• Director Manufacturing Engineering/Continuous Improvement

    Job Location US-TX-Decatur
    Job ID
  • Company Overview and Values

    Why work at Entegris?

    Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

    Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

    Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: 




    The Role

    Entegris is seeking a highly motivated experienced Director of Manufacturing Engineering to join our team. This position will require building strong working relationships across the organization, developing partnerships to solve technical problems related to manufacturing cycle time, cost, quality, and product yield. The Director of Manufacturing Engineering will report to the Vice President of Operations and will be located in our manufacturing facility in Decatur, TX. This person will have leadership responsibility for an engineering team that will be based in both Decatur, TX and Russellville, AR.

    In this role you will

    • Provide technical leadership for defining, upgrading, and improving internal and contract manufacturing processes;
    • Design the manufacturing engineering team to provide global support to supply base and customer;
    • Establish and standardize manufacturing process and controls to be used across common manufacturing sites
    • Research and identify new manufacturing methods to be used to improve the overall cost, quality, safety and delivery of our products;
    • Assist with the development, planning and execution of the manufacturing strategy;
    • Work with product engineering team to transfer new products into high volume manufacturing as well as provide product sustaining support to existing products to achieve continuous improvement in cost, quality, delivery and safety;
    • Direct and develop personnel to improve individual performance through training, team and individual development;
    • Develop performance metrics focused on safety, quality, customer satisfaction, and process performance;
    • Develop the manufacturing engineering community to own the manufacturing process and identify as well as resolve issues from the supply base to customer use;
    • Ability to travel approximately 25%, domestic

    Traits we believe make a strong candidate


    • BS in Engineering, MS or comparable experience preferred;
    • 10-15 years’ experience managing highly skilled engineering teams;   
    • Expertise in materials science manufacturing processes and controls;
    • Ability to analyze products to determine critical components and related manufacturing processes to drive purity, quality and cost;
    • Industry experience related to high volume manufacturing
    • Proficiency with Lean and/or Six Sigma tools.

    Your success will be measured by

    • Ability to manage a wide variety of engineering disciplines in a dynamic environment;
    • Demonstrated ability to establish organizational vision and direction coupled with execution on implementation with minimal oversight;
    • Ability to weigh technical options and establish  a business rationale for following a certain manufacturing approach;
    • Ability to prioritize work based on the criticality of the business and resource availability;
    • Demonstrated capability to execute on New Product Introduction and drive efficiency improvement into our products;
    • Demonstrated leadership skills;
    • Ability to produce results when facing deadlines or commitments.

    What we offer:

    Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

    • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
    • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that’s all yours- no vesting!
    • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
    • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

    At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.




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