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Pella Corporation
Job Description
Come and join the Pella team as an engineering team leader with a focus on engineering, manufacturing processes, and equipment reliability in our Murray, KY location.  You will have the opportunity to make a unique and substantial impact on Pella Corporation.  The scope of this position involves leading and developing a group of engineering professionals in complex and multidiscipline engineering projects from concept through execution.  The engineering team leader coordinates and assigns engineering work across functions within the scope of assigned projects to ensure objectives in terms of quality, cost, and time are met.
If you are looking for an opportunity to do the work your most proud of and lead others, this is the position for you.  Apply online at  
Essential job duties and responsibilities for this engineering team leader may include the following:
  • Managing and improving manufacturing processes to deliver safety, quality, customer service and productivity objectives. 
  • Tracking and monitoring key performance metrics and projects to ensure short and long-term expectations are met. 
  • Developing engineering budgets for assigned department, prepares engineering documents including cost estimates, appropriation requests, projects schedules, design specifications, instruction specifications, purchase requisitions, and operating manuals.
  • Assuring that contracts are awarded to the outside vendors that offer the best value and appropriate quality.
  • Leading and/or actively participating in an Engineering Technology / Process Team. 
  • Responsible for the overall Engineering function, and the continued development of the Team within the assigned Plant and responsible for the overall Maintenance Program. 
  • Performing plant-wide capacity and floorspace analysis as needed.
Essential job qualification and requirements for this engineering team leader may include the following:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Math or relevant Science
  • At least three to five years related engineering experience
  • Ability to effectively present information, defend a position and address concerns is key to fostering collaboration.
  • Strong influential leadership skills are necessary when planning and implementing projects, improving processes as well as strategic initiatives. 
  • Ability to work irregular shifts and some Saturdays as needed
  • Ability to travel at a minimum to moderate level
  • Microsoft Office applications including Project, AutoCad, Mini-Tab (optional)
  • Experience leading a variety of Continuous Improvement (CI) events
  • CI Team Leader certification is preferred
  • Ability to apply technical and functional expertise, manage and improve processes, foster collaboration, establish plans, coach and develop people, lead courageously, and strategic thinking.
Engineers, Engineering Specialists, Technicians or Maintenance


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy.
Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment.  Pella participates in E- Verify.  Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment.  Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.
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