Job Posting

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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