Staff Engineer, Manufacturing & Maintenance Manager

February 19, 2024


taff Engineer, Manufacturing & Maintenance Manager Work Mode Onsite LocationOnsite at Bristol, PA Opportunity Responsible for leading the Maintenance and Manufacturing Engineering functions within the Robern organization to support production with day-to-day operation.This includes oversight of the maintenance staff and machine shop.The incumbent will be responsible for driving continuous improvement projects for cost reductions, enhancing quality, efficiency, and productivity.The incumbent would be responsible for planning and execution of plant maintenance programs so the plant will meet its production objectives.They will also provide input and support to cross-functional projects as it relates to the Robern Strategic Plan. The Staff Engineer – Manufacturing and Maintenance Manager is expected to support or lead the activities of several projects involving the planning, scheduling, coordination, and execution of the manufacturing projects. This multifaceted position requires technical innovation, as well as a moderate level of technical skill and leadership in the areas of project management, design, analysis, and development. The scope of the role includes leadership of the plant’s Maintenance Technician, Tool and Die Machinist, and Engineering Co-Op. The incumbent will develop and implement strategies for manufacturing engineering and maintenance that supports the Plant and Business’s strategic Plan. Specific Responsibilities Responsible for oversight of the Plant’s Maintenance Function as it relates to production equipment and other facility maintenance activity as performed by the Maintenance technician. Responsible for oversight of the machine shop through supervision of the Tool & Diemaker position, helping to support both production and New Product Development.Develops and implements Preventative Maintenance plans for current and new equipment as well as tracks operational performance and recommends / implements changes to process and equipment for improvement, driving and leading those projects. Provides technical training and support to manufacturing teams and responsible for SOP and Standard work creation for any new equipment, process changes, and support for any deviations or rework required. Supports the operation through troubleshooting and problem solving of issues on the Plant floor including analysis of components or products for compliance to drawings and any testing needed for support of changes.Provides technical support and direction to the installation of new equipment and systems, including the action and control of costs associated with these projects. Supports obtaining of cost analysis information for proposed modifications to existing products, materials or processes. Designs and develops new or improved processes to improve safety, ergonomics and effectiveness of manufacturing processes. Ensure adherence to all safety policies and will support safety initiatives as needed. Champions continuous improvement and cost reduction efforts to constantly improve the process and lower costs by researching, investigating, developing, and implementing new or improved manufacturing technology, and supports others in doing so as well.May provide support or input to the New Product Introduction Process through collaboration with other Operations personnel as needed. Skills/Requirements Bachelor’s degree in engineering from ABET accredited engineering program. Seven plus years Engineering or Maintenance related experience within a production assembly environment.Experience with automated equipment and integration preferred. Experience in Glass or metal fabrication product & process capabilities, evaluating metal stamping-tooling & die process improvement, standards and specifications experience preferred; working with aluminum extrusion is a plus. Strong working knowledge of SolidWorks is a plus. Six Sigma certification / Lean Manufacturing training preferred. Past experience with project improvement, machine and process efficiencies highly desirable Ability to work independently and within a team environment. Past experience in aluminum extrusion and glass-based designs, engineered solutions, vendor sourcing and manufacturing integration are preferred.Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $96,300 - $122,300. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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