Excellent process and problem solving skills
An excellent team player with strong people skills at all levels of the organization
Effective communication skills, including verbal (logical and organized), written, listening and presentation Computer skills: highly proficient in Microsoft applications: Power Point, Excel and Word
Experience with ERP systems (G2, Epicor) and machine utilization systems (Forcam)
Ability to communicate with and influence employees and management at all levels
Take charge individual with clear sense of urgency
Decisive; experienced in and capable of dealing with conflict and resolving issues promptly
Proven track record of meeting commitments with the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Business Management or a related degree; Engineering disciplines also may be applicable: Industrial, Mechanical Engineering. Significant work experience may replace the requirement for a Bachelor’s degree (15 years or more).
Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause corrective action methodology, visual factory management, statistical process control techniques, quality assurance processes, coaching and performance management, safety practices, operations metrics/dashboard measurement.
Minimum of 5 years of Operations management experience (prefer 10+ years) leading teams of operations and/or technical, Engineering professionals.
Previous experience in machining is required; prefer experience build-to-print Aerospace manufacturing with milling, turning, CNC 4 & 5-axis machining, lathes, grinding, boring operations.
Prior experience in a unionized facility is preferred