Drive a culture of safety and compliance to environmental standards.
Encourages and promotes employee engagement to resolve business challenges.
Confer with management personnel to establish production and quality control standards; develop budget and cost controls and obtain data regarding types, quantities, specification, and delivery dates of products ordered.
Plan and direct production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
Manage materials and control plant spending by gauging production needs, overtime hours, scrap/waste material and utilizes lean processes to narrow and improve inefficiencies within assigned plant.
Drive continuous improvement in the Plant sponsoring use of Lean and Six Sigma tools and achieve and sustain maturity levels in our company Manufacturing System Model.
Coordinate production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
Review and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operation reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications and operating or production problems.
Identify the need for and installation of new capital equipment on plan and to budget. Revise production schedules and priorities as a result of equipment failure or operating problems.
Consult with engineering personnel relative to modification of machine and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.
Manage key projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree is required; Engineering degree preferred, Master’s degree preferred
Minimum 10 years working in a manufacturing environment required
8+ years of experience in plant leadership required
Previous experience mentoring and developing of 30 plus staff members
Demonstrated knowledge and experience required on Safety and Environmental regulations • Experience in lean manufacturing preferred
Experience working for a global manufacturing organization is strongly preferred
This position will have high visibility in the organization. Assuming success, this position will lead to future growth in the organization