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Director Manufacturing Operations

Company: Woodward, Inc.
Location: Loves Park
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Director Manufacturing Operations (2204551) Director Manufacturing Operations - 2204551 Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. -

  • Stock Options
  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity -
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members -
  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays -
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance -
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave -
  • Paid parental leave
  • Adoption Assistance - -
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits -
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life -
  • Member referral bonus -
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending -
  • Voluntary benefits, including: - -
  • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave - -Are you ready to make your mark? If you're a Director of Manufacturing Operations, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Reporting to the Group Vice President this position is responsible for multi-product family scope with high business complexity as defined by multiple products, customers and broad product mix. This position accomplishes objectives through leading a multi-disciplined team to achieve operational excellence in support of company visions, including On time Delivery, Delivered Quality, productivity improvement/cost reductions, purchased goods quality and delivery and OEM and aftermarket lead-time requirements. What's In It For You - At Woodward, our "employees" are called and treated as "members" and we've created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It's an inclusive, positive, collaborative, and socially responsible environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes. - What you will be doing -
    • Oversees the order fulfillment process through a group of leaders in a product family structure, which may include any of all of the following functions: Assembly and Test, Planning, Product Support Engineering, Assembly and Test Process Engineering, Tactical Purchasing (Supplier Management, Supplier Quality Engineer and Supplier Quality Techs) Product Quality Assurance/Black Belts and Stock room -
    • Accountable for product family metrics and performance (Quality, Delivery, Responsiveness and cost)
    • Responsible for product family budget, capital plans and staffing requirements
    • Collaborates with, and may lead, multi-disciplined teams comprised of Systems Engineering, Development Engineering and Sales, Service and Marketing organization to optimize strategy and approaches to life cycle management, field reliability, customer issues and product improvement
    • Primary representative for product family with internal and external customers and suppliers
    • Coordinates strategy activities with other product families and operational units to meet top-level goals
    • Implements continuous improvement to achieve departmental and company goals What We Are Looking For -
      • 5+ years' experience of prior product family leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
      • Strong Operations focus; proven ability to lead and manage one or more product families with the following attributes Six Sigma Methodology, Successful track record in a LEAN manufacturing environment, Stringent quality standards, and Progressive/contemporary operational concepts and practices
      • Multi-functional background (i.e. engineering, operations, sales, marketing, project management, materials management)
      • Ability to design and implement operational strategy
      • Thorough understanding of applicable quality system requirements: ISO 9001-2000, AS9100, QS9000
      • Strong financial ability and leadership skills
      • Understands, supports and leads the implementation of LEAN manufacturing techniques (waste elimination, parts flow and pull) and Six Sigma methodologies This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR, or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans - Job Operations Management Primary Location

Keywords: Woodward, Inc., Rockford , Director Manufacturing Operations, Executive , Loves Park, Illinois

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