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Latrobe, Pennsylvania System One
System One is currently searching for a Manufacturing Technical Manager for an industry-leading client in the Latrobe, PA area Job Summary This is a Management position providing overall assistance and support to the Manufacturing department with an emphasis on driving and improving the technical capabilities throughout operations. Responsible for establishing downward trends in waste and labor costs and upward trends in efficiency and utilization. Responsible for performing important management functions at a level directly under theSite Manager, Operations. Essential Duties & Responsibilities DirectsSite ensuring effective actions are being undertaken to constantly improve operating performance. Ensures standards for product quality, equipment, and operator performance are maintained. Development of technical teams and individuals within processing, sampling, molds/materials of new products, set-ups and mold changes. Supports and implements Lean Manufacturing tools and policies. Reviews operational performance daily against plant, standards and KPI objectives. Initiates recommendations on purchases of new equipment, technology and software in order to strengthen the manufacturing capabilities of the plant. Supports and leads cost reduction initiatives with external suppliers and technical improvements through efficiency and automation. Develops, monitors and reports on operating performance within functional areas as well as operation goals and KPIs. Manages program cost evolution and profitability of the current programs comparing to equipment capabilities and opportunities for CI and automation. Leads efforts to implement new programs/projects with equipment, manpower and facility infrastructure capital expenditures. Interfaces with other departments to ensure proper handoffs are made and support given to new projects and work methods. Keeps employees informed of company/department plans and progress. Works with the engineering, maintenance, quality and operational leadership teams regarding technical capabilities and improvements. Ensures that corporate business plans, strategies and action items are effectively implemented. Prepares and leads presentations of performance to customers and company management. Manages Departments and Functional areas of the company as assigned, which could normally include: Program Management, Plant/Production Management, Maintenance, Quality/Continuous Improvements, and Purchasing/MRO. Accountable to appropriate Site Manager or Managing Director for these and any other related duties or projects assigned. Competencies Manufacturing Safety College Degree or 10+ years Manufacturing/Technical Leadership Experience 10+ Years Injection Molding Experience Tooling and Processing experience within Injection Molding field