The Manufacturing Manager performs work of considerable difficulty in directing, supervising and coordinating the manufacturing activities within the facility. There will be involvement in personnel policy decisions and responsibility for the facility’s adherence to Human Resources guidelines. The Manufacturing Manager will assist in determining the actual needs for material and equipment and make necessary contacts to various vendors to inquire about availability, prices and delivery. The Manufacturing Manager will be required to make daily inspections to ensure a smooth and effective operation, and the development and implementation of activities aimed at Continuous Improvement in the facility. The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for ensuring that manufacturing performance and efficiency goals are met and that appropriate workflows and assembly methods are used.
Determine standards, budgets, production goals and rates based on company policies, equipment and labor availability and workloads. Calculate labor and equipment requirements and production specifications to include inventory and requisition of materials, supplies, equipment parts or repair services.
Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules and other records and reports in order to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
Responsible for adherence to state and local codes applying to the manufacturing area, equipment’s condition and operation.
Ability to take charge of all emergencies and ensure responsible back-up is available in order to take corrective action as necessary.
Confer with other supervisors to coordinate Manufacturing and activities within or between departments. Communicate manufacturing bottlenecks, trends and failure data to R&D departments.
Recommend or implement measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality or efficiency. Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions. Confer with management or subordinates to resolve partner problems, complaints or grievances.
Ability to process and follow CAPA and ISO procedures.
Direct and coordinate the activities of partners engaged in the Sheet Metal, Paint, and Final Assembly Departments and ensure all team members have clearly defined and well communicated direction at all times.
Provide manufacturing approval of product work instructions, testing and mechanical specifications and assembly processes.
Provide weekly updates for production key metrics for the current and following month.
Review labor transaction reports and recommend routing updates to engineering including manufacturing operation changes and labor time updates for routing accuracy.
Plan and establish work schedules, assignments and production sequences to meet production goals.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent of work experience and college coursework
Five years Leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
Two years in the development and implementation of lean principles
Lean training and proven leadership and team building skills
Normal office setting and manufacturing environment with noise and uncontrolled temperature
|Reach Above Shoulder|
|Squat or Kneel|
|Lift / Carry|
|10 lbs or less|
|11 - 20 lbs|
|21 - 50 lbs|
|51 - 100 lbs|
|Over 100 lbs|
|Push / Pull|
|12 lbs or less|
|13 - 25 lbs|
|26 - 40 lbs|
|41 - 100 lbs|
|Other Physical Requirements|
|Ability to read from a computer monitor/fine print|
|Ability to speak effectively via phone/in person|
|Ability to hear via phone or in person|
|Ability to wear Personal Protection Equipment as required by position|