Location: Garden City
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Aerospace & Defense is a leading provider of engine and aircraft
monitoring systems, data acquisition units, power distribution
systems, fuel and fluid measurement systems, engine and airframe
sensors, cables, harness assemblies, avionics blowers, fans, and
heat transfer and cooling. It serves all segments of the industry
from commercial jetliners, business aircraft and helicopters to
military aircraft, ground vehicles, space craft and rockets.
AMETEK Hughes-Treitler (HT) is the industry leader in
high-performance, plate-fin, Aluminum/Inconel heat exchangers for
Military and Commercial Engine, Rotary, Airframe, and similar
applications. HT specializes in custom build-to-specification
applications where thermal performance, weight, structural and
reliability are key considerations. HT provides Engine Surface
Coolers, Fuel-Cooled Oil Coolers, Air-Cooled Oil Coolers, high
temperature Buffer/Pre-Coolers, and bundled Heat
Exchanger/Fan/Blower/Duct systems for the most challenging
AMETEK Rotron is the industry leader in the design, development,
manufacture and through life support of high performance, high
reliability AC and brushless DC Fans, Blowers and Cooling Systems.
With over 25 product active families, we offer the widest available
military and aerospace cooling product range in the world, along
with a capability to use our field-proven core product baselines to
create unique configurations - addressing system specific space,
weight noise, power and system interface requirements.
The Vice President of Operations is a highly visible and key
leadership role in the business unit and will lead Operations for
both the HT and Rotron businesses with sites in Garden City, NY,
Woodstock, NY, El Cajon, CA and operations in Reynosa, MX. This
position will be responsible for managing and driving results for
all areas of operations as well as the safe and effective
manufacturing of our products. This includes shaping the overall
vision and direction of the manufacturing operation, engineering,
quality assurance and quality control. In addition, this position
directs all initiatives of manufacturing process improvements and
motivating teams to strive for high quality performance.
This person will have a hands-on approach while remaining strategic
and ensuring that a proper organizational structure is in place
that utilizes lean manufacturing processes to direct plant
operations, consistent with sales forecasts, production schedules
and planned growth. The key to success in this position is
consistently meeting production and sales (revenue and profit)
Leads and manages the Operations Leadership team, either directly
or indirectly, and EHS and Production Planning. Indirectly
responsible for and leads the direct reports of the Operations
Leadership team, such as individual contributors and production
Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Lead and manage all aspects of manufacturing in the business
unit including regular visits to each site. This includes health,
safety, and environmental stewardship; material control,
labor/overhead planning, forecasting, budgeting, engineering,
capital planning and expenditures, plant-level production planning
and control, quality assurance/inspection, facilities planning and
--- Build, lead and develop a highly motivated and world-class
team. This includes developing an organization to meet the business
unit's goals and manufacturing initiatives, driving a
performance-based culture. Manages staff selection, performance,
development and training processes to ensure team competencies and
capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations.
--- Responsible for the development and implementation of
manufacturing strategy and readiness to support business
objectives. Establish metrics, measurements and tools to improve
efficiency, effectiveness and communication; ensuring the
requirements of the customer are met, optimizing product value,
reducing cost and ensuring on time delivery.
--- Ongoing evaluation and process improvement of plant reliability
and productivity. This includes identifying, developing,
implementing and managing innovative, effective and economical
production methods, systems and processes
--- Consistently monitor operations and analyze costs to maximize
opportunities to contain costs and increase quality, efficiency and
profit margins. This includes recommending and managing capital
improvements to capitalize on business opportunities, increasing
plant reliability, lowering production product cost, rationalizing
manufacturing processes and sites as necessary to meet corporate
--- Actively champion continuous process improvement efforts across
all aspects of operations and ensure that all manufacturing
facilities are properly and consistently applying lean tools and
methodologies (e.g. VSM, standard work, pull systems, SMED,
variance reduction, etc.) to drive quality, delivery and
productivity improvements, while minimizing lead-time and WIP.
--- Assistance in the direction of environmental, health and safety
programs and dealing with regulatory agencies on related matters,
as required. Maintain a safe work environment that meets and/or
exceeds all applicable OSHA and environmental requirements.
Education and Experience:
--- Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or other technical
related discipline is required; MBA or other relevant advanced
degree is preferred.
--- Proven record of success as a "hands on" operations management
leader with at least 10 years' experience in similar role with a
history of progressively responsible career progression.
--- Due to ITAR Restrictions, an export license may be
Required Skills and Abilities:
--- Strong business acumen, analytical thinking and numerical
ability, problem solving skills and communications skills (both
written and oral) with attention to detail..
--- Highly strategic but can quickly flex to tactical,
forward-thinking and collaborative.
--- Proven ability to successfully handle multiple projects and
meet critical deadlines.
--- Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a
commitment to relationship-building, both internally and
--- Experience should include build-to-order manufacturing
management experience in medium volume/high-mix production
environments, preferably in the military or aerospace
--- Demonstrated history of progression through manufacturing ranks
within a multi-site setting with successful change implementation
and implementing of operational excellence improvements such as
lean manufacturing, demand flow, and six sigma.
--- Strong ability to communicate with all levels of the
organization from the production floor to the executive office;
strong interpersonal, leadership, & organizational skills.
--- Familiar with a manufacturing machining environment.
--- Demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with a variety of
lean tools and methodologies including, but not limited to: VSM,
Standard Work, Pull Systems & Kanban, Integrated Business Planning,
Daily Management, 5S/Visual Management, 3P, SMED, TPM, Variation
Reduction and Six Sigma. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and
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