Director of Manufacturing NY / Position Successfully filled

April 11, 2018

e have been retained by a well established Architectural lighting Manufacture.

 

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Director of Manufacturing Lighting
Reports To: VP, Operations
QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Education: B.S. Engineering or Equivalent Experience
Required License/Certificates: Six Sigma Black Belt preferred
Travel Requirements: <10%, as needed
Minimum Qualifications/Experience:  Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Management, Engineering,
or Business
 Seven years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with
focus on exceeding customer expectations while maintaining cost
effective, growth oriented operations
 Strong ability to develop direct reports and teams, build
relationships and serve both employees and customers
 Proven experience leading Lean Manufacturing implementation
including process improvement programs
 Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through
others
 Demonstrated ability to manage short and long term projects and
priorities.
 Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including
listening and written and verbal communication
 Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and ERP software
 Strong presentation and facilitation skills
JOB SUMMARY
Under the direction of the VP, Operations, this position will provide leadership of all operations functions that
support the value stream manufacturing activities within the company's Operations and provide daily management
to achieve satisfactory results in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity (+QDIP) for assembly, metal
fabrication and shipping.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
 Collaborate with other leaders to develop and drive the safety culture across the organization. Drive root
cause analysis to implement corrective action and preventative actions. In conjunction with safety team,
develop best practices and establish standardized practices across all factories.
 Coach and develop direct reports and other manufacturing leaders to build their leadership skills and
functional knowledge
 Participate in annual strategic planning process and partners with senior leaders in the execution of strategic
initiatives
 Utilize lean principles and techniques to drive continuous improvement across all factories. Develop an
improvement focused environment that engages all employees and drives standardization across facilities.
 Drive consistency across all manufacturing facilities to ensure consistent application of company policies and
procedures, as well as employee performance management. Ensure employee relations issues are managed
in a fair and consistent manner. Demonstrate strong leadership through effective communication and active
employee engagement creating a positive employee environment.
 Effectively forecast capacity needs through the Sales and Operations (S&OP) planning process and deliver
plans to respond to shifts in demand as necessary. Leverage capacity across all manufacturing facilities as
well as effective cross training programs.
 Ensure standardization across all manufacturing facilities related to operational processes and procedures
including safety, quality, cost, and output. Lead, facilitate, and support exceptional communication in each
facility and across facilities. Work across functional areas with influence and solid relationship building skills.
www.harwellandassoicates.com  

For over 23 years in the business Harwell and Associates Inc has recruited in the lighting industry. We are executive lighting recruiters that specialize in IOT, lighting jobs, solid state lighting jobs, LED lighting jobs, lighting controls, LED drivers and electrical industry jobs. As lighting technology changes, so do the needs and expectations of the leading manufacturers. We place only the best in the industry. Working with the right

 


 Understand, follow, and enforce all regulatory guidelines and rules for all state and federal regulations
including OSHA, EPA, DEC, NYDEC, DOL, etc.

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