Manager of Production
VISION: Production Manager who can steer this operation toward doubling production over next five years. Niche design and manufacturing operation has excellent upside as a profitable business that serves global specialty markets. This role for a manager with a record of upgrading productivity and quality standards through the introduction of "best practices" and hands-on leadership.
OPPORTUNITY: Reporting to the President, and partnering closely with Engineering and Sales, you will lead a team of 80+ in purchasing, materials management, production, and assembly. Business model is an engineering driven innovative product design house tied closely to molding and assembly operations with some components outsourced. Your primary daily functions are to:
- Direct all production operations from demand planning to final assembly.
- Partner with engineering on product development and quality
- Manage inventory and warehouse from incoming materials to finished goods
- Manage all shipping and logistics
- Develop annual operating budget and oversee all capital expenditures.
Key objectives are to (1) target quick wins to reduce operating costs, (2) improve assembly and supply chain processes, (3) increase productivity (4) ensure high customer service support, and (5) plan for expansion.
REQUIREMENTS: BS/BA with 10+ years of hands on experience on the manufacturing floor directing production, purchasing, and warehouse ops. Equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of a degree for outstanding candidates. Injection molding experience is essential and must also have assembly experience.