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Director of Manufacturing

Company: Maintainer Corp of Iowa
Location: Sheldon
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

General Responsibility Statement: The Director of Manufacturing is responsible for Managing Production and associated functions in the facility. Working through subordinate managers, this position ensures employees are capable of producing units within scheduled time frames, at targeted costs and quality specifications. Monitors quality and performance in areas of assigned responsibility and initiates corrective action measures as required. Must maintain focus on primary objectives and the organizational mission and purpose.
Essential Job Responsibilities: Supervises the Manufacturing operations throughout the organization by working through respective leaders. Retains and develops an adequate number of productive and motivated employees. Assures that all human resource-related and safety-related programs are administered consistently within company policies.
Manages people resources to meet production schedule demands. Monitors production flow and assists subordinate managers with identifying and resolving challenges.
Assures the safety and well being of all employees in assigned work areas. Promotes safety on an ongoing basis to assure awareness and compliance.
Leads strategies and processes designed to ensure material cost objectives are achieved.
Produces high quality products through management and supervision of quality processes and by actively participating in and promoting continuous improvement through lean activities.
Identifies opportunities to make significant gains in product quality and productivity through changes in production processes, people processes, and manufacturing systems.
Directs the acquisition of production-related equipment. Oversees the preventive maintenance program for production areas.
Manages budget and expenditures as approved by the President.
Performs other duties as requested by the President.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education, Reasoning ability, and or Experience: A four-year degree (B.A. or B.S.) and at least five years previous management experience in a custom production environment is required. Mechanical/Industrial engineering education and experience is a plus.
The ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to apply problem-solving techniques. Capacity to constructively deal with problems involving several variables. Accepts, supports and encourages productive change. Involves others, as appropriate, in the decision-making process. Practices and encourages intelligent risk taking.
Must have knowledge and understanding of the following mathematical expressions and have the ability to apply them to the general responsibilities of the positions. Math requirements, but not limited to logarithms, exponents, and simple statistics. Including the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Communication and Language skills: Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write complex correspondence. Capacity to effectively present information in one-on-one, and group situations. Adjusts communication to fit the audience and situation. Conveys thoughts clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Displays contagious enthusiasm for objectives, tasks and people. Positively affects the commitment of others through interactive, engaged management style.
Physical Demands: Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Required to sit and use computer, handle paperwork, also to stand and use hands and fingers to grasp and hold objects, tools and/or controls, likewise reach with arms and hands. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is also, at times, exposed to fumes and or airborne particulates.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Directly supervises a team of Managers within the manufacturing/maintenance departments. Directly supervises other subordinate employees in the Planning department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training and development of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; making salary recommendations; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Leadership Orientation: Supports organizational values and holds others accountable for value-driven performance and behavior while encouraging others to pursue self-development activities. Motivates others to make superior customer service a top priority and does not overlook sub-par work. Addresses performance deficiencies early and is involved in the performance coaching and disciplinary action processes. Is a positive example in communication, collaboration, teamwork, and ethical standards. Sees what needs to be done and does it in support of the company mission.
Follows all organizational and departmental procedures, safety policies and directives as outlined in, but not limited to: Maintainer Employee Handbook and Quality Manual.


Keywords: Maintainer Corp of Iowa, Sioux Falls , Director of Manufacturing, Executive , Sheldon, South Dakota

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