Manufacturing Manager, Blind Products in Waco, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

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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 seven (7) years’ experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
•         Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of that time in leadership roles.