Senior Engineering Manager

  • Port Penn, DE


: $103,070.00 - $154,940.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Dentsply Sirona is the world s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. As The Dental Solutions CompanyTM, Dentsply Sirona s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better, safer and faster dentistry. Dentsply Sirona s global headquarters is located in York, Pennsylvania, and the international headquarters is based in Salzburg, Austria. The company s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. This position is location in the heart of Southern Delaware; located just 25 miles north of Rehoboth Beach and only 20 miles south of the state s capital, Dover. Also, we are centrally located east and south of Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington DC. Whether standing at a scenic point along the downtown River walk, or spending the day at one of Delaware s beautiful beaches, know that underneath the calm tranquility is the energy of a community on the move!

Bringing out the best in people

As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then we re looking for the best to join us.

Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:

Develop faster - with our commitment to the best professional development.

Perform better - as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.

Shape an industry - with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.

Make a difference -by helping improve oral health worldwide.

The Senior Engineering Manager plans and directs all aspects of engineering activities within the site. Partners with all site teams to ensure collaborative efforts at securing machine and engineering success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the engineering leader and technical expert for all manufacturing process at the site (Plant Support as well as strategic improvements)
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department.
  • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities
  • Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.
  • Assist with troubleshooting of production processes and plant equipment resulting in recommendations for corrections and/or modifications.
  • Plan projects and identify staffing, equipment, facility, funding, schedules, benefits, and product costs in an overall project master plan and present to management
  • Provides guidance and leadership to subordinate engineers. Establish and maintain an efficient organization through staffing with qualified personnel equipped to achieve the business objectives by planning and directing the activities of the group and staying within the budgetary constraints.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Education:

  • Requires an Engineering oriented BS degree Chemical, Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical or Control Systems Engineering. An advanced technical degree preferred.
  • LSS, Six Sigma certification from an accredited institution.
  • Experience:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years experience in an Engineering setting, high-speed automation, manufacturing or other Operations environment with at least eight (8) years in increasing management responsibilities of technical personnel.
  • Key Required Skills, Knowledge and Capabilities:

  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment.
  • Must have hands-on experience in chemical/formulations manufacturing environment.
  • Strong Leadership experience with tactical as well as strategic engineering functional role.
  • Proven project management experience within process engineering.
  • Leadership skills necessary to manage and develop a team.
  • Must possess interpersonal skills to tactfully resolve and implement changes as they occur.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of theories and practices within at least one professional field or recognized body of knowledge and a working knowledge of the principles and practices of other diverse professional fields. (Chemical, Mechanical Electrical/Controls)
  • Should also have extensive exposure to FDA and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliance. Previous experience with Validations (IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • Dentsply Sirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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