Truck-Lite Careers

Director of Manufacturing Engineering

Department: Manufacturing Engineering
Location: Wellsboro, PA


Oversee/Manage all Manufacturing Engineering functions including all Industrial Engineering, Process Engineering, Plastics Process Engineering, Tool and Equipment Engineering and Machine shop functions.

Oversee the development of a departmental vision and strategy for Manufacturing Engineering including attention on global resources and related training and development plans for staff to ensure capable and qualified Manufacturing Engineering workforce. 

Oversee continuous improvement of processes, equipment, tools, fixtures, molds, systems, methods and work instructions.

Oversee the design of efficient and capable manufacturing and distribution processes, handling methods and packaging activities.

Provide expert guidance and technical advice on manufacturing process optimization, and problem solving

Oversee all new product/process start-ups and all assigned projects and related costs

Oversees all related productivity improvement projects for US manufacturing facilities.

Develops and implements the capital budget plan for US manufacturing facilities.

Participate and provide effective and contributing support for all Core Teams.

Support product engineering in the development, quoting and start-up of all new products.

Implement and enforce Truck-Lite policies, procedures and work instructions.

Confers with other department heads to ensure consistency in the organization's long-term planning.

Enhances internal organization processes and infrastructure in support of business operations.

Leads and supports the Manufacturing Engineering budgeting process.

Coordinates needed support to operations areas through intradepartmental interface for smooth workflow and cost-efficient product or service.

Coach and Mentor Manufacturing Engineering Department managerial/supervisory employees. Develop staff to ensure growth in existing roles and development of strengths for future roles within the Company. Train, develop and appraise employee performance. Coach employees and manage conflicts. Directly supervise the following:

Support manufacturing organization as a service department on new products, quality, process and tooling issues to meet production goals.

Investigate and develop new technologies to improve productivity and reduce costs.

Ensure the accuracy of Manufacturing Engineering information/systems and data.

Support regular US and occasional international travel requirements.

Support any other activities as directed.



4-year Bachelor degree required.  Previous experience with Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical.  Engineering degree is preferred with Lean Sigma background

Specific Skills and/or Experience with Software, Equipment, etc.:

Fanuc and ABB robot, Labview, Allen Bradly and Unitronics PLC, Minitab

Must possess good creative/advisory/informational/communication/problem solving/meeting skills.


Due to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) requirements, all candidates must be presently classified as a “US Person" which includes:  a United States citizen; a permanent legal resident (green card holder); or a protected individual (refugee/asylum status).


 For immediate and confidential consideration, please forward your cover letter including salary history and resume to:


Paul Alexander, Recruitment and Training Coordinator

Truck-Lite Co., LLC

11664 Route 6

Wellsboro, PA  16901


FAX:  1 (570) 724-0842

Employeur équitable, H/F/vétéran/handicapé



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