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Manufacturing Manager

Company: GracoRoberts
Location: Carson
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Manufacturing Manager, Carson, CAGracoRoberts is proud to be the single largest and most technically-focused specialty chemicals distributor to serve the North American aerospace market. As a premier full-service provider of engineered materials, we specialize in the distribution, formulation, and packaging of adhesives, sealants, surface treatments, paints, coatings, composite materials, shop consumables, and more.SummaryThe Manufacturing Manager provides leadership, direction, and resource stewardship to GracoRoberts' Resin Formulators team. As the operational leader for Resin Formulators, the Manufacturing Manager is accountable to set and meet the manufacturing plan for the business. This effort includes direct management of manufacturing, scheduling, packaging, labeling, and quality control personnel. The manufacturing plan must enable the company to set and meet key performance indicators (KPIs) including financial metrics, customer delivery and quality requirements, AS9100 compliance, and safety. The Manufacturing Manager ensures that operational objectives within Resin Formulators are aligned with GracoRoberts' overall business objectives and promotes company culture and values with the team. Finally, this leader promotes lean initiatives and constantly works to improve workflow and remove waste from our processes.In addition to overseeing the daily operational rhythm, the Manufacturing Manager is actively engaged and involved with the development and execution of the strategic roadmap for the Resin Formulators business. An eye must be lent to ensure that processes, systems, and people are positioned to scale the business model.Reporting Relationship---Vice President of OperationsPrimary Responsibilities---Direct management responsibility for Resin Formulators planning, production, packaging, labeling and quality control functions and personnel.---Collaborate with Leadership in developing and executing the strategic roadmap for the Resin Formulators business.---Oversee scheduling for Resin Formulators production and distribution repack work orders.---Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand. Plan capital expenditures to ensure adequate capacity in near- and long-term horizons.---Optimize equipment utilization and assess production capacity requirements. Develop business cases to support expanded capacity needs in labor, equipment.---Enforce company personnel policies for assigned staff, including hiring and termination, performance reviews, and time clock review and approval.---Maintain vigilance and sustain an effective safety program for all staff employees in coordination with company programs and initiatives, including enforcing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements, good housekeeping, and a safe and clean work environment.---Ensure Resin Formulators complies with all environmental and regulatory requirements across all levels of government (Federal, State, Local).---Identify opportunities for process optimization and cost reduction in the manufacturing environment.---Optimize inventory throughout the manufacturing process including raw material, WIP, and finished goods.---Establish, maintain, and effectively communicate department goals and objectives for direct reports.---Develop, maintain, and ensure effectiveness of the Resin Formulators staff training program.---Maintain the preventive maintenance and calibration programs for manufacturing, packaging and related equipment.---Responsible for all general facility maintenance.---Coordinate cycle counts of company inventory as it relates to manufacturing, packaging, and other related materials.---Maintain adherence to Quality Management System requirements for the department, including the development, coordination, review and approval of Work Instructions and Quality Records.---Responsible for helping to complete the expansion of Resin Formulators into a new space.---Other duties as assigned by management.Critical Success Factors---Safety: Maintain zero lost workdays due to work-related injury or illness.---Quality: Maximize yield and achieve zero Resin Formulators quality defects.---Customer Satisfaction: Strive for 100% on-time delivery.---Customer Satisfaction: Achieve 100% order accuracy for department processes.---Customer Satisfaction: Achieve 100% Resin Formulators schedule attainment.---Commit to Quality: Sustain AS9100/ISO9000 certification for the department.---Efficiency: Optimize the production schedule and minimize waste.---Turns: Maximize turns without negatively affecting on-time delivery.---Commitment to Growth: Support, review, enhance, and drive Resin Formulators business strategic roadmap.Education and Experience---Minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.---Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position with experience managing direct reports in a manufacturing and warehouse environment.---Strong, effective leadership skills. Ability to think tactically and strategically.---Technical knowledge in adhesives manufacturing strongly preferred, if not required.---Process-oriented.---Possess mechanical and technical acumen.---Experience in chemical manufacturing and formulation a plus.---Aerospace, Automotive, or High-Tech industry experience a plus.---Excellent verbal and written communication skills.---Fully competent in Microsoft Office Suite software and personal computer use.This position offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements:To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.GracoRoberts is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. GracoRoberts makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Keywords: GracoRoberts, Carson , Manufacturing Manager, Executive , Carson, California

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