Responsibilities and Duties: Responsible for the day-to-day operations and longer-term planning for manufacturing functions, including manufacturing, production control, engineering, inventory control, purchasing, and quality.
Defines goals, improves technologies, and resolves problems.
Develops operations related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures.
Responsible for analyzing customer demand against existing capacity and driving effective and timely implementation of CER’s to continuously improve deliveries, costs, and quality.
Responsible for analyzing manufacturing variances and identifying root cause. Assign projects to owning disciplines for implementation of corrective action. Measure for effectiveness to continuously improve manufacturing margins.
Responsible for continuously improving standard costs. Assign projects for standard cost improvements. Measure for effectiveness of improvement to meet customers’ productivity expectations.
Responsible for analyzing delivery and quality constraints. Use DMAIC process to identify root cause and assign projects within team for implementation of corrective action. Measure for effectiveness to continuously improve and control delivery and quality performance.
Responsible for assessing skills within local control (plant) and matching skills to requirements. Identify areas where improvement of skills is required and implement training plans to meet requirements.
Responsible to continuously drive towards lean manufacturing through the elimination of redundancy and waste.
Responsible for focusing factory team on driving continuous improvement projects in quality, costs, and delivery, through KPI’s Lean Manufacturing) and philosophy.
Plays a key role in the capacity planning process and leads the implementation of new capacity when needed.
Leads the annual budgeting and monthly forecasting process for the value stream.
Works closely with the launch organization on the introduction of new products.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business; with advanced degree preferred. Equivalent combination of education and additional operational experience will be considered.
Minimum five years’ experience working as a manufacturing manager and/or manufacturing manager.
Project leadership experience, with strong organization and project management skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of financial terms and concepts.
Knowledge of Operations Management and contemporary manufacturing/quality methods and systems.
Knowledge of Statistical Process Control.
Lean, Six Sigma, TPS, or DMAIC experience is strongly desired.
Demonstrated motivational and leadership skills.
Previous experience managing people and effective employee relation skills required.
Experience with computer-based Manufacturing Information Systems.
Experience with Inventory Management/Control systems.
Good working knowledge of MRP II planning and execution concepts preferred.
Ability to pass a “Fit for Duty” physical exam and pre-employment drug screening. 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:
Wear the proper personal protective equipment for each task, including, but not limited to, safety boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, dust mask, etc.
Climb up and down from equipment; climb up and down a ladder and work at heights up to 40’. Maintain proper balance while working at elevated level.
Occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds. Anything heavier than 40 pounds requires additional assistance.
Ability to reach with hands and arms and use hands to finger, or handle objects, tools, and controls.
Ability to stand, walk, crawl, and climb stairs regularly.
Ability to bend, squat, stoop, kneel or crouch frequently.
Ability to talk and/or hear frequently.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Ability to work both indoors (regularly) and outdoors (occasionally) in all elements.
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
Organizational Core Values
Quality: Quality is the backbone of everything we do. Our attention to detail even on the smallest matter reflects upon our corporate quality. The systems we deliver must operate flawlessly in the harshest environments on the planet.
Accountability: We honor the commitments we make to our customers, owners and each other. We accept personal responsibility for our actions and results and expect the same from others.
Teamwork: We foster an environment that encourages winning through creativity, continuous learning, excellence and collaboration. We practice leadership that inspires and promotes full participation and career development. We expect transparent communications and interactions.
Innovation: We foster an environment that encourages winning through creativity, continuous learning, excellence and collaboration. We practice leadership that inspires and promotes full participation and career development. We expect transparent communications and interactions.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Candidates for positions with SubCom must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
SubCom is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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