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Director of Manufacturing

Hauppauge, NY 11788

Posted: 03/13/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Manufacturing/ Production/Production Development Job Number: 9211

Job Description

Job Summary: We are partnering with an Industrial Machinery Manufacturer in their search for a Director of Manufacturing.  Located in the Hauppauge area, the ideal candidate will come with a strong CNC machining foundation paired with manufacturing engineering experience.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement manufacturing strategies aligned with the company's overall business goals.
  • Oversee daily operations, including production planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and budgeting.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and optimize workflows.
  • Possess a deep understanding of CNC machining principles, best practices, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Analyze production data to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.
  • Stay current with advancements in manufacturing technology and equipment.
  • Manage a team of manufacturing professionals, fostering a culture of safety, collaboration, and accountability.
  • Recruit, train, and develop manufacturing personnel to ensure a highly skilled workforce.
  • Address and effectively resolve conflicts within the manufacturing team.
  • Implement and maintain a robust quality management system to ensure consistent adherence to industry standards and customer specifications.
  • Oversee regulatory compliance and ensure all manufacturing processes adhere to safety protocols.
  • Proven experience with CAM software and CNC programming, with a strong understanding of Fanuc controls.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field (highly preferred).
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience in CNC machining operations (lathe and mill), including programming, setup, and operation.
  • Strong understanding of lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate, coach, and develop a team.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent decision-making abilities with a focus on achieving business objectives.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and relevant manufacturing software.
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