Mfg., Inc. a rapidly growing and leading manufacturer of
fine sporting firearms with locations in AL, NY, NJ and MT has an
immediate opening for an experienced Director of Manufacturing located
in Troy, Alabama. In
this role, the successful candidate will lead growing multi-site
manufacturing operations through a team of functional managers,
supervisors and leads in all manufacturing locations.
staffing, scheduling of resources, and training for direct production
employees to achieve business objectives. Specifically, develop
and execute manufacturing operating plans to achieve safety, quality,
delivery and cost (S, Q, D, C) metrics. Monitors and evaluates workflow
and collaborates with functional departments to make a recommendation
and implement process improvements with speed. Own overall
equipment effectiveness by driving enhanced quality improvements
increases in cycle time performance and reduce downtime ultimately
increasing equipment availability. Responsible for leading 200-300
employees across multi-shifts at multiple locations.
- Lead strategic planning for the
manufacturing organization in concert with senior leadership’s
business plan development process.
- At a factory level, develop and
scale the manufacturing organizational structure, processes and
metrics to accommodate rapid capacity expansion to increase
through-put while improving productivity.
- Provide direction and leadership for
employee relations through effective communications, coaching,
training, and floor engagement.
- Direct the manufacturing policy
deployment designed to transform the factories with the use of Lean
Manufacturing techniques and tools that drive S, Q, D, C; customer and
- Provide leadership for problem
resolution to facilitate fast improvements and improved working
- Provide leadership to create,
improve, implement and ensure compliance with standards for Cost
Control, Pollution Prevention, OSHA Compliance, and ATF Compliance.
- Lead the development of synchronized
manufacturing using lean technologies that balance workflow across
multiple factory interdependencies.
- Lead the development and
implementation of staffing calculators in support of current
production as it relates to man to machine coverage, one piece flow
operations, and cellular manufacturing.
- In advance of new product launches,
will develop staffing plans; improve existing staff utilization
coupled with new talent acquisition.
- Create and ensure adequate training
to current and new staffing while implementing cross-training
techniques and tools to maximize process coverage.
- Lead Industrial, Manufacturing and
Process Engineering Teams to identify continuous improvement
opportunities, develop and implement change management plans and
execute CI plans the deliver on business objectives and chart the
course fir out years.
- Lead the implementation of the
Kimber Operating System across multiple manufacturing locations that
drive consistent use of tools that deliver upon S, Q, D, and C.
years related manufacturing management including the following:
- Machining Operations: High
precision, high-tech and low tolerance discrete parts metal cutting
- Assembly and Finishing
Operations: Lead and/or had direct control and/or experience
overseeing assembly operations coupled with finishing operations that
included but not limited to paint, surface treatment, polishing, as
well as deburring.
- Six Sigma Green Belt required; Six
Sigma Black Belt preferred.
- Experience with MIM a plus.
- Rapid Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing
techniques / Tools.
- Technical skills in modern metal
cutting, finishing, and assembly techniques.
- Leadership: A demonstrated ability
to lead people and get results through others.
- Planning: Ability to think ahead and
plan over a 3-6 month time span.
- Excellent interpersonal and
- Excellent project and program
- Quality Planning, control, and
- Computer / MS Office proficient.
BSME Preferred: MSE/MBA
a competitive compensation and benefits package that
includes health and dental insurance, 401k Savings Plan, and paid time
send your resume along with cover letter and salary requirements to:
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