The Director of Manufacturing will have overall management and profit/loss responsibility for the plant.
The Director of Manufacturing will work closely with; • The Quality Manager and QA team to assure we satisfy our customers’ quality and delivery Requirements. • The Sales Department to gain new business and grow the Division • Corporate Engineering to assure projects are implemented timely, taking a leadership role if needed on critical projects.
• Responsible for the profitability of the plant, working with the Company’s executive management team, this includes: o Managing the resources of the plant in an efficient manor o Assuring staffing levels are appropriate and productive o Assuring that raw materials/components are effectively used, minimizing scrap/waste, and optimizing inventory levels balancing purchase costs with carrying inventory o Reviewing production equipment, focusing on utilization rates while identifying potential bottlenecks and replacement needs. • Assure customer orders are satisfied timely, working with your production planning team to meet production commitments. • Work with Production team to assure inventory systems result in accurate, reliable inventory, approaching 98% accuracy. • In the absence of sales department personnel, meet with customers as required to address their needs and concerns. • Review current manufacturing processes and identify opportunities to improve efficiencies. • Maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program.Serve as plant’s Team Leader for Continuous Process Improvement Teams, evaluating processes to reduce waste, redundancy and other non-value added operations. • Identify root cause and lead corrective action implementation when process problems occur. Train staff to do the same. • Accomplish production planning human resource objectives by working with Human Resources in identifying, recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, assessing, coaching, and disciplining current production team; • Communicate job expectations; monitor, appraise performance, and review job contributions; plan, review and administer compensation actions in accordance with corporate policies. • Enforce operational policies and procedures to insure adherence to ISO standards and continuous improvements initiatives. • Work with Plant Team to assure effective utilization of Company’s MRP and other computer systems.
• 5-7 years of experience in manufacturing management with Profit and Loss responsibilities in a job shop production setting. • Strong technical aptitude is preferred; B.S in Engineering. • Plastic Injection molding experience is preferred. • Experience working in a medical or food grade manufacturing facility ideal • Strong understanding of ISO standards (preferably 13485). • Previous experience implementing and using continuous improvement tools such as; Six Sigma, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, etc. to drive productivity improvements. • Previous experience/basic understanding of budgeting/expense management with a basic understanding of financial information.
About MRPC MRPC is a single-source provider of innovative medical device components and assemblies. We specialize in silicone molding, two-material molding and micro-molding. Our extensive experience in the molding industry, combined with a commitment to innovation, means our engineering and manufacturing services are on the leading edge of technology.