Kyocera AVX

Manufacturing Manager - Immediate Opening

Biddeford, ME 04005

regular

Job Type

full-time

Job Status

bachelors

Education

No Travelling

Travel

Senior Level (10+ years experience)

Career Level


Purpose of the Position:

Manage, plan and direct all manufacturing activities in the Biddeford plant: establish and achieve yearly and monthly production goals; develop and introduce production equipment for output and efficiency.

Develop, manage and maintain production equipment to meet long-range business objectives.

Maintain proper staffing levels, monitor operator adherence to Standard Operating Procedures, and ensure that all operators are properly trained for their jobs.

Manage production supervisors and other direct reports as assigned by Operations Manager.

Working with Engineering to support new products and processes to support long-range business goals.

Set goals and budgets for production.

Formal Education & Experience Requirements:

* BS in Engineering or Science plus 5 years of related work experience or MS in Engineering or Science and 3 years of experience.

* Must have experience in a high-volume manufacturing operations, electronic component background preferred.

* 3-5 years supervisory experience.

Essential Duties & Requirements:

* Plan and implement original and revolutionary process methods and changes for long and short-term growth.

* Ability to use personal computer programs: Spreadsheet; Graphics and other computer programs related to production.

* Must be able to manage and direct efforts of subordinates to achieve goals.

* Ability to write clear and concise reports as well as organize and make presentations to all levels of AVX employees and customers.

* Coordinate technical issues with staff as needed.

* Schedules, plans and organizes all departments to effectively utilize labor and materials

* Coordinates with all shifts to make sure objectives are met.

* Establish and measure performance of department goals and objectives for subordinate supervision, and monitors training programs for supervisors as well as production employees.

* Identify process problems and initiate process improvements.

* Design and implement programs to reduce cost and improve quality and reliability

* Lead company in meeting goals in safety, quality, reliability and production.

* Working knowledge of Lean Methodologies and 5S principles.

Requirements

BS in Engineering or Science plus 5 years of related work experience or MS in Engineering or Science and 3 years of experience.

* Must have experience in a high-volume manufacturing operations, electronic component background preferred.

* 3-5 years supervisory experience.

KYOCERA AVX is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. (Consistent with obligations under federal law, we are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans.)

Benefits

Excellent starting salary, 401(k) with Company Match and Profit Sharing. Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 12 Paid Holidays.

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