ILX (www.ilxlightwave.com) , a wholly owned subsidiary of Newport Corporation, designs and manufactures a broad range of photonics instrumentation, including laser diode controllers and drivers, temperature controllers, current sources, optical power and wavelength meters, semiconductor laser/LED burn-in, test and characterization systems, and fiber optic sources. ILX distributes its products in North America, Europe and Asia, and its customers include Fortune 500 corporations, national research laboratories, and government and educational institutions, many of whom are already customers of Newport for other products.
In a manufacturing environment, the Operations Manager manages operations by overseeing and managing all manufacturing operations, including manufacturing itself, production planning and control, manufacturing engineering, inventory control, production outsourcing, materials functions such as purchasing, production quality control, execution of product RMAs, and shipping/receiving activities. This position defines goals, improves technologies, and resolves problems in conjunction with their staff, manufacturing engineering, planning and procurement. This position also works with the sales and customer support functions to translate customer requirements into manufacturing strategies and processes resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products. The job directly contributes to overall company profitability and growth through operations-related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures. In addition the Operations Manager takes responsibility for maintenance of safety and regulatory compliance relating to the production facility. They also have responsibility for recruiting, hiring, development, and evaluation of personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Newport Corporation - 12 months ago