In a manufacturing environment, drives the long-range strategic planning process for Manufacturing operations by overseeing and managing all manufacturing operations including tactical day to day operation commitments, including Manufacturing, Planning, Quality, Safety, Production control, Manufacturing Engineering, Inventory Control, Procurement, and shipping/receiving activities. Defines goals, improves technologies, and resolves problems in conjunction with managers of manufacturing, quality assurance, engineering, and sales. Translates customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes, resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products. Develops operations-related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures, while delivering the revenue plan for the site or group. Maintains AS9100 Processes, Key Metrics, IPC Certifications, safety and regulatory compliance relating to the production facility.
Responsibility for meeting production requirements which support Mercury revenue requirements
Ensure that manufacturing and daily production objectives / plans are executed in a timely and cost effective manner
Ensure standards for safety, product quality, delivery and value are met and maintained
Drive the development and implementation of operating methods and procedures to eliminate bottlenecks, problems, improve product quality and efficiency
Drive sustaining engineering initiatives to modification of products, machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products
Create a culture of continuous improvement through kaizen. Drive improvements in safety, quality, cost and delivery through kaizen events. Implement tier meetings and standardized metrics
Ensure the factory is optimizing performance by implementing the appropriate lean methodologies
Define and develop the Manufacturing operational strategy. Lead the development of the operational excellence plan in support of the overall strategy
Instill a culture of problem solving methodology throughout the factory throughout the product life cycle
Establish and grow a, highly talented, high performance Manage the order Fulfillment process to ensure On Time Delivery commits to customers are met
Manage COGS through cost control, material usage efficiency, labor utilization, quality performance
Drive and assure continuity of supply
Owns the management of the entire product lifecycle within the factory
Measure factory performance and drive continuous improvement with regular business reviews
Implement daily, weekly and monthly KPI's for manufacturing, production and operations utilizing standard and customized metrics and analysis to demonstrate efficiency, productivity, and profitability
Select, develop, lead and coach the team with the goal of meeting/exceeding goals
Required Education and Experience
Excellent Communication Skills / Strong People Management skills
Previous experience in an Aerospace, Defense, of high Tech company is preferred
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management or similar desired
A minimum 8+ year's experience in a Manufacturing Operations leadership role within a factory environment. 5+ years in a Lean leadership role
Ability to influence at all levels of an organization. Demonstrated success influencing cultural change
Demonstrated knowledge and application of all TPS/Lean and Six Sigma tools
Excellent organizational, leadership, motivational, analytical problem solving and strategic thinking skills
A successful track record of being able to establish and achieve performance goals and objectives for quality, cost control, manufacturing efficiency and process optimization. Previous experience in leading OpEx initiatives
Experience transforming manufacturing sites through implementation lean methodologies while achieving revenue targets and targeted P&L savings
Experience in the development and or refinement of a company's Lean/OpEx operating system. Demonstrated development and execution of a company/operational strategy, while providing linkages to performance of day-to-day operations
Earned reputation for having successfully implemented lean management while driving the change management process across multiple locations.
Demonstrated business acumen and understanding of the P&L and balance sheet are required. Significant experience in identifying key opportunities that drive financial performance for an organization
Exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices
Why should you join Mercury Systems?
Mercury Systems is the leader in making trusted, secure mission-critical technologies profoundly more accessible to the aerospace and defense industries. Optimized for customer and mission success, our innovative solutions power more than 300 critical aerospace and defense programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., and with manufacturing and design facilities around the world, Mercury specializes in engineering, adapting and manufacturing new solutions purpose-built to meet the industry's current and emerging high-tech needs. Our employees are committed to Innovation that Matters.
We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions.
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Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.
As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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