The Director of Manufacturing will lead the assigned manufacturing organization and drive success as defined by key operations expectations for service, cost, safety, and quality. Ensures coordination and integration of our strategies for operations Excellence, Organization Development, and simplification initiatives throughout the Manufacturing organization. While leading the Site Master Plan efforts, the position is responsible for overall site safety, security, quality, critical manufacturing, technical and facility engineering activities.
B.S or B.A. (preferably in engineering or business) required; MBA preferred.
At least 10-15 years of experience and exposure to all areas of manufacturing operations, including packaging, processing, warehousing and assembly. Must possess a strong knowledge of all areas of the manufacturing supply chain including production, packaging, and facility engineering, planning, logistics, quality, human resources, materials management and inventory control.
Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills. Ability to identify, mentor, and develop employees of diverse skills and backgrounds. Ability to understand financial data while utilizing this information to drive business improvement. Ability to recognize and achieve quality standards. Must be able to lead and develop talent within the organization while driving for success. Process oriented thinking and openness to continually drive improvement while establishing firm objectives. Strong understanding of root cause problem solving and best practices throughout the industry. All Microsoft Office products; AutoCAD and statistical packages desired.
Position requires moderate travel (25-50%)