Manufacturing Director jobs in the United States

Manufacturing Director oversees manufacturing operations and the production management and supervisory teams for a plant or unit. Incorporates organization-wide operational safety, regulatory compliance, quality assurance, and cost control policies and programs into manufacturing processes. Being a Manufacturing Director monitors production metrics, responds to and resolves problems, and recommends process improvements, new technologies, and methods to maximize operational efficiency. Collaborates with leaders to manage and resolve workforce or labor issues and develop long-term solutions. Additionally, Manufacturing Director implements long-term plans for facilities, equipment, materials, technology, and workforce resources to maintain manufacturing capacity and processes that support business goals. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Manufacturing Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Manufacturing Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Director of Manufacturing
  • Challenge Manufacturing
  • Holland, MI FULL_TIME
  • Who We Are

    Challenge’s mission is to manufacture with operational excellence by empowering our employee-owners. As a leading tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry, we drive innovative solutions for future mobility. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry leaders allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do and embody our core values of safety, ownership, and teamwork every day; they are the true driving force in our operations.

    Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned automotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

    Challenge is #QualityDriven and #PeoplePowered!

    Who We Want

    The Director of Operations position will be an integral member of the Operations Leadership Team providing strategic and tactical leadership to drive overall performance goals and objectives to support the business growth strategy. Responsible for the overall strategy and efficient daily operations in each manufacturing facility with the primary accountability for performance results in safety, quality, delivery, cost, customer service, and associate engagement within each manufacturing facility. This position manages all of the Corporate Assembly Project Engineers, estimating engineers, welding, and controls team and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department. This position will oversee multiple plant locations and will play an integral part in developing a strong team and processes across the organization.

    What You'll Do

    • Direct Plant Managers in the preparation and implementation of operating plans and strategies consistent with key metrics
    • Implement strong Lean Manufacturing systems and promote the methodologies usage in operations
    • Plan the use of facilities, equipment, and personnel to meet current and future manufacturing requirements, including department budgets and guidelines, plant layout and improvement and capital expenditure programs.
    • Improve financial performance through waste reduction, cost reduction, and cost improvement plans
    • Collaborate with leaders of other functional areas to develop and drive cross-functional improvement initiatives
    • Ensure operational compliance with applicable regulations issued by OSHA, EPA, EEOC and other Federal, State and local regulatory agencies, in addition to application certification issue for ISO 14001 and TS1694

    When And Where

    This position will sit at our Plant in Holland, MI with travel to support other locations.

    What You Need To Have

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Ten or more years of experience with a minimum of five years of automotive management experience in a Tier 1 or Tier 2 manufacturing environment
    • Multi-Plant experience
    • Metal Stamping and/or Robotic Welding experience preferred
    • Knowledge of Automated MIG and Spot Welding, Projection welding, assembly, SPR, adhesive, sealer, and other body in white applications
    • Work on closing open issues with build shops before cell buy off and hand off to manufacturing facility
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project) required
    • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
    • Has high standards of performance for self
    • Takes responsibility for actions, results, and mistakes
    • Self-motivated and driven performer
    • Maintains positive relationships by constructively resolving conflicts
    • Uses feedback from others to continuously improve performance and work relationships
    • Moves within own and/or other work areas (flexes) to support plant flow
    • Works with sense of urgency to meet needs of customers
    • Excellent communication, follow-thru, interpersonal, presentation, problem solving, and analytical skills
    • Full understanding of automotive PPAP and APQP Standards
    • Overnight travel will be required and will vary based on operational needs

    What We Offer

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, company-paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, Referral Bonus Program, Challenge Incentive Program, and paid time off.

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Director of Manufacturing
  • Granite State Manufacturing
  • Manchester, NH FULL_TIME
  • Position SummaryThe Director of Manufacturing is a highly technical leader with machining expertise who will oversee the Manufacturing Division of the company, ensuring effective and efficient use of ...
  • 1 Month Ago

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Director of Manufacturing
  • SOUTHWARK METAL MANUFACTURING CO
  • Philadelphia, PA FULL_TIME
  • Southwark Metal Manufacturing Company is hiring a Director of Manufacturing for our corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. The Director of Manufacturing will plan, direct, coordinate, and oversee...
  • 1 Month Ago

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Director of Transportation / Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Memphis, TN FULL_TIME
  • Job DescriptionMy client, a well- known global manufacturer, is seeking their Director of Transportation. The position will be seated in Memphis, TN. The Director of Transportation is responsible for ...
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Director-Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Manufacturing - CCC Careers
  • Chicago, IL FULL_TIME
  • DIRECTOR - ADVANCED MANUFACTURING DALEY COLLEGE Daley College is the Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing within the district. Daley College has Advanced Manufacturing training facilities o...
  • 14 Days Ago

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Director of Operations -Manufacturing
  • National Manufacturing Co., Inc.
  • Piscataway, NJ FULL_TIME
  • Job DescriptionNational Manufacturing Co., Inc. is a leading supplier of deep and shallow draw metal forming servicessupplying a broad variety of critical service components to sophisticated customers...
  • 21 Days Ago

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Director, Manufacturing Operations
  • ATCC
  • Manassas, VA
  • Overview: Ready to shape the future of science and global health? ATCC, an internationally recognized biologics manufact...
  • 7/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Quality & Compliance Director (Facilities) - Remote
  • CBRE
  • Washington, DC
  • Quality & Compliance Director (Facilities) - Remote Job ID 170283 Posted 11-Jun-2024 Service line GWS Segment Role type ...
  • 7/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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QA Manager- Little Sesame
  • The Judge Group
  • District Heights, MD
  • As the Quality Assurance (QA) Manager at Little Sesame, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the highest standards o...
  • 7/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director or Senior Director, Quality
  • MaxCyte, Inc
  • Rockville, MD
  • Job Type Full-time Description Job Summary: Oversees all aspects of the Company's Quality management system. Ensures com...
  • 7/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Advanced Manufacturing Technical Specialist
  • Guidehouse
  • Mc Lean, VA
  • Job Family: Technology Consulting Travel Required: Up to 25% Clearance Required: Ability to Obtain Secret What You Will ...
  • 7/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director of Quality Assurance - GLP / CLIA
  • Precision For Medicine
  • Frederick, MD
  • Precision for Medicine is the first global precision medicine clinical research services organization, purpose-built to ...
  • 7/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Sr. Quality Assurance Manager (BLA preparation experience)
  • Kolon TissueGene, Inc.
  • Rockville, MD
  • About the Company: KOLON TISSUEGENE is a leader in biopharmaceuticals, specializing in cutting-edge regenerative medicin...
  • 7/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Production Manager
  • Rockwool
  • Ranson, WV
  • Production Manager: Do you thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing environment while managing others to their highest poten...
  • 7/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Manufacturing Director jobs
$164,728 to $215,972