Responsible for the overall leadership and management of manufacturing operations and the operations strategy for Independent Cart Technology (ICT) products and solutions at the Devens, MA and East Setauket, NY facilities. ICT products include linear motors and drives, configure-to-order and engineer-to-order solutions. Many of these ICT products and solutions are in the early stages of market adoption. Key functions included in this job are new product introduction, manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, employee relations, production control, inventory control, procurement, information technology, quality, safety and environment, and logistics.
The position is expected to collaborate with global business partners to work toward common platforms, methods, procedures, and systems. The position has leadership responsibilities to drive a lean continuous improvement culture leading to quality improvements, cycle time reductions, safety improvements, cost and waste reductions, inventory reductions, supplier development and on-time shipping performance.
This position will be responsible for establishing and implementing operations strategy for ICT products in the Devens/East Setauket plants. The individual is responsible for an operating budget of approximately $10M and manufacturing shipments in excess of $50M. Direct and indirect reports of approximately 70 non-union employees.
Manufacturing process knowledge in configure-to-order and engineered-to-order assembly environment
New product introduction operations planning and execution
Materials and order management, planning, and procurement
Responsible for driving continuous improvement regarding costs, quality, delivery, cycle time and asset management through Lean practices.
Capacity planning and management
Demonstrates business leadership throughout the organization to create and achieve strategic and tactical objectives for the operation. Responsible for developing, maintaining and implementing a Strategic Manufacturing and Operations Plan that supports productivity and financial objectives.
Quality systems management
Employee relations with a US based workforce
Develop expense and capital budgets and manage financial performance.
Manage all issues associated with facility operations, maintenance, and Rockwell Automation's presence in the local community
Ensures thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, security, quality and environmental), and functional policies published within Rockwell Automation.
Creates, motivates and leads cross-functional teams across the organization to achieve the objectives of the company.
Fosters culture of teamwork which values employee engagement and open communication within the facility and the business as a whole
Lead systemic approach to workforce planning and succession planning, including identification and development of top talent
Foster a performance based culture, including performance standards and career development planning for key talent in order to enhance the employee value proposition and positively impact employee engagement and retention.
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet
Internal Number: 2592238
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