Plant Manager

QED Career Opportunity

Quality Electrodynamics is searching for a Plant Manager

JOB SUMMARY

The Plant Manager is responsible for all manufacturing, repair and work scheduling operations.  Lead an experienced team of professionals to plan, manufacture and repair product to meet customer and business expectations.  Key responsibilities include customer fulfillment workflows, plant organization and personnel, employee training and development, labor efficiency improvements and efforts/communications with cross-functional teams to meet quality expectations and resolution of issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accountable for the fulfillment of high-quality products to customers on-time and within cost expectations
  • Lead a large capable team of operational and technical associates to schedule, plan, manufacture and repair product to business and customer expectations
  • Drive the organization toward quality improvement while achieving lower task times and overall RF coil manufacturing cost
  • Continuously monitor and improve planning, manufacturing and repair processes to increase efficiency and remove opportunities for errors through the use of technologies and standardized workflows
  • Monitor and improve performance through the consistent use of leading and lagging operational metrics, goals and objectives which provide motivation and purpose throughout the organization
  • Responsible for managing and improving plant planning and scheduling tools enabling visual and system driven queues to production associates and supporting teams to conduct their work
  • Be a coach and spokesman on operational process techniques and methodologies that will improve business performance
  • Passionately coach and collaborate w/ Supervisors, Team Leaders and HR to develop personnel development plans and performance communication mechanisms for all associates
  • Maintain the highest ethical and business standards and foster a culture of productive cooperation and teamwork throughout the company
  • Ensure a safe plant working environment

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations, Science or related field
  • Experience leading manufacturing operations; leadership and/or management experience

Preferred

  • MBA or equivalent business experience
  • Medical device manufacturing preferred

Skills and Abilities

Required

  • Planning, scheduling, manufacturing and service operations aptitude
  • Strong working knowledge of MRP/ERP and plant planning systems
  • Strong leadership and supervision skills
  • Ability to develop solutions for and manage through difficult situations
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with intersecting departments
  • Clear written, interpersonal and communication/presentation skills

Preferred

  • Plant buildout / layout process expertise
  • Facilities/equipment maintenance and equipment installation expertise

Medical device manufacturing/operations expertise

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