Director of Advanced Manufacturing 57020

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Winona, MS
$140,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor, Master
Apr 13, 2017
Job ID
Fortune 500, global company is seeking a Director of Advanced Manufacturing in the Winona, MS area. Excellent compensation and benefits!
  • Sets the strategic direction for the plant’s manufacturing;
  • Identifies and implements new or improved processes, new products, and key manufacturing strategies;
  • Leads continuous improvement, sustainability, gaining efficiency, safety upgrades, etc.;
  • Oversees machine performance, manufacturing processes, maintenance, new manufacturing technologies, training people, plant sustainability;
  • Works with the product development team on new product opportunities;
  • Works with operations on machine operations and processes to increase throughput and productivity;
  • Works with finance to develop and control spending of capital budget and annual expense budget;
  • Creates and develops a solid team through training and skill development.
Education:   Bachelor’s degree required; Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred. Master’s degree is a plus.
Required Skills:
  • 8+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Manufacturing Operations knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures;
  • Expertise in high variability manufacturing;
  • Project Management experience;
  • Experience in equipment specification and procurement;
  • Experience in plant engineering and maintenance requirements;
  • Knowledge of sheet metal and assembly operations;
  • Strong leadership, communication, and people development skills.