Director of Manufacturing
Company: Maintainer Corp of Iowa
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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