Engineering Manager - Manufacturing

Schneider Electric AU & NZ

Location: Adelaide

Job Type: Full time


At Schneider, we believe access to energy is a basic human right. We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

Reporting to the Manufacturing Director, we have an exciting leadership opportunity for an Engineering Manager – Manufacturing, Adelaide to join our GSC Pacific Products team. This is a Senior Plant role with responsibility for the development and support of production facilities, processes and personnel. You will be managing the investment in new plant and equipment, implementing digital solutions in-line with our global Smart Factory program.

Some of your main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing team’s development, improvement and maintenance of equipment and processes centered on customer value creation
  • Ensure equipment is available according to the capacity required to generate customer satisfaction
  • Globally optimize the entity’s facilities to provide the required flexibility and elasticity through layouts
  • Enable flat production structures, high commonality and lean (family) processing according to the Schneider Production System (SPS) principles
  • Drive development towards a continuous improvement culture

About You:

You are passionate and want to impact our business. As the nature of communication is fluid and increasingly important in today’s business environment, the role requires an adaptive and agile approach, and it also requires an ethical consideration of the brand values, essence, and mission. If you don’t have an engineering degree, don’t worry as we will be open to considering Electricians having relevant experience!

In addition, you possess the following relevant skills and attributes to be successful:

  • At least seven years of demonstrable professional experience in manufacturing engineering. Successful leadership experience of a team of trades or production personnel within a maintenance and manufacturing engineering environment
  • A degree in Electrical engineering, management or related discipline. Appropriate trade qualification
  • Knowledge of programmed maintenance applications, as well as hands on experience with workplace design and the concepts of production flow in a lean environment
  • Competence with the MS Office suite of applications




All applicants must have working rights in Australia at the time of application and will be required to provide documented evidence if selected for an interview.

Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles from external agencies or suppliers via any method. If any candidates are submitted in an unsolicited manner, we will consider this as a direct candidate application to Schneider Electric and no fee will be payable.

Why us?

Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive.

€25.7bn global revenue

137 000+ employees in 100+ countries

45% of revenue from IoT

5% of revenue devoted for R&D

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled

It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.

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