The Focus Factory Manager has P&L responsibility for his product lines. The major objectives for this position follow:
Maintain Operational Performance so that:
1. OTD >95%
2. PPM < 10,000
Delivery Past Due $25K or less by year end
Meet year end Inventory Goal of $7.2M
Deliver Sales, Income and FCF Budgeted targets
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide operations leadership to a manufacturing factory team, utilizing DBS as the keystone of the daily activities required to deliver business results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and cost. Establish a world-class operations organization to support current and future challenges.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Provide leadership and communication to all team associates to ensure understanding and attainment of SQDCI performance objectives, daily, weekly and monthly shipments.
Utilize, drive, and promote understanding of DBS tools and principles to ensure the delivery of business objectives and a culture of continuous improvement. Develop and implement kaizen plans, daily management, lean conversion, and countermeasures.
Drive complete kanban conversion and maintenance as required to deliver OTD and Inventory targets.
Lead the Focus Factory Team of engineers, production leaders, material planners, quality technicians, and operators.
Ensure compliance with company policies and procedure. Take active role in safety awareness and accident prevention
Develop a world-class operations organization by providing training, coaching and counseling, and top grading as appropriate.
Ensure proper staffing levels, quality and quantity, to meet customer requirements and achieve productivity targets
Reports to Plant Manager
Direct reports include
Internal Relationships exist with all functional department heads and staff (i.e. Quality, HR, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Engineers, DBS Manager,Planners, Buyers, Master Scheduler, Maintenance, Customer Service and General management)
- Cell Leaders
- Cell Associates
- Factory Manufacturing Engineers/DBS Champions
- Materials Coordinators
- Quality Inspectors and Technicians (indirect reporting)
External relationship may include suppliers/vendors, Customers, and Auditors
MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE:
External & internal Rejects (PPM)
On-Time-Delivery to CRD (OTD %)
Past Due Sales Order ($) & (# days)
Cost (% reduction)
Labor efficiency/Productivity (%)
Others per Annual Policy Deployment Objectives
BACKGROUND AND SKILLS :
BS Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, or equivalent
Minimum 5 years proven shop floor operations leadership/supervisory experience in a multi-functional manufacturing environment
Working knowledge and advanced training in Lean manufacturing concepts and techniques with significant exposure to kanban managed supply chain.
Demonstrated ability to lead in a rapid changing, intense, and demanding environment.
Outstanding spreadsheet utilization skills along with proficiency in word processing and presentation software (MS Office). Oracle applications desired.
Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications
Familiarity in a military environment dealing with FAR/DFAR regulations
Previous experience in an aerospace setting
PERSONAL TRAIT PROFILE :
Excellent Communicator and Team-builder
Strong Interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills
Strong Negotiation skills
Multi-tasked, Flexible, open minded
Analytical, fact based problem solver
Commitment to Continuous Improvement
Decisive, fair, consistent
High Degree of attention to detail
Strong sense of urgency
Stress tolerant in a fast paced, result orientated manufacturing environment
Meggitt - 18 months ago