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Sr. Manufacturing Manager (San Antonio, TX)

Published On 10/19/2023

Location: San Antonio, TX
Department: Manufacturing
Reports to: Gregory E Booth

Sr. Manufacturing Manager (San Antonio, TX)

Job Posting: Manages the manufacturing duties of an organization while developing and implementing continuous improvement strategies in a manufacturing setting.

Core Duties:

·         Assists with overseeing all duties associated with manufacturing operations, including production, processing, machinery, and packaging.

·         Develops a manufacturing plan and production schedule and modifies employees’ schedules to meet that plan

·         Leads and directs the work of other employees in the manufacturing setting Supervision is often provided through one or more subordinate supervisors or managers.

·         Works with Operations leaders to optimize the manufacturing plan and production schedule to meet customer orders/demand

·         Manages the development and implementation of continuous improvement strategies in a manufacturing setting

·         Studies the organization's manufacturing processes and identifies opportunities for process improvement or efficiency optimization.

·         Recommends manufacturing processes designed to be efficient, cost-effective, and to promote quality and reliability

·         Tracks progress against established goals

·         Manages the manufacturing equipment to establish calibration and maintenance schedules

·         Helps to troubleshoot and repair equipment. Shows results in reports. May train personnel in equipment usage and processes.

·         Collaborates with functional leadership to identify and select processes or projects for inclusion in the organization's continuous improvement initiative.

·         Develops and monitors the implementation of process changes meant to result in cost or waste reduction, productivity improvement, customer satisfaction, and profitability increases.

·         Recommended changes that may impact floor layout, material flow, or machinery selection and use

Job Requirements:

·         BS in Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial or Materials Engineering preferred; in lieu of a degree, candidates with significant manufacturing experience are encouraged to apply.

·         Candidates would have >5+ years experience in managing various manufacturing teams

·         Ideal candidates will have polymer films or coatings experience with significant involvement in process engineering, production operations and/or quality control environments.

·         Familiarity with statistics & hypothesis-driven problem-solving methodologies; for example: Six Sigma, DOE, 8D, DMAIC, Lean, etc.

·         Interpersonal skills in developing positive working relationships with other employees working with the production process. Desire to lead projects with cross-functional stakeholders.

·         Process-orientation with an attention to detail.

·         Ability to travel 10-20% if necessary