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Senior Manufacturing Manager- Controls

Company: GRN Piedmont
Location: Hickory
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Work closely with all functional groups to develop and implement robust, capable and cost-effective manufacturing and assembly processes and its related documentation for use throughout the manufacturing facility. Promote and usage of company standardization and continuous improvements techniques.

Position Duties:
Maintain and improve existing processes and equipment.
Actively looks and implements continuous improvement activities to existing production equipment.
Provide trouble shooting support to existing processes and equipment.
Supports preparation of skill sets and training programs for technical groups (i.e., maintenance technicians)
Proficient at PLC programming and troubleshooting.
Capable to select and integrate vision systems, robotic systems and other automation devices to existing production equipment.
- Supports process cost estimates and capital investment requirements to support financial decisions required to evaluate new business opportunities.
Supports product manufacturability analysis to ensure an efficient, robust, capable and cost-effective manufacturing method which meets customer requirements.
Visit machine suppliers to discuss equipment specification and monitor status versus plan to ensure meeting customer target dates, be present during pre and final acceptance. Responsible for the implementation of the equipment on the floor from delivery to hand off to production.
Assume complete process ownership of assigned new project, manufacturing or assembly area and provide appropriate level of floor support.
Responsible to maintain updated back up for robotic systems, CNC equipment, PLC, vision system.
Monitor manufacturing cost during series production to ensure it adheres to plan.
Support SFM (Shop Floor Management)
Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.
Other duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor or department manager
Understand and comply with IATF16949, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, and OSHA requirements and all state and local applicable laws
Actively participate in Safety Activities and Investigations
Actively participate in meetings and training courses
Use PPE as required in specific work areas
Ability to communicate with associates, supervisors, technicians and managers
Complete required documentation and forms.
May be required to work modified schedule to support customer requirements (ie: overtime, vacation coverage, off-shifts, 8 and/or 12-hour schedules, holidays.
Comply with all Corporate, Regional, and local HR policies/guidelines, Group Directives and Group Procedures that are applicable to your position.
Adhere to Suspect Material and Containment Procedure (W150-04)

Essential Skills and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED
Proficient computer skills with Microsoft and CAD software
Capable of making sound decisions in a timely manner
Excellent communications capabilities with both verbal and written means

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in related field plus 3-year minimum experience in related field or equivalent
Knowledge of machining process, CNC programming, cutting tools selection, assembly and robotic process
3-year minimum experience of Core Tools application (PFMEA, APQP, PPAP, SPC).
GD&T knowledge
Welding process, either Arc Welding (TIG/MIG) or Resistance Welding desirable Laser Welding)
Vision systems integration, programming and trouble shooting
Load cell set up and trouble shooting
Lean Manufacturing knowledge (6 sigma, 5S, TPM, SMED, Pull system)

Reporting to Position : Engineering Intern, Engineering technician

Keywords: GRN Piedmont, Hickory , Senior Manufacturing Manager- Controls, Executive , Hickory, North Carolina

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