VP of Operations
Company: Aerospace, Snoqualmie, WA
Posted on: February 15, 2019
We are looking for a new Vice-President, Operations . The VP, Operations manages all aspects of the Operations department including strategic leadership further advancing ERP-based manufacturing operations business activities, capital equipment planning, establishing proactive lean and six sigma activities integral to continuous improvement in a rapidly increasing electronics assembly and testing production environment. Position responsibilities include all areas of operations management: assembly, test, purchasing, material planning, master scheduling and shipping & receiving personnel in an AS9100D QMS environment.
Essential Job Duties : Further advances and manages manufacturing operations business plans to include all program requirements, capital equipment, labor cost collection, cycle times, production costs and personnel staffing requirements. Provides leadership design to manufacturing input into the successful manufacturing of new product strategy and research and development of new and emerging products. Establishes production and quality control standards, develops budget and cost controls, and manages Master Production Schedule to drive all material and purchasing requirements. Provides leadership into the development of a manufacturing process plan, including personnel requirements, material needs, subcontract requirements, facility needs, and tooling and equipment needs. Leads management of all commitments for the highest quality, on-time delivery and production costs goals. Coordinates manufacturing activities with all other functions of the organization and suppliers to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment. Reviews production and operating reports and directs the resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. Performs administrative activities associated with the effective management of shop operations, including compiling, storing, and retrieving production data for reports. Manages manufacturing projects and/or programs as defined in the annual operating plan. Ensures employee safety is paramount in everything we do. Leads company commitment to the highest environmental standards. Ensures all employees are aware of and comply with all safety, company, government, and customer policies, quality procedures, and regulations. Assists in supplier material negotiations as necessary. Qualifications: US citizenship required to comply with U.S. DOD citizenship and ITAR flow-down requirements. Bachelor’s degree; and 5-7 years’ related experience. Strong familiarity with AS9100D aerospace quality assurance requirements essential. Knowledge and/or experience with FAA MIDO/FSDO quality requirements a plus. Knowledge of electronics assembly and testing strongly preferred. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Experience in a Master Scheduled MRP/ERP manufacturing environment required. Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. APICS certification/training highly desirable. Ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite is required. Strong commitment to Six Sigma methods and Lean manufacturing principles highly desired. Ability to pro-actively prioritize multiple tasks, while maintaining strong organizational leadership and communication, a commitment to safety, attention to detail, and a positive attitude in a fast-paced and continually changing environment. Ability to work cooperatively in a small team environment and have strong ethics to do what is right for the customer, the company, and fellow employees. Certified Six Sigma Black Belt preferred. APICS/PMP certification preferred.
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