Engineering Manager

Date: May 22, 2024

Location: Florence, AL, US, 35630

Company: Southwire Company LLC

 A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

Location: Florence, AL

Southwire Job Description

In support of OPS at Southwire Company Florence Plant, the Engineering Manager will provide daily leadership and long-term vision to the Engineering department for Florence Campus.

General Description of Duties/Responsibilities:
The Engineering Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and measuring critical engineering processes and programs in the plant. Manages the day-to-day operations of the Engineering department including preventative and predictive programs, reducing cost associated with breakdowns, determining proper staffing and skill levels and training.  This position requires a hands-on approach with employees and equipment repairs.  Responsible for leading the engineering team in process improvement and implementation of manufacturing processes that support all functions of production and lean.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and 5+ years of related Engineering experience.  
  • Must have a good working knowledge of computers and the use of current desktop software. 
  • Must have a clear understanding of OPS principles and applications.
  • Lean Six Sigma experience recommended.
  • Must possess strong leadership skills as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Attracts Top Talent
Drives Results
Decision Quality
Financial Acumen
Communicates Effectively

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision) 
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays 
  • Long & Short-Term Disability 
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs 
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • Parental Leave 
  • & More 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Florence