Join the Kurt J. Lesker Company (KJLC) in Enabling Technology for a Better World. We are seeking a results driven, experienced individual to join our Manufacturing Division and drive our production manufacturing processes. This position is located at our Global headquarters in Jefferson Hills, PA. KJLC is a growing global manufacturer and distributor of vacuum technology who was named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work.
The Manufacturing Manager will be accountable for all aspects of our production manufacturing group including the daily operations of the production floor. This person will be involved from the beginning in starting this new operation. They must be able to build and drive forward a culture in their manufacturing team that produces high quality products safely and on time while meeting short and long term financial goals. They must have direct experience leading and managing manufacturing operations that produce products for the Semiconductor, Medical, Aerospace or Automotive industries.
Key Job Elements:
Cultivate and support key leaders within the manufacturing group
Manage and adjust team members to meet business needs
Manage and adjust equipment and facilities to meet business needs
Establish project and job priorities
Establish and manage key performance indicators (metrics) that drive performance.
Drive and motivate continuous improvements and safety at all levels.
Detailed involvement in job and project problem solving
Customer relationship building and periodic travel
Ensuring that the Company’s manufacturing methods, equipment and people evolve to align with our Company’s business changes and strategic goals.
BS in Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
Minimum 8 years work experience in production manufacturing
Experience managing teams of people
Lean and 6S experience
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Strong understanding of machining
Strong understanding of welding / fabricating
General basic understanding of Manufacturing finance (P&L, Overheads, Absorption)
Kurt J. Lesker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability