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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Director Of West Coast Manufacturing

Salinas, USA


Job Description


Strong growth manufacturing & assembly operation with an immediate need for a Director of Manufacturing for our West Coast operations. You should be a proven multi-site manufacturing leader responsible for providing leadership, planning & direction to multiple manufacturing plant operations.

Your experience should include single plant & production leadership positions (and multiple Plant responsibility) where you have been responsible for day-to-day plant operations including maintenance, P&L, shipping & receiving, assembly, and production.

Responsible for:

·         Develop and maintain manufacturing budgets and production goals for 5+ current plants within the West Region initially.

·         Responsible for manufacturing and logistics related activities for the plant operations including production, planning/scheduling, assembly, re-manufacturing, and transportation.

·         Oversees all resources related to manpower, assets, and capabilities for the region.

·         Direct reports include Plant Managers at the plants in the region and/or other category Managers.

·         You will assess plant performance against Operating Plans & Standards and ensures that plant performance meets goals and meets or exceeds customer requirements.

·         You will develop and maintain a favorable employee relations environment and work with staff members on their growth and development to ensure that employees feel encouraged and motivated to contribute at their full potential.

·         Ensures labor cost, equipment efficiency and material are optimized at all plants.

·         Champion Safety and ensure achievement of the plant’s safety objectives.

·         You will be accountable for the justification and cost control of capital expenditures.

·         Develops performance standards, establish the departmental engineering and documentation standards, identifies the customer needs (internal or external) and contract requirements.

·         Establish a culture of Lean Manufacturing in all plants.

You must be able to identify project tasks, develop plans and then implement plans. You should have experience driving performance in at least 2 plants. Looking for Lean Manufacturing & Six Sigma problem solving skills.


·         You should have 6+ years of manufacturing leadership/management experience.

·         You should have operating performance responsibility for multiple plants.

·         You should have experience developing KPI’s and metrics for manufacturing performance.

·         BS degree in Business or Engineering.

·         An MBA and/or a Master’s degree would be a plus.

·         We are looking for a proven multi-site manufacturing leader that is very employee focused.

·         You should have Lean Manufacturing experience.

·         You should have knowledge of manufacturing & distribution capabilities, process improvements, determine root cause, ISO experience, tooling, project costing methods, assembly procedures, bill of material structure, and computer skills.

·         You should have Operating and Capital Budget development, understand the P&L, and plant management experience.

This position has a base salary range of $125-150k + Bonus opportunity, benefit program, and relocation assistance.

Company Description
A dynamic, strong growth, company where you will make a difference!

Role: Director of West Coast Manufacturing
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Location: Salinas,

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