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Value Engineering Manager

Value Engineer Manager

FLSA Status:        Exempt

EEO Class Code: Professional


The Value Engineering Manager will provide electrical engineering, project management and financial leadership to Engineering, Operations, Product Management and Strategic Sourcing in the evaluation and development of Design for Value projects for new products, cost reduction of existing products and development of cost-effective designs.

The Value Engineering Manager will report to the Global Procurement VAVE Manager of Encompass Onsite and will be responsible for the management and execution of assigned projects to reduce the total cost of ownership of equipment in support of the corporate annual cost improvement goals. This objective will be realized through productivity improvements utilizing VAVE tools and strategic cost management processes.


  • Responsible for creating, coordinating, and executing standardized work

assignments by utilizing self-directed teams or individual cleaning assignments

  • Lead or support global Value Engineering projects utilizing Society of American Value Engineers (SAVE) value methodologies across all regions (NA, APAC, EMEA).
  • Deploy VAVE program globally throughout Videojet to achieve total cost improvement goals
  • Achieve year-over-year material savings (productivity), quality and achieve on time delivery to customers.
  • Coordinate and facilitate Design for Value activities including product tear downs, data analysis, and workshops to determine more economic options for design, manufacturing, and assembly across multiple functions.
  • Lead cost reduction projects to reduce the material cost of goods sold for both internally and externally produced products.
  • Engage Lean Manufacturing principles and personnel where applicable.
  • Develop new and supporting existing Value Engineering (VAVE) processes and standards.
  • Facilitate training and mentoring of employees to embed VAVE tools and principles.
  • Manage the global Thermal VAVE team.


  • A BS degree in Engineering.
  • Electrical/electronic design experience an asset.
  • Previous experience in project management, electrical engineering, and manufacturing process support.
  • Strong strategic decision making, problem solving, facilitation, leadership, influencing skills.
  • constructing total cost of ownership (TCO) models and implementation of cost improvement projects
  • Ability to design for manufacturability and assembly.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Aware of lean manufacturing principles.
  • Contract manufacturer experience a plus.
  • PCB and PLM experience would be great.
  • Able to travel up to 20%.


  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • 5 years industry experience in a managing/coordinating role
  • 2 years training & development experience


  • General supervision is received from a professional supervisor who confers on

difficult problems and reviews completed work for quality of professional results.

Tasks are usually performed under little direct supervision allowing use of

independent judgment


  • Supervises all team members working in his account.


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