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Director of Manufacturing

Responsibilities:

We are seeking a qualified, motivated individual to join our company as a Director of Manufacturing. As the primary director of our production operations team, you oversee the entirety of manufacturing procedures in our facilities, seeking out and identifying processes that can be profitably improved and optimized. You develop manufacturing plans and production schedules, establish and enforce safety protocols, and improve organizational performance wherever possible. This is a senior role, and our ideal candidate has considerable professional experience in a manufacturing environment, including experience in fast-paced leadership roles.

  • Develop manufacturing plans and production schedules that maximize efficient use of resources and minimize overhead costs
  • Develop plan for increasing capacity while maintaining quality and safety standards
  • Identify manufacturing and organizational procedures to be optimized and implement effective changes to increase overall profitability
  • Develop safety protocols to ensure worker safety
  • Manage and develop relationships with materials vendors
  • Ensure timely and safe shipment procedures, especially during periods of heightened demands

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversees and participates in the recruitment, hiring, and training of manufacturing employees.
  • Oversees schedules and assignments for the division.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.

Requirements:

**This position is ideally in Houston, but this is not mandatory. Frequent travel to India is required.**

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or another relevant field
  • 15+ years management experience in a factory environment (ie plant manager, production manager, quality manager, industrial engineering manager, maintenance manager, etc.)
  • Six Sigma or Lean Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, organizational methodologies, and vendor relationship management
  • Strong computer proficiency and excellent communication skills
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