Randstad Director of Plant Operations in New Britain, Connecticut

Director of Plant Operations

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job details:

  • location:New Britain, CT

  • salary:$130,000 - $160,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, August 15, 2017

  • experience:5 years

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:132044

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description

A Manufacturing Director is needed for a leading specialty metal manufacturing organization. The Manufacturing Director is responsible for overseeing manufacturing strategy, goals, and metrics. Tasks include directing a team of production supervisors, leading manufacturing project implementation, ensuring manufacturing KPI's are maintained, and working with senior leadership on strategic goals. Qualified candidates must have a 5+ years' of experience as a Manufacturing Director, Plant Manager, or Operations Manager in a facility which manufacturer's metal parts and components via stamping, CNC machining, laser processing, and assembly methods. This is a direct hire role located in Hartford, CT metro area. Relocation assistance may be considered for qualified regional candidates.

Responsibilities for the Director of Plant Operations

  • Lead overall manufacturing strategy for the plants

  • Guide, lead, and manager a team of production supervisors on organizational strategy and deliverables

  • Drive plant initiatives which reduce scrap and create customer satisfaction

  • Monitor financial performance, measure and analyze results, variances, productivity, quality, and customer service; initiate corrective actions plans to minimize variances

  • Support lean manufacturing and quality programs

Requirements for the Director of Plant Operations

  • 5+ years' of experience as a Manufacturing Director, Plant Manager, or Operations Manager in a facility which manufacturer's metal parts and components via stamping, CNC machining, laser processing, and assembly methods

  • BS Degree, preferably in engineering

  • Proven leadership skills; must have a track record of energizing, motivating and inspiring others

  • Must have a proven track record driving continuous improvement and cost reductions

  • Strong safety and quality background; Working knowledge of ISO 9002 / QS 9000 and ISO 13495 preferable

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits

  • 401 K with match

  • Profit sharing

Job Number: 132044