Manufacturing Manager

  • location: Saint Petersburg, FL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $130,000 per year

job description

Manufacturing Manager

job summary:
The Manufacturing Manager manages and directs all phases of assembly and test operations with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, and cost effectiveness to meet customer expectations and the corporate revenue plan. Experience in semiconductor and nanotechnology markets is preferred. Knowledge of plasma etching is preferred. The Manufacturing Manager's key responsibility is to maintain production within specific guidelines and to manage these tasks directly. This individual will lead, coordinate and actively participate in Value Stream and continuous process improvement activities. This position works closely with all departments and multiple levels of employees.

location: Saint Petersburg, Florida
job type: Permanent
salary: $100,000 - 130,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Initiates and leads process improvement activities to reduce costs, cycle time and improve
  • Trains employees in improvement techniques such as 5S, Kaizen, Value Stream and other Lean activities
  • Plans, organizes, and directs the manufacturing operations to ensure the most effective return on assets
  • Implements manufacturing strategies and actions plans to ensure that the manufacturing team supports corporate strategic initiatives
  • Establishes group and individual accountabilities throughout assigned departments for problem solving and cost reduction, both on a permanent and ad-hoc basis, depending on need. Encourages the use of new techniques and focus on fact-based problem solving
  • Develops and implements standard work to achieve operational, efficiencies, goals and objectives. Ensures planned KPI's of efficiency and performance are met or exceeded
  • Generates and forecasts manufacturing departmental budget requirements. Manages and controls spending in relation to changes in production volume
  • Initiates, plans, and processes which minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials, and capital. Assures attainment of business objectives and productions schedules while insuring product standards that will exceed our customers' expectations
  • Supports long-range planning through forecasting capacity planning, assessing manufacturing staffing and establishing individual skill set requirements with supporting development of plans to address future needs
  • Tracks competencies of team members and provides leadership and development as required to achieve the overall objectives
  • Promotes and continually improves safety focus initiatives by proactively addressing safety concerns while maintaining and improving housekeeping in all areas
  • Interfaces and provides production support to Sales, Engineering, and Customer Service for new and legacy product lines

  • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing Technology, Engineering, Business, or other related discipline
  • Minimum three years of experience with semi-conductors, nanotechnology, plasma etching, etc
  • Minimum three years of directly related experience, with demonstrated successful management of a comparable sized organization and manufacturing business processes
  • strong continuous improvement background with knowledge of 5S, Kaizen, Lean and Value Stream Mapping
Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics, technical journals and papers, and other related material
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively interdepartmentally
  • Ability to compile and analyze data, write reports, prepare and present technical information to various groups
  • Experience with forecasting, budgeting and resource planning

  • Experience level: Manager
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Lean
  • Six Sigma
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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