Manufacturing Manager in Dover, NJ at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Lead by example that Safety is a way of life
  • Sets a high standard for ethics and compliance, ensuring business processes adhere to our business conduct policies and procedures.  
  • Provide leadership, direction and customer focus in meeting the short and long term goals and objectives of the Business.  
  • Partner with finance and the operations team to prepare forecasts.
  • Monitor financial performance daily through the daily P&L (Shipment/ Sales, Variable Costs, Labor Efficiency, Absorption and Net Production are key daily metrics).
  • On-time delivery and Customer returns/ delivered quality are key metrics. 
  • Plan/ schedule the manufacturing operations. Establish production goals.  Communicate daily progress towards achieving the monthly objectives through Daily Management Meetings.  Lead the Business Center in the effort to achieve those goals.
  • Develop an operation that fosters continuous improvement.  Lead cross-functional improvement initiatives for safety, on-time delivery, production efficiency, and quality.  Implement strategies to increase efficiency, improve quality, improve on-time delivery and ensure continuous improvement.  
  • Work with quality assurance to identify and correct product or system deficiencies.
  • Manage cost reduction and capital project implementation, as assigned.         
  • Determine and assure appropriate personnel staffing. Develop capabilities through teaching, coaching, establishment of high standards and ensuring accountability. 


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution 
  • 3 years’ experience in Manufacturing environment
  • 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')
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Experience in the investment casting industry a plus
  • Strong leadership skills that creates an engaged employee environment
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments
  • Able to drive improvement through the implementation of the lean manufacturing principles, total quality practices, six sigma
  • Demonstrated results in leading manufacturing excellence
  • A strong technical understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Strong financial literacy