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Director of Manufacturing

Company: Omron Automation
Location: Renton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Work at OMRON!Omron is a leading global manufacturer of industrial automation products focused on sensing and control technologies. Omron Automation has locations in Renton, WA, Chatsworth, CA, and Amherst, NH where we design and manufacture technologically-complex electronics that are used in industrial automation applications by manufacturers across the globe.
At Omron Automation, our culture is one where you have the empowerment to drive results through collaboration while working hands-on with cutting-edge products. Our company has a strong track record of innovation, and a record of accomplishment of developing successful products for the global market.
Omron Automation is a subsidiary of Omron Corporation, an $8 billion global technology company celebrating more than 80 years of success. Join us in our mission to Improve Lives and Contribute to a Better Society.
Omron Automation is seeking a Director of Manufacturing to work at the Renton, WA facility. This person will direct and manage plant assembly and test operations with overall responsibility of Production. With the ultimate goal of creating a world-class manufacturing process, the Director of Manufacturing will be responsible for meeting production and profitability goals by translating product line forecasts into a build and resource plan to effectively manage production resources. They will drive continuous improvement and optimization of all processes and production related activities ensuring policies and procedures are followed with a focus on improving productivity, efficiency, and quality. In addition, they will define goals, improves technologies, and resolves problems in conjunction with managers of Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Engineering, and Supply Chain. Finally, the Director of Manufacturing will be responsible for staffing, budgeting, and the selection of personnel for employment and performance management for their departments.
Our Commitment to Employees:

  • Training and Career Development Program to give employees a learning path with the necessary tools and resources they need to help build their career at Omron.
  • Great financial opportunities with competitive compensation, immediate 401k match with 100% vesting, profit sharing, and Blue Cross Blue Shield for medical, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits.
  • Community Awareness that includes activities with local non-profit organizations and a Matching Gift Program.
  • Work-Life Balance with Flexible Work Arrangements, Flexible Work Hours, and Sick/Vacation/Holiday Pay.
  • Wellness Activities such as Walking Contests, Nutritional Learning Sessions, On Site Flu shots and Health Screenings.
    • Direct and manage plant operations and monitor performance for production and quality standards.
    • Provide strategic direction for manufacturing operations in support of the overall corporate strategy.
    • Coordinate plant activities with departmental managers to ensure manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner.
    • Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards.
    • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
    • Develop and implement operating metrics and standard operating procedures designed to eliminate problems and improve production capability.
    • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.
    • Lead change within the organization to adapt to customer needs and to take advantage of new opportunities to provide products and services.
    • Oversee budget, ensure projects are closed on time and on target, delivering support for new product development and develop employees.
    • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable law, including interviewing, hiring, and training employees
    • Periodic and ad hoc reporting of the department's activities, KPI and the progress of goals and plans
    • Plan, assign, and direct work; to include appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems
      Job Requirements
      • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Finance, Engineering or related field, with a Master's degree preferred
      • Ten years of management experience in high-change environment with a demonstrated ability to lead, develop, and motivate a Manufacturing team within a global technology company
      • Proven track record of project management, team leadership, problem solving, risk mitigation and budget adherence for multiple programs
      • Demonstrated ability to tactically execute OAA's strategic plan for Manufacturing within an effective and timely manner
      • Proven comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the production organization concerned with the assembly and processing operations to include a thorough understanding of manufacturing related policies and procedures, and quality requirements.
      • Documented knowledge expert of Quality Systems and Standards for an electronics manufacturer
      • Demonstrated strong fundamental understanding of manufacturing processes and production environments including a thorough understanding of quality and customer requirements
      • Demonstrated effectiveness as a Six Sigma Champion
      • Ability and willingness to travel 5% of the time
        Omron is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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