Director of Manufacturing NY / Position Successfully filled
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.