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Job Number1103
Position TitleDirector of Operations/Operations Manager/General Manager
LocationYoungwood, PA
Job Description Summary: The business serves many sectors including defense and aviation companies. In this role, the candidate is responsible for plant operations in a high power semiconductor solutions factory. There is high level leadership position with advancement opportunity. Some basic responsibilities: Establish plant policies and procedures to drive towards a zero accident, zero defect culture. Responsible for all plant activities. Foster a well-trained and motivated staff. This position reports directly to the CEO. Primary Responsibilities: • Maintain a clean and safe plant using 5S practices • Establish and direct plant policies and procedures • Responsible for plant production goals • Improve approach to New Product Development • Lead department heads to ensure coordination of engineering, purchasing, production, planning and shipping • Drive performance management and pay for performance • Responsible for product quality control, process yield, throughput, and productivity • Overall responsibility for day to day operation and oversight of the entire facility • Must possess strong technical and engineering skills • Support sales and marketing team to address customer issues and expand sales • Develop and implement cost savings and continuous improvement activities to lower operational costs via known good methods such as Lean Manufacturing • Must have Board of Directors presence and possess strong communication skills • Other duties as assigned • Travel as required Job Requirements: • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Technical Field Required • Masters degree a plus • Minimum 10 years experience in a manufacturing environment • Must have experience leading a Unionized work force • Minimum 2-5 years experience in Operations Management

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