Advanced Manufacturing Manager
Under the direction of and reporting to the Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, prepare recommendations and analyses for the development of new or improved manufacturing processes to execute sustainable breakthrough and cost out improvements. Establish manufacturing standard time values and gather data for the analysis of manufacturing processes and costs on complex and involved projects and make recommendation from the analysis.
Lead mid to high level manufacturing projects, providing direction, guidance and engineering expertise to team members. Facilitate project flow involving regular contact with engineering, manufacturing and other cross functional teams.
Drive and project manage major strategic cost, quality and delivery initiatives with aggressive focus on breakthrough process and technology improvements to achieve a substantial competitive advantage.
Lead new product development processes to support product strategy and product roadmap
Schedule, develop agendas to facilitate and document project meetings. Track project schedule to ensure adherence to timelines.
Make formal presentations regarding project status
Manufacturing / Suppliers
Investigate and develop component material and process recommendations
Interact with suppliers to develop product and process specifications that meet or exceed performance requirements while also achieving best in class manufacturing process capabilities.
Drive innovation and cost down solutions for processes and product
Process Design Analysis
Perform a wide variety of calculations and software aided analysis:
Knowledge of material and heat treat selection, Design of Experiments (DOE), FEMA, statistical data analysis and other engineering tools. A creative and innovative approach to problem solving is critical to be successful in this position.
Exhibit vision and foresight to test process extremes and build a robust risk assessment analysis matrix to ensure project success.
Provide multiple what-if scenarios to find best total cost solution. Well rounded understanding of financial impacts.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical or Automation technical areas preferred or equivalent work experience.
Minimum 10 years Manufacturing and/or Industrial Engineering experience required.
Enhanced specialty skills required for CNC Machining, Programming and Automation technology applications.