (preferably a master’s) degree in Engineering discipline. Over ten (10) years of experience as an engineer.  (preferably experience in automotive manufacturing)
  • Managerial experience will include five years supervising technical personnel.
  • Experience directing and applying lean techniques in a manufacturing environment.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Comprehensive understanding of manufacturing techniques, machinery and tools.
  • Familiar with maintenance work, plant engineering and utilities.
  • Familiar with capability analysis and other process control techniques.
  • Must be proficient in MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint. Some Access experience preferred.


Responsible for the direction and supervision of employees. 


Required to sit or stand and move about the facility.  Occasional lifting of items not to exceed 50 lbs.


Combination of office and plant environment.  May be required to use safety glasses and wear steel toe shoes while performing specific tasks or while in specific manufacturing areas.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks. Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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