Role details

Director of Manufacturing

Burlington   •   USD135,000 - USD165,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A chance to join a growing organization in Greater Boston
  • Senior Manufacturing/Lean focused leader with with room for growth

About Our Client

Our client is a global electronics manufacturing company with unique products within the space and a strong pipeline for future growth.

Job Description

Responsibilities of the Director of Manufacturing include:

  • Define and drive standardized work (SOPs) throughout all areas.
  • Implement, maintain, and enforce 5S discipline throughout the plant at all times.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the operations of production departments.
  • Lead process improvement practices to find areas for cost savings and increased efficiency across product lines.
  • Develop methods and procedures for manufacturing and production to meet customer demand and minimize cost impact.
  • Ensure physical and workforce resources are adequate to meet the organization's production schedule and efficiency.
  • Evaluate production and determine ways to improve efficiency of the production lines while ensuring the achievement of quality standards.
  • Lead continuous improvement activity and culture including leading Kaizen events.
  • Train, develop, mentor and assist subordinates in all of the departments that fall within the manufacturing or production process.
  • Manage inventory, shipping, and scheduling for the facility.
  • Motivate, organize and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure set productivity targets are met.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Successful Applicant

The Manufacturing Leader should have the following:

    • Bachelor's in Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering.
    • Master's or MBA is a plus.
    • Leadership and people management skills are essential.
    • Must be hands-on and have experience working on manufacturing floor.
    • 6+ years in a manufacturing environment. Strong Lean Methodologies, continuous improvement background (Certification is a plus)
    • High volume experience a must have.
    • Dynamic personality, ability to work closely with direct reports on manufacturing floor.
    • Excellent communication skills are a must.
    • Proven ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to an ever-changing fast-paced environment.

What's on Offer

On offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Growth
  • Potential bonus/profit sharing

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