Manufacturing Manager, Blind Products in Waco, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

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Job Description

Accountable for management of all resources assigned to a product-oriented Focused Factory with full profit & loss responsibility.  Develop and implement manufacturing strategies to facilitate on-time delivery of quality products to customers while maximizing profitability.  Manage raw materials and finished goods inventories to control inventory investment and achieve targeted inventory turns.  Maintain a positive employee relations climate.  Manage factory environmental health and safety performance.

  • Ensures full compliance with all company and government Environmental Health & Safety standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensures that profit targets are consistently met or exceeded.
  • Directs the Focused Factory in producing desired volume and quality of products according to production schedules and engineering specifications.
  • Directs production, inventory control, and purchasing activities.  Coordinates with Quality Assurance to produce products conforming to documented specifications.
  • Provides input to the Division budget development process for assigned Focused Factory.
  • Provides technical assistance to sales personnel and other Alcoa manufacturing operations.
  • Analyzes and directs the preparation of Capital Appropriation Requests to secure required capital equipment for projects which meet or exceed capital return targets.
  • Analyze manufacturing operations within the focused factory and fosters an environment of lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and teamwork.
  • Directs the activities of assigned human resources and makes recommendations on hiring, disciplinary actions, promotions, terminations and salary adjustments.
  • Maintains regular contact with Focused Factory personnel to monitor operations and remedy employee relation’s issues, seeking HR Department involvement when required.
  • Interfaces with the Division management team to develop and evaluate policies and programs.
  • Makes frequent contacts with suppliers to investigate quality problems, expedite orders, and negotiate pricing.
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with all levels of internal and external customers.
  • Performs all tasks involving hazardous chemicals or hazardous wastes in accordance with the SPCC Plan, RCRA regulations, and operation procedures outlined in the Huck Environmental Management System.
  • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Arconic Guide to Business Conduct.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to lean manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Performs all work activities in accordance with safety and environmental standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


•  Minimum of Bachelor's degree from an accredited university is required, preferred to be in Engineering, Business or Operations.

•  Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
•         Minimum of three (3) years of that time in leadership roles.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.