182301 - Engineering Manufacturing Liaison
3-6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineering Manufacturing Liaison for an opening in Tupelo, MS.

Under general supervision and with on-going review, this position supports program engineering and manufacturing by serving as a liaison between the engineering and manufacturing departments.
" Reviews and monitors program development progress and expedites critical path components and processes to maintain schedule.
" Evaluates and resolves engineering related production problems related to manufacturing, design, quality and material engineering.
" Maintains physical control of program assets.
" May negotiate lead times with suppliers and manage schedules for timely delivery.
" This position involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance.
" Identifies issues in engineering and manufacturing and utilizes resources for resolution.
" Reviews engineering specifications and drawings. Confers across functional areas to provide and obtain technical information.
" Coordinates delivery schedule of raw materials and sub-assemblies from contractors.
" Monitors and reports on progress of manufactured parts required for project.
" Assists in and/or monitors the design and development process by coordinating between various engineering and manufacturing departments.
" Coordinates engineering support for manufacturing requirements and ensures schedule parity.
" Maintains project specific prototype inventory control.
" Coordinates Manufacturing Service Request activities by resolving priority schedule conflicts.
" Monitors and analyzes open engineering issues affecting sales orders.
" Alerts planning department to open engineering issues that may affect manufacturing.
" Alerts engineering departments to sales order activity that may affect outstanding work.
" May conduct periodic program engineering/manufacturing planning meetings.
" Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
" Performs other duties as assigned or required.

o Must have a general knowledge of production and engineering support principles and concepts and a general understanding of practices, techniques, and standards.
o Must be customer focused and possess:
o the ability to use independent analysis and judgment in developing solutions to a variety of non-routine problems of moderate scope and complexity;
o excellent verbal and written communications and presentations skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences;
o excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees, managers and external parties; and
o excellent computer skills.
o Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

Accredited bachelor's degree in business, planning or a related discipline as well as three or more years of progressive experience in planning, coordinating and scheduling production operations. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Patrick Costello
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x181 or (800) 927-9318 x181

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.