StepBeyond Solutions specializes in electronics manufacturing. We have searches for Director and VP Operations including this one in the Bay Area. Required is a solid knowledge of PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS, either as a user/pcba or manufacturer of pcb.
The Plant Manager/General Manager is responsible for directing all activities in the production area and leading a team of production managers to meet manufacturing goals, meet or exceed quality expectations and manage cost. Responsible for production planning decisions, training and development, managing performance and ensuring a safe work environment. Develops production schedules and staffing requirements for manufacturing departments and support functions.
This leadership position will report to the VP of Operations and manage the leadership team in Manufacturing, Purchasing and Maintenance. The qualifying candidate is responsible ensuring that manufacturing processes follow in accordance with (ISO Standards).
Key Duties and responsibilities
Provide leadership, direction and direct oversight to all functional management within including manufacturing, engineering, quality, maintenance, purchasing, Shipping and production control
Work closely with the other site management teams to help company attain world-class status through metrics, change management and continuous improvement
Together with the sales leadership and account managers, enhance the customer relationship through consistent execution and communication with the customer
Support and strengthen the brand within the industry by implementing best practices which support the customer experience
Develop a results oriented team, providing leadership and mentoring. Create a culture where employees have the authority to make decisions and are accountable for those decisions
Establish measurable goals, objectives and metrics for the management staff and associates
Set direction and ensure accountability for performance to these metrics as well as specific projects and continuous improvement activities
Communicate overall company objectives and direction, communicate all production, quality, and safety related issues accordingly
Respond in a timely manner to all customer or manufacturing needs. Must be available during off shifts and weekends
Recommend and implement changes to ensure goal attainment, ensure all jobs are shipped on time, facilitate collaboration across work groups and between Divisions
Other duties as assigned