• Senior Manager Manufacturing

    Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/27/2018 5:07 PM)
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  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter


    Scope: The Director Manufacturing has the responsibility to manage an array of multi-functional production units with in the FMF facility that includes both represented and non-represented staff. The Director Manufacturing directs daily activities through subordinate managers who have a goal to attain production goals consistent with cost, quality and delivery schedules established by the customer. This position interacts with senior management on many complex issues and deals with a large scope of employees.


    Responsibilities & Tasks: 

    • Manages the Production Department to achieve the goals of cost, quality and delivery dates established by the customer and reflected in the product contract.
    • Reviews and establishes material, equipment and manpower resources need to meet all customer requirements.
    • Develops and communicates departmental standards & practices to the unit managers, department personnel and senior management.
    • Coordinates production activities with other facility functions such as:
      • Material Management – Supply Chain Management.
      • Marketing and Sales Development.
      • New product development that includes projecting production resource needs.
      • Customer Service for guarantees and warranties on products already produced and delivered.
      • Manufacturing Engineering specification.
      • Product Inspection for Quality Control.
    • Responsible for coordinating or approving the overall Human Resource actions taken in the Department, such as:
      • Employment decisions.
      • Skills and People-Management Training provided.
      • Employee motivation and encouragement.
      • Employee counseling.
      • Employee Discipline, to include suspension and termination decisions.
    • Other related duties as assigned by senior management.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

    Bachelor's degree required.


    Experience Required:

    Functional (Using Skill Set): 5-10 years

    Management: 5-10 years

    Industry: 3-5 years 


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable): 

    • Ability to effectively work with all management levels with in the company.
    • Ability to resolve complex manufacturing problems.
    • Ability to successfully manage an annual operating budget with a production schedule.
    • Excellent communication skills; to both senior management as well as the production floor.
    • Excellent team management and motivational skills.
    • Knowledge of defense industry electronics manufacturing.
    • Ability to manage direct-report departmental staff with delegation of assignments.
    • Ability to manage and influence both exempt and non-exempt personnel.
    • Ability to manage technical staff employees.
    • Ability to manage represented production staff employees.
    • Familiar with electronic test equipment and testing techniques.
    • Familiar with electronic design techniques.
    • Understanding of reliability and supportability predictions and requirements.
    • Understanding of mechanical requirements.
    • Understanding of configuration management practices.
    • Understanding of LEAN manufacturing practices.
    • Knowledge of MRP systems.


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