H-1B Job Board

Finding companies that sponsor visas is a lot of work.
We've made your life easier by compiling top companies and startups that hire foreign nationals.

Manufacturing Engineering Manager - Fabrication

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Norman, OK, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
Build your best future with the Johnson Controls team

As a global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places and the planet. Join a winning team that enables you to build your best future! Our teams are uniquely positioned to support a multitude of industries across the globe. You will have the opportunity to develop yourself through meaningful work projects and learning opportunities. We strive to provide our employees with an experience, focused on supporting their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. Become a member of the Johnson Controls family and thrive in an empowering company culture where your voice and ideas will be heard – your next great opportunity is just a few clicks away!

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Paid vacation/holidays/sicktime – 15 days of vacation first year
  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care – Available day one
  • Extensive product and on the job/cross training opportunities with outstanding resources
  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment
  • Dedication to safety through our Zero Harm policy
  • JCI Employee discount programs (The Loop by Perk Spot)

What you will do

This position manages activities and allocates resources within the Manufacturing Engineering – Fabrication function to meet Divisional, Site, and Value Stream goals. He/she/they will lead a group of Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians to design and develop tools, controls, equipment, and processes to support manufacturing fabrication operations of HVAC light commercial units. A significant portion of the manager’s time is dedicated to team development, performance management, and organizational leadership responsibilities.

How you will do it

  • Serves as the manufacturing engineering lead for Norman’s Manufacturing Engineering team.
  • Provides direction and guidance to technician and engineering staff who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments.
  • Aligns resources and identifies opportunities for improvement within the existing processes and systems.
  • Builds strong relationships and collaborates with cross-functional teams including Operations, Maintenance Quality, R&D, Supplier Engineering, and Continuous improvement functions.
  • Ensures that inputs from all internal and external customers are understood, plans are appropriately developed, and drives accountability and execution to plans.
  • Utilizes excellent communication skills, demonstrating leadership communicating both up and down the organization.
  • Influences, guides, and manages internal/external resources to achieve program goals.
  • Provides significant guidance and approval regarding technical strategies and approaches.
  • Recruits, coaches, and develops organizational talent.
  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Creates an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Demonstrates effective change leadership.
  • Develops and executes organizational and operational policies that affect one or more groups by utilizing technical/professional knowledge and skills.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules to achieve department objectives.
  • Develops, monitors, and appropriately adjusts the annual budget for assembly department.
  • Strong Capital Planning skills: budget, application and project management

What we look for

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline
  • 10+ years of related work experience with metal stamping, welding, bending, punching, painting, cutting and foaming.
  • 5 + years of supervisory / management experience
  • Demonstrated track record of project management execution.
  • Proven successful leadership experience.
  • Experience with manufacturing process improvement and production tools (i.e. LEAN, DMAIC)


  • Master’s in engineering or business administration
  • Experience leading teams through culture change.
  • Ability to communicate at various levels of the organization.
  • Hands on management style


Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.