Position develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected determine methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. May supervise the activities of others.
Review production schedules, engineering specifications, process flows, and other information to understand methods and activities in manufacturing and services
Supports production and provides technical knowledge for the successful completion of products in compliance with Engineering drawings and quality standards.
Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
Recommends and implements process improvements that will enhance manufacturing, quality and reduce cost of parts and assemblies.
Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods.
Specify and/or design tooling fixtures, special machinery, and equipment to facilitate the manufacture of parts and assemblies.
Perform failure analysis to determine root cause and apply appropriate problem solving methods.
Interfaces with design engineering on product designs.
Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education And/or Experience Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 10-15 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Mathematical Skills Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Outlook; MS Excel and MS Word software. Other Essential Duties Follows all import/export requirements, consulting with facility import/export personnel as required. Other Skills And Abilities
Basic Knowledge of ISO and/or AS9100
Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/6 Sigma/Kaizen
Knowledge of specific software (design, analysis, ERP…)
Active Government Security Clearance
US Citizenship with ability to attain/maintain government security clearance.
Ability to travel (domestically/internationally) approximately ___%.