Responsible for leading and directing the Manufacturing Factory in all day to day operations and in implementing and executing long term initiatives to further the organizations efficiency improvements and factory value add functions. This role will manage the factory floor, execute and maintain updates to the production schedule, manage the direct labor personnel on the floor, own the execution of the manufacturing processes controlled work instructions, safety, cleanliness (6S), and support new product introduction within the company.
Direct and supervise production and test team Supervisors and personnel in a global environment
Time and attendance management tracking & scheduling PTO, managing sick time and over time, managing shifts, managing start/stop times
Develop a Capacity Staffing model based on capacity plan for Factory
Performance management; annual reviews, goals and objectives, feedback, disciplinary issues, staffing: interview, hire, termination
Ensure compliance with all processes, procedures and protocols within the manufacturing activity
Problem resolution; process, technical, material, personal, interpersonal, cross functional
Schedule and facilitate daily production meetings to prioritize workflow in fabrication, assembly and test work cells in support of the Master Production Schedule
Coordinate shipping and receiving priorities with logistics department
Ensure all tools are calibrated per calibration schedule
Be the primary point of escalation when personnel, supply or quality issues arise
Identify material shortages in production and coordinate expediting with Purchasing and Planning departments
Resolve problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
Makes budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor
Support implementation and maintain 6S and Lean activities in all areas of operations
Help to define and implement standard operating procedures and workmanship standards
Train and coach employees with job duties, safety procedures and company policies
Develop a capacity plan based on CT and forecast (labor, equipment) that will then drive a facilities plan as well as staffing plan
Maintain/Optimize training matrix and cross-training plan
Develop Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for each operation
Drive Continual improvement program (SSQA); Quality, efficiency, cycle time, first pass yield, etc.
Bachelors Degree required with 8-12 years of related experience
Possesses in depth knowledge of process improvement tools; PFMECA, SPC, 5-Why, 8D, DFX(MFG, Test, etc.,)
Strong mechanical aptitude experience in clean room manufacturing, heavy fabrication, assembly, and test preferred
Ability to develop presentations, present to audience; group training or status to senior level managers
Working knowledge of lean-sigma principles and tools; Demand Flow Technology (DFT), VSM, flow design, kanban, cycle time, takt time, line balancing, constraint theory, kaizen, 6S, DFT, and CpK
Experience with ERP systems (Oracle Preferred)
Working knowledge of MS OFFICE Suite, MS Visio, MS Access and MS Project
Basic understand of Mechanical (GD&T) & Electrical drawings
Excellent communications skills
Manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a calm presence/demeanor
Possess an unwavering commitment to quality
Core Quality Tools or quality system basics trained; ISO-9001 familiarity
Principals Only, Please.
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MKS Instruments Inc