Methods Manager

Offer published on 2024-05-01
Location :
JUNCTION CITY, KS, United States of America
Sector :
RDI Tire
Contract Type :

Open positions

Methods Manager

Michelin is hiring!

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Exciting times at Michelin, our Junction City facility is going through a 100-million-dollar investment and expansion project. That means we are looking for a strong Industrialization Process Control and Method Manager to join our team. This position will start as a transitional role project managing aspects of the expansion project, after which it will develop into standard line support. 


This opportunity is in Junction City, KS Ag Track facility, located between Salina and Manhattan in the heart of Northeastern, KS. With the current expansion, we will be one of the best automated and tech-savvy facilities in the region serving the ever-growing agriculture industry. Just 15 minutes from Manhattan, home to the K-State Wildcats, there is a mix of downtown life, multiple outdoor hiking and lake activities, great places to eat, and college game day events to attend. Are you looking for an exciting career and not just a job? Come join our growing team. 



Responsible for the process: “Mastering Production Evolutions” 

Manage a multidisciplinary team (Product Function, Indus Mat, Uniformity Technicians, HQRI Method Technicians, Measure Definition Technicians, MTP Technicians, Curing Rep, Technical Assistants, etc.) according to the plant structure, which delivers to Obtention, robust industrial models that are adapted and optimized to plant manufacturing processes, as well as delivers the Methods to achieve Quality, Cost and Deadline Objectives. 





  • Lead and manage a team size of 5-10 employees 

  • Define Plant PDI (Industrialization Plan) and all its components, and follow for Product, Material, Process, and Methods domains. 

  • Provide MC technical support 

  • Provide definition referentials to shops, following standards of the Central Model (eg: green, cured, material, cure law, interfaces & joints, auxiliary materials) 

  • Provide method referentials to shops respecting Central standards and contribute to the finished product conformity 

  • Risk Analyses related to evolution/creation (PMPM²) are completed and updated regularly 

  • Implement best practices for Quality Assurance Methods, Central Standards (Uniformity, measurement, statistics, architecture, fiches techniques (FTP, FTC), and MMW/MDW 


*MMW - Michelin Manufacturing Way is our production system. It is how we manage our business and accelerate progress. 



  • Bachelor in Engineering required 

  • 4 - 8 years minimum experience in manufacturing required 

  • 3 years minimum experience in a leadership/supervisory role is required, preferably in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated flexibility in leading and training people 

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team by setting clear goals, providing regular feedback/coaching, leading by example, and fostering a positive work environment 

  • Critical thinking skills to analyze situations/data, find root cause, and implement solutions to eliminate and reduce the risk of recurring problems 

  • Analytical skills to objectively examine data, recognize patterns and make connections between seemingly unrelated ideas and concepts 

  • Project Management Experience 


Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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